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Gassin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gassin: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Gassin, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is high on a hill above Saint-Tropez

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Gassin. For detailed visitor information see the Gassin travel guide.

Gassin is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 55 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Gassin is 706 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Gassin include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include La Croix-Valmer at 3 km and Port Grimaud at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gassin, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gassin in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Gassin


Markets in and near Gassin

  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (2km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (3km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (25km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (26km)

More information about Gassin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gassin, France

What to do at Gassin? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gassin.


  • Marineland d'Antibes (61km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (26km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (26km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (27km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (0km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (12km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (30km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (39km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (39km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (39km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (41km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (44km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gassin

Canton: Saint-Tropez

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83580

Distance to Gassin

from Toulon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 706 km

from Calais: 930 km

from Nice: 76 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

Gassin is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Gassin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cavalaire-sur-Mer, Cogolin, Grimaud, La Croix-Valmer, Ramatuelle and Saint-Tropez.

This page in French: Visiter Gassin

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