Gilette tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gilette: highlights and tourist information

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Gilette is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Gilette is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 11 km and Vence at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gilette, 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 Gilette 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 Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Gilette

Markets in and near Gilette

  • Carros: market Saturday (7km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (20km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (21km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (21km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (24km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (26km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (29km)

More information about Gilette, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gilette, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gilette.


  • Marineland d'Antibes (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (22km)
  • Saorge Monastery (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (11km)
  • Jardin botanique (18km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (21km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (28km)
  • La citronneraie (28km)
  • Serre de la Madone (28km)
  • Palais Carnolès (28km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (28km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (30km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (11km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (15km)
  • Tete de Chien (23km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (35km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (35km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (36km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (39km)
  • Lac d'Allos (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (21km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gilette

Canton: Roquesteron

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gilette

from Nice (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 884 km

from Nice: 18 km

from Bordeaux: 625 km

from Strasbourg: 528 km

Getting here

Gilette is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Gilette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bezaudun-les-Alpes, Bonson, Bouyon, La Roquette-sur-Var, Le Broc, Les Ferres, Levens, Revest-les-Roches, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Martin-du-Var, Toudon and Tourette-du-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Gilette