Gonfaron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gonfaron: highlights and tourist information

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Gonfaron is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 36 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Gonfaron is 686 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bormes-les-Mimosas at 19 km and Grimaud at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gonfaron, 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 Gonfaron 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 Gonfaron

Markets in and near Gonfaron

Market days in Gonfaron: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (0km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (9km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (19km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (20km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Gonfaron, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gonfaron, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (16km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (38km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (21km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (24km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (25km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (26km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (26km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (26km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (26km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (28km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (32km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (9km)
  • Mont Faron (33km)
  • Cap Sicié (43km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (44km)
  • Lac de Quinson (46km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (56km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (62km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (34km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gonfaron

Canton: Besse-sur-Issole

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83590

Distance to Gonfaron

from Toulon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 686 km

from Calais: 912 km

from Nice: 90 km

from Bordeaux: 573 km

from Strasbourg: 596 km

Getting here

Gonfaron 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 Gonfaron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Flassans-sur-Issole, Les Mayons and Pignans.

This page in French: Visiter Gonfaron