Gonfaron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bormes-les-Mimosas at 19 km from Gonfaron

Visit Gonfaron: highlights and tourist information

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Gonfaron is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bormes-les-Mimosas at 19 km and Grimaud at 20 km.

Gonfaron, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

The lovely historic centre of Bormes-le-Mimosas overflows with plants and flowers...

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide


at 20 km (direction east)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the many gardens...

See Grimaud guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical of Provencal...

See Lorgues guide
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

Le Lavandou is a quiet resort on the Cote d'Azur with several beaches close...

See Le Lavandou guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon and the French...

See Entrecasteaux guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical town...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 24 km (direction east)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along the waterfront, is mostly...

See Port Grimaud guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet historic centre of Flayosc is...

See Flayosc guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a castle as well as...

See Hyeres guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

The focus at family-friendly Cavalaire-sur-Mer is firmly on the beach and related activities...

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the wide choice of beaches that attracts most visitors to La Croix-Valmer...

See La Croix-Valmer guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval quarter and the shady...

See Salernes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Gassin, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is high on a hill...

See Gassin guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost, but the town will...

See Draguignan guide

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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

What to do at Gonfaron? 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 Saint Bernard (26km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (26km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (26km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (26km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (28km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (32km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (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

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

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

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