Gorbio tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gorbio: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as much for the scenery as the pretty historic village itself

Gorbio is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Roquebrune-Cap-Martin at 3 km and Peille at 4 km.

Gorbio, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction north-east)

Sainte-Agnes is the highest coastal village in Europe, 800 metres above sea-level and close...

See Sainte-Agnes guide


at 3 km (direction south-east)

Medieval Roquebrune village and the coastal Cap Martin combine to make Roquebrune-Cap-Martin one of...

See Roquebrune-Cap-Martin guide


at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the effort and...

See Peille guide


at 5 km (direction east)

The beautiful town of Menton, on the slopes of a hill near the Italian...

See Menton guide


at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

Castellar is a small 15th century village in the hills above Menton with various...

See Castellar guide


at 5 km (direction south-west)

The Municipality of Monaco, with high-rise blocks squeezed onto every square inch, is a...

See Monaco guide
Basilica of Saint-Michael the Archangel in Menton

Basilica of Saint-Michael the Archangel in Menton

Church at 5 km (direction east)

The basilica of Saint-Michael the archangel in Menton is a baroque style church built...

See Basilica of Saint-Michael the Archangel in Menton guide


at 5 km (direction west)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets and the stunning views...

See Peillon guide
La Turbie

La Turbie

at 6 km (direction south-west)

The small village of La Turbie developed in medieval times, or earlier, around the...

See La Turbie guide
The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

Garden at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

Stunning exotic garden overlooking Monaco and the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique de Monaco guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

Eze is one of our favourite villages in the whole of France, with exceptional...

See Eze guide
The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden overlooking the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque architecture in a small...

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge are a very scenic...

See Sospel guide

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Markets in and near Gorbio

  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (5km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (13km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (14km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (18km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (27km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Gorbio, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (6km)
  • Saorge Monastery (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Palais Carnolès (5km)
  • La citronneraie (5km)
  • Serre de la Madone (5km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (14km)
  • Jardin botanique (17km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (32km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (34km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (44km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (44km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tete de Chien (7km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (16km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (25km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (38km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (14km)
  • Parc Phœnix (23km)

Geography and distances

Gorbio is in the south-east of France at 17 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Gorbio is 686 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gorbio

Canton: Menton-Ouest

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gorbio

from Nice (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 686 km

from Calais: 900 km

from Nice: 17 km

from Bordeaux: 648 km

from Strasbourg: 534 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beausoleil, Castellar, Castillon, La Turbie, Menton, Monaco, Peille, Peillon, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and Sainte-Agnes.

This page in French: Visiter Gorbio