Gorbio tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gorbio in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Gorbio: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

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

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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Roquebrune-Cap-Martin at 3 km and Peille at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gorbio, 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 Gorbio 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 Gorbio

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)

More information about Gorbio, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gorbio, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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

  • La citronneraie (5km)
  • Serre de la Madone (5km)
  • Palais Carnolès (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

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

Gorbio 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 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