Gourdon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gourdon in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Gourdon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by the many thousands of other visitors to the region!

Important note

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

Gourdon is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 24 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Gourdon is 672 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Gourdon include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Opio at 6 km and Tourrettes-sur-Loup at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gourdon, 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 Gourdon 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 Gourdon

Markets in and near Gourdon

  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (8km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (10km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (12km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (15km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (18km)

More information about Gourdon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gourdon, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (34km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (19km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (8km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (10km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (19km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (22km)
  • Jardin botanique (23km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (28km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (42km)
  • Palais Carnolès (43km)
  • La citronneraie (43km)
  • Serre de la Madone (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (13km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (15km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (23km)
  • Tete de Chien (34km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (38km)
  • Lac de Castillon (40km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (40km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (20km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourdon

Canton: Bar-sur-Loup

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gourdon

from Nice (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 672 km

from Calais: 891 km

from Nice: 23 km

from Bordeaux: 614 km

from Strasbourg: 544 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-Grasse, Courmes, Le Bar-sur-Loup, Le Rouret, Opio and Roquefort-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Gourdon