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La Bastide tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Bastide in Var

Photo is of Bargeme at 4 km from La Bastide

Visit La Bastide: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bargeme at 4 km and Mons at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Bastide, 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 La Bastide in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction west)

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise...

See Bargeme guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the...

See Mons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays de...

See Seillans guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and...

See Fayence guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several...

See Tourrettes guide


at 15 km (direction west)

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of...

See Trigance guide


at 15 km (direction north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic...

See Castellane guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

You might lose all sense of orientation in the...

See Callian guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be combined...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with some time...

See Montauroux guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the most...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

Bagnols-en-Foret is a pleasant town close to the popular Gorges of the...

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now...

See Draguignan guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a...

See Grasse guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near La Bastide


Markets in and near La Bastide

  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (19km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (23km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (26km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (31km)

Hotels near La Bastide

More information about La Bastide, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Bastide, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (42km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (35km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (35km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (37km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (25km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (34km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (35km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (44km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Chaudanne (14km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (17km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (17km)
  • Lac de Castillon (17km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (35km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (30km)

Geography and distances

La Bastide is in the south-east of France at 88 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: La Bastide is 657 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bastide

Canton: Comps-sur-Artuby

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83840

Distance to La Bastide

from Toulon (prefecture): 88 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 879 km

from Nice: 52 km

from Bordeaux: 586 km

from Strasbourg: 546 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 La Bastide from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bargeme, Chateauvieux, La Martre and La Roque-Esclapon.

This page in French: Visiter La Bastide

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