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La Brigue tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Brigue: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: La Brigue is a small, pleasant town to explore, and nearby visit the Sanctuary of Notre-Dame des Fontaines with its astonishing 15th century frescoes

Important note

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

La Brigue is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 49 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: La Brigue is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saorge at 10 km and Breil-sur-Roya at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Brigue, 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 Brigue 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 La Brigue


Markets in and near La Brigue

  • Tende: market Wednesday all day (3km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (16km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (33km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (46km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (46km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (47km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (49km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (55km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (55km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (58km)

More information about La Brigue, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Brigue, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (10km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La citronneraie (33km)
  • Serre de la Madone (33km)
  • Palais Carnolès (33km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (42km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (47km)
  • Jardin botanique (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Gelas (20km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (23km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (40km)
  • Tete de Chien (41km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (46km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (48km)
  • Parc Phœnix (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Brigue

Canton: Tende

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Brigue

from Nice (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 879 km

from Nice: 49 km

from Bordeaux: 656 km

from Strasbourg: 503 km

Getting here

La Brigue 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 La Brigue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Tende.

This page in French: Visiter La Brigue

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