La Colle-sur-Loup tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fondation Maeght at 2 km from La Colle-sur-Loup

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La Colle-sur-Loup is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fondation Maeght at 2 km and Saint-Paul-de-Vence at 2 km.

La Colle-sur-Loup, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 2 km (direction north-east)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern artists such...

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the famous Museum...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide


at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take a stroll to...

See Vence guide


Seaside resort at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to also explore...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide


at 5 km (direction north-west)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will attract you to...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 6 km (direction south)

The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your visit to...

See Biot guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost undiscovered small...

See Valbonne guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 9 km (direction west)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


at 10 km (direction west)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by the many...

See Gourdon guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 11 km (direction south-west)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

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at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the most picturesque towns on the Riviera, Antibes also has a very...

See Antibes guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south)

A short distance west of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins is one of the liveliest resorts in...

See Juan-les-Pins guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay...

See Mougins guide

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Markets in and near La Colle-sur-Loup

  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (9km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (12km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (13km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near La Colle-sur-Loup, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (25km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (41km)
  • Saorge Monastery (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (17km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (12km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (13km)
  • Jardin botanique (13km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (15km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (18km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (22km)
  • Serre de la Madone (34km)
  • Palais Carnolès (34km)
  • La citronneraie (34km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (8km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (14km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (24km)
  • Tete de Chien (25km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (9km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (38km)

Geography and distances

La Colle-sur-Loup is in the south-east of France at 14 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: La Colle-sur-Loup is 681 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Colle-sur-Loup

Canton: Cagnes-sur-Mer-Ouest

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Colle-sur-Loup

from Nice (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 681 km

from Calais: 899 km

from Nice: 13 km

from Bordeaux: 624 km

from Strasbourg: 547 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 La Colle-sur-Loup from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cagnes-sur-Mer, La Gaude, Roquefort-les-Pins, Saint-Paul, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Vence and Villeneuve-Loubet.

This page in French: Visiter La Colle-sur-Loup