La Gaude tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Gaude in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Vence at 3 km from La Gaude

Visit La Gaude: highlights and tourist information

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La Gaude 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 Gaude in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vence at 3 km and Saint-Paul-de-Vence at 4 km.

La Gaude, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west)

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

See Vence guide


at 4 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide


Seaside resort at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide


at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 10 km (direction east)

One of the largest towns in France, Nice is also the most visited resort...

See Nice guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Biot guide


at 13 km (direction east)

The small harbour town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is in one of the loveliest positions on...

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Gourdon guide


at 14 km (direction east)

One of the more low-key riviera resorts, Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a pleasant place to take...

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Valbonne guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 14 km (direction east)

Villa Ephrussi is an beautiful villa with views across the Riviera, impressive architecture and...

See Villa Ephrussi guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 15 km (direction east)

Villa Kerylos is the recreation of a Greek Villa, with mosaics and frescoes, built...

See Villa Kérylos guide

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Map of places to visit near La Gaude


Markets in and near La Gaude

  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (7km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (8km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (13km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (15km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (15km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (16km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)

More information about La Gaude, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Gaude, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (12km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (20km)
  • Saorge Monastery (44km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (22km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique (9km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (12km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (14km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (16km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (20km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (28km)
  • Serre de la Madone (29km)
  • Palais Carnolès (29km)
  • La citronneraie (29km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (3km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (9km)
  • Tete de Chien (20km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (28km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (8km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (43km)

Geography and distances

La Gaude is in the south-east of France at 10 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: La Gaude is 679 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Gaude

Canton: Vence

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Gaude

from Nice (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 679 km

from Calais: 897 km

from Nice: 10 km

from Bordeaux: 627 km

from Strasbourg: 543 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 Gaude from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colomars, Gattieres, La Colle-sur-Loup, Saint-Jeannet, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, Saint-Paul, Saint-Paul-de-Vence and Vence.

This page in French: Visiter La Gaude