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La Mole tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cavalaire-sur-Mer at 6 km from La Mole

Visit La Mole: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cavalaire-sur-Mer at 6 km and La Croix-Valmer at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



Seaside resort at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

The focus at family-friendly Cavalaire-sur-Mer is firmly on the beach and...

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction east)

It is the wide choice of beaches that attracts most visitors to...

See La Croix-Valmer guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more...

See Grimaud guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Gassin, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is high...

See Gassin guide
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Lavandou is a quiet resort on the Cote d'Azur...

See Le Lavandou guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

The lovely historic centre of Bormes-le-Mimosas overflows with plants...

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along...

See Port Grimaud guide


at 12 km (direction east)

A small village just a short distance inland from Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle...

See Ramatuelle guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as its very famous harbour, town centre and beach Saint-Tropez...

See Saint-Tropez guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Sainte-Maxime has a small town to explore, but it...

See Sainte-Maxime guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

Roquebrune-sur-Argens combines a traditional Provencal village, a beach resort...and a great...

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a castle as...

See Hyeres guide
Iles d'Hyeres

Iles d'Hyeres

Island at 31 km (direction south-west)

The Iles de Hyeres, off the Riviera coast, are...

See Iles d'Hyeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Mole


Markets in and near La Mole

  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (8km)
  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (12km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (19km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (20km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (24km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about La Mole, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Mole, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (33km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (33km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du Rayol (6km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (10km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (20km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (29km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (29km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (29km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (31km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (40km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (40km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (42km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (11km)
  • Mont Faron (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (37km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (43km)

Geography and distances

La Mole is in the south-east of France at 45 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: La Mole is 704 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Mole

Canton: Saint-Tropez

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83310

Distance to La Mole

from Toulon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 704 km

from Calais: 929 km

from Nice: 85 km

from Bordeaux: 591 km

from Strasbourg: 606 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 Mole from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cavalaire-sur-Mer, Cogolin and Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter La Mole

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