La Motte tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les-Arcs-sur-Argens at 6 km from La Motte

Visit La Motte: highlights and tourist information

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La Motte is situated in the Var 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 Motte in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-Arcs-sur-Argens at 6 km and Draguignan at 7 km.

La Motte, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 7 km (direction north-west)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost, but the...

See Draguignan guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet historic centre of...

See Flayosc guide
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at 14 km (direction west)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical...

See Lorgues guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Seillans guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Among other historic sites, the town of Frejus has one of the...

See Frejus guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed to...

See Fayence guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages in...

See Tourrettes guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The clean and popular resort of Saint-Raphael is one of our favourites...

See Saint-Raphael guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a great...

See Tourtour guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Maxime guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Callian guide

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Map of places to visit near La Motte


Markets in and near La Motte

  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (5km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (10km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (20km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (21km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near La Motte, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (18km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (18km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (19km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (30km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (33km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (36km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (38km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (46km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (48km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (53km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (53km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (53km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (53km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (56km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (59km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (60km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (27km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (29km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (39km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (41km)
  • Lac de Castillon (43km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (43km)
  • Lac de Quinson (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (17km)

Geography and distances

La Motte is in the south-east of France at 64 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: La Motte is 677 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Motte

Canton: Draguignan

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83920

Distance to La Motte

from Toulon (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 677 km

from Calais: 901 km

from Nice: 64 km

from Bordeaux: 586 km

from Strasbourg: 574 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 Motte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Draguignan, Le Muy, Les Arcs and Trans-en-Provence.

This page in French: Visiter La Motte


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