La Motte tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Motte: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-Arcs-sur-Argens at 6 km and Draguignan at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Motte, 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 Motte 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 Var

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)

More information about La Motte, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Motte, France

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

  • Verdon (40km)

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 Olbius Riquier (53km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (53km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (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)
  • Barrage de Castillon (43km)
  • Lac 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

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

La Motte is in the south-east of France. 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