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La Roquette-sur-Var tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coaraze at 9 km from La Roquette-sur-Var

Visit La Roquette-sur-Var: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 9 km and Vence at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Roquette-sur-Var, 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 Roquette-sur-Var in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north...

See Coaraze guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you...

See Vence guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nice guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets and...

See Peillon guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works...

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

The small harbour town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is in one...

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide


at 16 km (direction east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make...

See Peille guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

Eze is one of our favourite villages in the whole of...

See Eze guide
The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 18 km (direction south-east)

Villa Kerylos is the recreation of a Greek Villa, with...

See Villa Kérylos guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 18 km (direction south-east)

Villa Ephrussi is an beautiful villa with views across...

See Villa Ephrussi guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near La Roquette-sur-Var


Markets in and near La Roquette-sur-Var

  • Carros: market Saturday (5km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (16km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (19km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (25km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (26km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (28km)

More information about La Roquette-sur-Var, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Roquette-sur-Var, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (24km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (18km)
  • Saorge Monastery (33km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (34km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (57km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (13km)
  • Jardin botanique (15km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (18km)
  • Palais Carnolès (25km)
  • La citronneraie (25km)
  • Serre de la Madone (25km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (28km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (29km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (31km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (10km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (11km)
  • Tete de Chien (19km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (36km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (36km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (37km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (42km)
  • Lac d'Allos (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (18km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (54km)

Geography and distances

La Roquette-sur-Var is in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: La Roquette-sur-Var is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roquette-sur-Var

Canton: Levens

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Roquette-sur-Var

from Nice (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 888 km

from Nice: 15 km

from Bordeaux: 628 km

from Strasbourg: 530 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 Roquette-sur-Var from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspremont, Bonson, Carros, Castagniers, Gilette, Le Broc, Levens, Revest-les-Roches, Saint-Blaise and Saint-Martin-du-Var.

This page in French: Visiter La Roquette-sur-Var

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