La Tour tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coaraze at 13 km from La Tour

Visit La Tour: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 13 km and Sospel cathedral at 22 km.

La Tour, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Coaraze guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque architecture in a small...

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge are a very scenic...

See Sospel guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Peille guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Peillon guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vence guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the Italian border, includes the...

See Mercantour National Park guide


at 26 km (direction east)

One of the most impressive towns in the Upper Roya valley, Breil-sur-Roya has several...

See Breil-sur-Roya guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as much for the scenery as...

See Gorbio guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Agnes is the highest coastal village in Europe, 800 metres above sea-level and close...

See Sainte-Agnes guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nice guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

Eze is one of our favourite villages in the whole of France, with exceptional...

See Eze guide

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Map of places to visit near La Tour


Markets in and near La Tour

  • Carros: market Saturday (18km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (23km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (26km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (29km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (30km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (32km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (32km)

More information about La Tour, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Tour, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (28km)
  • Saorge Monastery (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (18km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (20km)
  • Jardin botanique (28km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (30km)
  • Palais Carnolès (32km)
  • La citronneraie (32km)
  • Serre de la Madone (32km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (38km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (22km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (24km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (25km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (25km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (29km)
  • Tete de Chien (30km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (44km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (49km)
  • Lac d'Allos (50km)
  • Col de la Bonette (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (31km)
  • Parc Phœnix (31km)

Geography and distances

La Tour is in the south-east of France at 29 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: La Tour is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Tour

Canton: Villars-sur-Var

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Tour

from Nice (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 28 km

from Bordeaux: 624 km

from Strasbourg: 517 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 Tour from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bairols, Clans, Malaussene, Massoins, Toudon, Tournefort and Utelle.

This page in French: Visiter La Tour