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La Turbie tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Turbie in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit La Turbie: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small village of La Turbie developed in medieval times, or earlier, around the imposing monument called the Trophy des Alpes

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Turbie. For detailed visitor information see the La Turbie travel guide.

Tourist classifications for La Turbie include "national monument".

Popular places to visit nearby include The Jardin Exotique de Monaco at 2 km and Eze at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Monaco

Monaco

at 1 km (direction east-north-east)

The Municipality of Monaco, with high-rise blocks squeezed onto every...

See Monaco guide
The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

Garden at 2 km (direction south-east)

Stunning exotic garden overlooking Monaco and the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique de Monaco guide
Eze

Eze

at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Eze guide
The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide
 
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Peillon

Peillon

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Peillon guide
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

Medieval Roquebrune village and the coastal Cap Martin combine to make Roquebrune-Cap-Martin...

See Roquebrune-Cap-Martin guide
Gorbio

Gorbio

at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gorbio guide
Peille

Peille

at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Peille guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villa Kérylos guide
Beaulieu-sur-Mer

Beaulieu-sur-Mer

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide
Sainte-Agnes

Sainte-Agnes

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Agnes guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villa Ephrussi guide
Villefranche-sur-Mer

Villefranche-sur-Mer

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide
Menton

Menton

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

The beautiful town of Menton, on the slopes of a hill...

See Menton guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Turbie

 
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Markets in and near La Turbie

  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (7km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (9km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (9km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (22km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (23km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (29km)

Hotels near La Turbie

More information about La Turbie, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Turbie, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (8km)
  • La citronneraie (9km)
  • Serre de la Madone (9km)
  • Palais Carnolès (9km)
  • Jardin botanique (12km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (29km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (29km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (40km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (44km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tete de Chien (2km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (11km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (21km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (42km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (9km)
  • Parc Phœnix (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Turbie is in the south-east of France at 12 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: La Turbie is 688 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Turbie

Canton: Villefranche-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Turbie

from Nice (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 688 km

from Calais: 903 km

from Nice: 12 km

from Bordeaux: 646 km

from Strasbourg: 539 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 Turbie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Beausoleil, Cap-d'Ail, Eze, Gorbio, Monaco, Peillon and Roquebrune-Cap-Martin.

This page in French: Visiter La Turbie

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