La Turbie tourism and travel guide

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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".

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include The Jardin Exotique de Monaco at 2 km and Eze at 4 km.

La Turbie, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 1 km (direction east-north-east)

The Municipality of Monaco, with high-rise blocks squeezed onto every square inch, is a...

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


at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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 overlooking the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide


at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Peillon guide


at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roquebrune-Cap-Martin guide


at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gorbio guide


at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

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 frescoes, built...

See Villa Kérylos guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide


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

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

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 Riviera, impressive architecture and...

See Villa Ephrussi guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide


at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Menton guide

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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)

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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.


  • 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)
  • Serre de la Madone (9km)
  • Palais Carnolès (9km)
  • La citronneraie (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)

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