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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

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.

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

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near La Turbie

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)

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.


  • 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)

Geography and distances

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

La Turbie is in the south-east of France. 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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