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Le Bar-sur-Loup tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Bar-sur-Loup: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by attractive scenery

Le Bar-sur-Loup 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 Le Bar-sur-Loup. For detailed visitor information see the Le Bar-sur-Loup travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Opio at 4 km and Tourrettes-sur-Loup at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Bar-sur-Loup, 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 Le Bar-sur-Loup in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Gourdon

Gourdon

Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by...

See Gourdon guide
Opio

Opio

at 4 km (direction south)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide
Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Tourrettes-sur-Loup

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide
Valbonne

Valbonne

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost...

See Valbonne guide
 
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Grasse

Grasse

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a very extensive old...

See Grasse guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide
Vence

Vence

at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Vence guide
Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Saint-Paul-de-Vence

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Mougins

Mougins

at 11 km (direction south)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across...

See Mougins guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide
Biot

Biot

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your...

See Biot guide
Pegomas

Pegomas

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

The traditional Provencal town of Pegomas is ideally visited in early spring...

See Pegomas guide
Cagnes-sur-Mer

Cagnes-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide
Tanneron

Tanneron

at 15 km (direction south-west)

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying the leisure...

See Tanneron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Bar-sur-Loup

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Markets in and near Le Bar-sur-Loup

  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (7km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (7km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (9km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (11km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (11km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (14km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Bar-sur-Loup, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (34km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (17km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (7km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (11km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (17km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (20km)
  • Jardin botanique (22km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (27km)
  • Serre de la Madone (42km)
  • Palais Carnolès (42km)
  • La citronneraie (42km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (13km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (15km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (22km)
  • Tete de Chien (33km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (39km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (41km)
  • Lac de Castillon (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (19km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Bar-sur-Loup is in the south-east of France at 23 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Le Bar-sur-Loup is 675 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bar-sur-Loup

Canton: Bar-sur-Loup

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Bar-sur-Loup

from Nice (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 675 km

from Calais: 893 km

from Nice: 23 km

from Bordeaux: 615 km

from Strasbourg: 546 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 Le Bar-sur-Loup from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-Grasse, Courmes, Gourdon, Grasse, Le Rouret, Opio, Roquefort-les-Pins and Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Le Bar-sur-Loup

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