Le Bar-sur-Loup tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Bar-sur-Loup in Alpes-Maritimes

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

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.

Le Bar-sur-Loup is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, 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).

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!


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

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

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)

More information about Le Bar-sur-Loup, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Bar-sur-Loup, France

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.


  • 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)
  • Palais Carnolès (42km)
  • La citronneraie (42km)
  • Serre de la Madone (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)
  • Lac de Castillon (41km)
  • Barrage 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)

Geography and distances

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

Le Bar-sur-Loup 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 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