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Le Thoronet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lorgues at 7 km from Le Thoronet

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Le Thoronet is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Thoronet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lorgues at 7 km and Entrecasteaux at 9 km.

Le Thoronet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-east)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical...

See Lorgues guide


at 9 km (direction north-west)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon and...

See Entrecasteaux guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet historic centre of...

See Flayosc guide


at 12 km (direction north-west)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval quarter and...

See Salernes guide
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at 14 km (direction east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

Villecroze is a charming small village with a quaint historic centre and...

See Villecroze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a great...

See Tourtour guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost, but the...

See Draguignan guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near the...

See Aups guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the...

See Grimaud guide


at 27 km (direction east)

Roquebrune-sur-Argens combines a traditional Provencal village, a beach resort...and a great chocolate...

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of washhouses,...

See Barjols guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along the waterfront,...

See Port Grimaud guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Maxime has a small town to explore, but it is as a...

See Sainte-Maxime guide

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Markets in and near Le Thoronet

  • Le Luc: market Friday (6km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (10km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (14km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (15km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (20km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Thoronet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (3km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (0km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (35km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (29km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (34km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (35km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (36km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (39km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (39km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (39km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (42km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (43km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (43km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (20km)
  • Lac de Quinson (34km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (36km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (41km)
  • Mont Faron (44km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (45km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (47km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (47km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (48km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (54km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (54km)
  • Cap Sicié (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (35km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (44km)

Geography and distances

Le Thoronet is in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Le Thoronet is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Thoronet

Canton: Lorgues

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83340

Distance to Le Thoronet

from Toulon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 673 km

from Calais: 898 km

from Nice: 83 km

from Bordeaux: 570 km

from Strasbourg: 582 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Le Thoronet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lorgues.

This page in French: Visiter Le Thoronet


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