Le Tignet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Tignet in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Le Tignet: highlights and tourist information

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Le Tignet is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 35 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Le Tignet is 675 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne at 4 km and Tanneron at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Tignet, 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 Tignet 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 Tignet

Markets in and near Le Tignet

  • Peymeinade: market Monday (2km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (6km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (7km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (13km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (17km)

More information about Le Tignet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Tignet, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Tignet.

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (23km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (25km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (25km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (25km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (6km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (15km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (23km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (23km)
  • Jardin botanique (34km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (4km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (26km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (34km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (35km)
  • Lac de Castillon (36km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (36km)
  • Tete de Chien (46km)
  • Massif des Maures (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (20km)
  • Parc Phœnix (30km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Tignet

Canton: Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Tignet

from Nice (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 675 km

from Calais: 895 km

from Nice: 35 km

from Bordeaux: 606 km

from Strasbourg: 554 km

Getting here

Le Tignet 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 Tignet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auribeau-sur-Siagne, Cabris, Peymeinade, Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne, Speracedes and Tanneron.

This page in French: Visiter Le Tignet