Le Tignet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne at 4 km from Le Tignet

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Le Tignet is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes 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 Tignet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne at 4 km and Tanneron at 6 km.

Le Tignet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be combined with...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide


at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tanneron guide


at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Grasse guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west), in the Var department

Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with some time at...

See Montauroux guide


at 8 km (direction west), in the Var department

You might lose all sense of orientation in the winding streets of...

See Callian guide


at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pegomas guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Opio guide


at 12 km (direction west), in the Var department

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages in...

See Tourrettes guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Var department

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the views...

See Mons guide


at 12 km (direction west), in the Var department

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed to...

See Fayence guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mougins guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Valbonne guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide

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

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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

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


  • 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

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

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

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