Les Arcs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Les Arcs: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical town

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Les Arcs. For detailed visitor information see the Les Arcs travel guide.

Les Arcs is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 59 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Les Arcs is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Draguignan at 8 km and Lorgues at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Arcs, 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 Les Arcs in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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


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Map of places to visit near Les Arcs

Markets in and near Les Arcs

Market days in Les Arcs: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (0km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (13km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (16km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (24km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)

More information about Les Arcs, Provence

Tourist attractions near Les Arcs, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (17km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (21km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (28km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (34km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (38km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (41km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (42km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (43km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (48km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (48km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (48km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (50km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (54km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (54km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (22km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (34km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (41km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (43km)
  • Lac de Quinson (44km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (51km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (55km)
  • Mont Faron (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (21km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Arcs

Canton: Lorgues

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83460

Distance to Les Arcs

from Toulon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 902 km

from Nice: 69 km

from Bordeaux: 583 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

Les Arcs is in the south-east of France. 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 Les Arcs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Motte, Taradeau, Trans-en-Provence and Vidauban.

This page in French: Visiter Les Arcs