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

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

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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Draguignan at 8 km and Lorgues at 10 km.

Les Arcs, France: places to visit and attractions

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



less than one km (direction south)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Draguignan guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lorgues guide


at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Flayosc guide
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at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

Bagnols-en-Foret is a pleasant town close to the popular Gorges of the...

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tourtour guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Entrecasteaux guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villecroze guide


at 21 km (direction east)

Among other historic sites, the town of Frejus has one of the...

See Frejus guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grimaud guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salernes guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Maxime guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Port Grimaud guide

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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

What to do at Les Arcs? 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

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 Olbius Riquier (48km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (48km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (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

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

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

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


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