Levens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Levens in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Coaraze at 5 km from Levens

Visit Levens: highlights and tourist information

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Levens 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 Levens in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 5 km and Peillon at 15 km.

Levens, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north of Nice that...

See Coaraze guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets and the stunning views...

See Peillon guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the effort and...

See Peille guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 18 km (direction east)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque architecture in a small...

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the largest towns in France, Nice is also the most visited resort...

See Nice guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take a stroll to...

See Vence guide


at 18 km (direction east)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge are a very scenic...

See Sospel guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

Eze is one of our favourite villages in the whole of France, with exceptional...

See Eze guide
The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 18 km (direction south-east)

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden overlooking the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

The small harbour town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is in one of the loveliest positions on...

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide
La Turbie

La Turbie

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of La Turbie developed in medieval times, or earlier, around the...

See La Turbie guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the more low-key riviera resorts, Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a pleasant place to take...

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The Municipality of Monaco, with high-rise blocks squeezed onto every square inch, is a...

See Monaco guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as much for the scenery as...

See Gorbio guide

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Markets in and near Levens

  • Carros: market Saturday (8km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (18km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (23km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (24km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (24km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Levens, Provence

Tourist attractions near Levens, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (19km)
  • Saorge Monastery (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (17km)
  • Jardin botanique (17km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (20km)
  • Serre de la Madone (24km)
  • Palais Carnolès (24km)
  • La citronneraie (24km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (28km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (32km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (33km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Gairaut (14km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (14km)
  • Tete de Chien (20km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (32km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (32km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (39km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (40km)
  • Lac d'Allos (59km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (20km)
  • Parc Phœnix (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (58km)

Geography and distances

Levens is in the south-east of France at 18 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Levens is 670 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Levens

Canton: Levens

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Levens

from Nice (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 670 km

from Calais: 886 km

from Nice: 18 km

from Bordeaux: 630 km

from Strasbourg: 527 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 Levens from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bendejun, Bonson, Chateauneuf-Villevieille, Coaraze, Duranus, Gilette, La Roquette-sur-Var, Le Broc, Revest-les-Roches, Saint-Blaise and Saint-Martin-du-Var.

This page in French: Visiter Levens