Mandelieu-la-Napoule tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is well placed to explore the coast around Cannes

Mandelieu-la-Napoule is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mandelieu-la-Napoule. For detailed visitor information see the Mandelieu-la-Napoule 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 Mandelieu-la-Napoule in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pegomas at 6 km and Cannes at 6 km.

Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 4 km (direction south)

The resort at Theoule-sur-Mer is on the coast near Cannes, and is a cheaper...

See Theoule-sur-Mer guide


at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Pegomas guide


Seaside resort at 6 km (direction east)

Cannes has a charming town and harbour area, and is one of the most...

See Cannes guide


at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tanneron guide


at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mougins guide
Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Island at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

The Ile Sainte-Marguerite is one of the Iles de Lérins on the Cote d'Azur...

See Ile Sainte-Marguerite guide
Ile Saint-Honorat

Ile Saint-Honorat

Island at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The Ile Saint-Honorat, one of the Iles de Lerins south of Cannes, is best...

See Ile Saint-Honorat guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide
Iles de Lérins

Iles de Lérins

Island at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The Iles de Lérins is a peaceful group of islands to the south of...

See Iles de Lérins guide
Massif de l\'Esterel

Massif de l'Esterel

at 11 km (direction west-south-west), in the Var department

The Massif d'Esterel is a substantial region of countryside on the riviera with hiking...

See Massif de l'Esterel guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valbonne guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Grasse guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Opio guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east)

A short distance west of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins is one of the liveliest resorts in...

See Juan-les-Pins guide

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Markets in and near Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Market days in Mandelieu-la-Napoule: weekly market: Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday;

  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (8km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (12km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (12km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (13km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (21km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (6km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de la Napoule (3km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (13km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (15km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (29km)
  • Jardin botanique (32km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (35km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (45km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (16km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (28km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (33km)
  • Tete de Chien (42km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (46km)
  • Lac de Castillon (49km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (49km)
  • Massif des Maures (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (18km)
  • Parc Phœnix (26km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (35km)

Geography and distances

Mandelieu-la-Napoule is in the south-east of France at 31 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Mandelieu-la-Napoule is 688 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Canton: Mandelieu-Cannes-Ouest

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mandelieu-la-Napoule

from Nice (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 688 km

from Calais: 908 km

from Nice: 32 km

from Bordeaux: 616 km

from Strasbourg: 564 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 Mandelieu-la-Napoule from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auribeau-sur-Siagne, Cannes, La Roquette-sur-Siagne, Mougins, Pegomas, Tanneron and Theoule-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Mandelieu-la-Napoule