Montauroux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montauroux in Var

Visit Montauroux: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with some time at the leisure Lake of Saint-Cassien nearby

Important note

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

Montauroux is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 87 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Montauroux is 674 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne at 4 km and Tourrettes at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montauroux, 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 Montauroux in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Montauroux

Markets in and near Montauroux

  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (11km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (14km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (20km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (21km)

More information about Montauroux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Montauroux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (29km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (21km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (21km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (21km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (13km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (18km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (29km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (30km)
  • Jardin botanique (41km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (6km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (31km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (33km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (34km)
  • Lac de Castillon (34km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (42km)
  • Massif des Maures (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (16km)
  • Parc Phœnix (37km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montauroux

Canton: Fayence

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83440

Distance to Montauroux

from Toulon (prefecture): 87 km

from Paris: 674 km

from Calais: 895 km

from Nice: 42 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 557 km

Getting here

Montauroux 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 Montauroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Callian, Fayence, Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne, Saint-Paul-en-Foret and Tourrettes.

This page in French: Visiter Montauroux