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Montauroux tourism and travel guide

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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

Montauroux 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 Montauroux. For detailed visitor information see the Montauroux travel guide.

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

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!



at 1 km (direction west-north-west)

You might lose all sense of orientation in the winding...

See Callian guide


at 4 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be combined...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide


at 5 km (direction west)

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages...

See Tourrettes guide


at 6 km (direction west)

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and...

See Fayence guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the views...

See Mons guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying...

See Tanneron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west)

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays...

See Seillans guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a very...

See Grasse guide


at 14 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

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

See Pegomas guide
Massif de l'Esterel

Massif de l'Esterel

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

The Massif d'Esterel is a substantial region of countryside...

See Massif de l'Esterel guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

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

See Opio guide


at 18 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

You will want to pause several times to admire the...

See Mougins guide

... 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)

Hotels near Montauroux

More information about Montauroux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Montauroux, France

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


  • 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

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

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

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

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

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