Montferrat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Draguignan at 8 km from Montferrat

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Montferrat is situated in the Var 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 Montferrat in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Draguignan at 8 km and Flayosc at 11 km.

Montferrat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Draguignan guide


at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Flayosc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Seillans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtour guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-east)

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that the...

See Bargeme guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lorgues guide


at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Villecroze guide


at 17 km (direction east)

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed to...

See Fayence guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of...

See Trigance guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Tourrettes guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide


at 21 km (direction west)

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near the...

See Aups guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mons guide

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Markets in and near Montferrat

  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (16km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (22km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (26km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (27km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Montferrat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (24km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (28km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (36km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (38km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (43km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (47km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (27km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (27km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (29km)
  • Lac de Castillon (30km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (30km)
  • Lac de Quinson (37km)
  • Massif des Maures (37km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (44km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (25km)

Geography and distances

Montferrat is in the south-east of France at 70 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Montferrat is 664 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montferrat

Canton: Callas

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83131

Distance to Montferrat

from Toulon (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 664 km

from Calais: 887 km

from Nice: 64 km

from Bordeaux: 578 km

from Strasbourg: 562 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 Montferrat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bargemon, Callas, Chateaudouble and Figanieres.

This page in French: Visiter Montferrat


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