Mougins tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mougins: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay as you explore the cobbled streets in the centre of Mougins

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

Attractions in Mougins

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Mougins in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valbonne at 5 km and Pegomas at 5 km.

Mougins, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Valmasque Parc guide


at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Valbonne guide


at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Pegomas guide


Seaside resort at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cannes guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Opio guide


at 8 km (direction south-west)

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is well placed...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Grasse guide


at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your visit to...

See Biot guide
Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Ile Sainte-Marguerite

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

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

See Ile Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Tanneron guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Juan-les-Pins guide


at 11 km (direction east)

One of the most picturesque towns on the Riviera, Antibes also has a very...

See Antibes guide
Iles de Lérins

Iles de Lérins

Island at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Iles de Lérins guide
Ile Saint-Honorat

Ile Saint-Honorat

Island at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ile Saint-Honorat guide

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Map of places to visit near Mougins


Markets in and near Mougins

  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (3km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (3km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (5km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (9km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (11km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (11km)

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Tourist attractions near Mougins, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (11km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (28km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (36km)
  • Saorge Monastery (62km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (6km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de la Napoule (10km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (10km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (11km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (22km)
  • Jardin botanique (25km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (29km)
  • Serre de la Madone (45km)
  • Palais Carnolès (45km)
  • La citronneraie (45km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (16km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (20km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (26km)
  • Tete de Chien (36km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (46km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (48km)
  • Lac de Castillon (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (25km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (28km)

Geography and distances

Mougins is in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Mougins is 685 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mougins

Canton: Mougins

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mougins

from Nice (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 685 km

from Calais: 904 km

from Nice: 25 km

from Bordeaux: 619 km

from Strasbourg: 557 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 Mougins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cannes, La Roquette-sur-Siagne, Le Cannet, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Mouans-Sartoux, Pegomas, Valbonne and Vallauris.

This page in French: Visiter Mougins