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Nans-les-Pins tourism and travel guide

Photo of Nans-les-Pins in Var

Photo is of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 11 km from Nans-les-Pins

Visit Nans-les-Pins: highlights and tourist information

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Nans-les-Pins is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 11 km and Aubagne at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Nans-les-Pins, 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 Nans-les-Pins in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 11 km (direction north-east)

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The small market town of Aubagne is best known...

See Aubagne guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The attractive harbour and numerous chapels in the old town...

See La Ciotat guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The harbour area of Cassis, its beach and proximity to the Calanques...

See Cassis guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south)

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town and...

See Bandol guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Route des Cretes between Cassis and La Ciotat is a beautiful...

See Route des Cretes guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of...

See Barjols guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south)

The historic boats and the palm trees around the pretty harbour...

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

A town with its focus firmly to the sea,...

See Toulon guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The vibrant town of Aix-en-Provence is a traditional Provence...

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Marseille is perhaps not a tourist town but is one of...

See Marseille guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The white cliffs of the Calanques de Marseille plunging into the deep...

See Calanques at Marseille guide


at 40 km (direction south-east)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a castle as...

See Hyeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Nans-les-Pins


Markets in and near Nans-les-Pins

  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (20km)
  • Saint Cyr sur Mer: market Sunday (22km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (23km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (25km)

Hotels near Nans-les-Pins

More information about Nans-les-Pins, Provence

Tourist attractions near Nans-les-Pins, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (34km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (16km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (27km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (31km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (31km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (31km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (33km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (35km)
  • Parc Longchamp (35km)
  • Parc Borély (35km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (40km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (40km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (40km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (41km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (42km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (45km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (6km)
  • Cap Canaille (26km)
  • Parc du Mugel (27km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (27km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (28km)
  • Mont Faron (28km)
  • Calanque (34km)
  • Cap Sicié (34km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (39km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (39km)
  • Lac de Quinson (41km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (43km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (44km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (54km)
  • Gorges du Verdon (61km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (27km)

Geography and distances

Nans-les-Pins is in the south-east of France at 30 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Nans-les-Pins is 665 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nans-les-Pins

Canton: Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83860

Distance to Nans-les-Pins

from Toulon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 665 km

from Calais: 893 km

from Nice: 125 km

from Bordeaux: 533 km

from Strasbourg: 599 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 Nans-les-Pins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Plan-d'Aups-Sainte-Baume and Rougiers.

This page in French: Visiter Nans-les-Pins

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