Pegomas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pegomas: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The traditional Provencal town of Pegomas is ideally visited in early spring as part of the Route des Mimosas

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mougins at 5 km and Mandelieu-la-Napoule at 6 km.

Pegomas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Tanneron guide


at 5 km (direction east)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay...

See Mougins guide


at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Grasse guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Valmasque Parc guide


at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valbonne guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cannes guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Opio guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction south)

The resort at Theoule-sur-Mer is on the coast near Cannes, and is a cheaper...

See Theoule-sur-Mer guide
Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Island at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ile Sainte-Marguerite guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide
Ile Saint-Honorat

Ile Saint-Honorat

Island at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ile Saint-Honorat guide
Iles de Lérins

Iles de Lérins

Island at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Iles de Lérins guide

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Markets in and near Pegomas

  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (4km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (7km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (7km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (8km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Pegomas, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (16km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (24km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (8km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (8km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (8km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (15km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (24km)
  • Jardin botanique (29km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (34km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (12km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (24km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (31km)
  • Tete de Chien (41km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (42km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (45km)
  • Lac de Castillon (45km)
  • Massif des Maures (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (21km)
  • Parc Phœnix (24km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (33km)

Geography and distances

Pegomas is in the south-east of France at 29 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Pegomas is 683 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pegomas

Canton: Grasse-Sud

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pegomas

from Nice (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 683 km

from Calais: 902 km

from Nice: 29 km

from Bordeaux: 614 km

from Strasbourg: 558 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 Pegomas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auribeau-sur-Siagne, La Roquette-sur-Siagne, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Mouans-Sartoux, Mougins, Peymeinade, Speracedes and Tanneron.

This page in French: Visiter Pegomas