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Visit Peille: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the effort and you will discover a charming little medieval village

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Peille. For detailed visitor information see the Peille travel guide.

Peille is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Peille is 682 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorbio at 4 km and Sainte-Agnes at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Peille, 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 Peille in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Peille


Markets in and near Peille

  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (9km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (12km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (13km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (17km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (17km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (26km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (33km)

More information about Peille, Provence

Tourist attractions near Peille, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (6km)
  • Saorge Monastery (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Palais Carnolès (9km)
  • La citronneraie (9km)
  • Serre de la Madone (9km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (13km)
  • Jardin botanique (16km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (29km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (33km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (41km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (42km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tete de Chien (8km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (14km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (22km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (36km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (37km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (14km)
  • Parc Phœnix (21km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Peille

Canton: Escarène

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Peille

from Nice (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 682 km

from Calais: 897 km

from Nice: 16 km

from Bordeaux: 645 km

from Strasbourg: 532 km

Getting here

Peille is in the south-east of France. 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 Peille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blausasc, Castillon, Gorbio, Peillon, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Sainte-Agnes and Touet-de-l'Escarene.

This page in French: Visiter Peille

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