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Photo of Peone in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Mercantour National Park at 15 km from Peone

Visit Peone: highlights and tourist information

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Peone is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mercantour National Park at 15 km and Entrevaux at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the...

See Mercantour National Park guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the...

See Entrevaux guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being...

See Annot guide


at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number of...

See Barcelonnette guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the...

See Coaraze guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre...

See Castellane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by...

See Gourdon guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take...

See Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern...

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Var department

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

See Mons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Peone


Markets in and near Peone

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (18km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (43km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (43km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (47km)

More information about Peone, Provence

Tourist attractions near Peone, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (15km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Allos (20km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (20km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (22km)
  • Col de la Bonette (25km)
  • Col d'Allos (32km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (35km)
  • Source - Verdon (37km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (38km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (40km)
  • Lac de Castillon (40km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (41km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (45km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (51km)
  • Tete de Chien (58km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (63km)

Geography and distances

Peone is in the south-east of France at 55 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Peone is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peone

Canton: Guillaumes

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Peone

from Nice (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 54 km

from Bordeaux: 599 km

from Strasbourg: 501 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 Peone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-d'Entraunes, Guillaumes and Sauze.

This page in French: Visiter Peone

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