Pierlas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pierlas: highlights and tourist information

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Pierlas is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 42 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Pierlas is 645 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mercantour National Park at 16 km and Entrevaux at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pierlas, 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 Pierlas 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 Pierlas

Markets in and near Pierlas

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (14km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (30km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (40km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (40km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (42km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (42km)

More information about Pierlas, Provence

Tourist attractions near Pierlas, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pierlas.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (42km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (8km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (26km)
  • Jardin botanique (41km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (42km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (44km)
  • Palais Carnolès (47km)
  • La citronneraie (47km)
  • Serre de la Madone (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Lombarde (21km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (28km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (30km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (32km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (34km)
  • Lac d'Allos (34km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (37km)
  • Col de la Bonette (38km)
  • Lac de Castillon (43km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (43km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (44km)
  • Tete de Chien (45km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (45km)
  • Col d'Allos (46km)
  • Source - Verdon (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (43km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierlas

Canton: Villars-sur-Var

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pierlas

from Nice (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 645 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 41 km

from Bordeaux: 611 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

Pierlas 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 Pierlas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ilonse, Lieuche, Rigaud, Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinee and Thiery.

This page in French: Visiter Pierlas