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Pierrefeu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vence at 17 km from Pierrefeu

Visit Pierrefeu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vence at 17 km and Coaraze at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Vence

Vence

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vence guide
Coaraze

Coaraze

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Coaraze guide
Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Tourrettes-sur-Loup

at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide
Gourdon

Gourdon

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gourdon guide
 
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Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide
Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Saint-Paul-de-Vence

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide
Entrevaux

Entrevaux

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

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

See Entrevaux guide
Cagnes-sur-Mer

Cagnes-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide
Nice

Nice

at 24 km (direction south-east)

One of the largest towns in France, Nice is also...

See Nice guide
Opio

Opio

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with...

See Opio guide
Peillon

Peillon

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets and the...

See Peillon guide
Valbonne

Valbonne

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be...

See Valbonne guide
Villefranche-sur-Mer

Villefranche-sur-Mer

at 27 km (direction south-east)

The small harbour town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is in one...

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pierrefeu

 
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Markets in and near Pierrefeu

  • Carros: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (24km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (27km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (27km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Pierrefeu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (29km)
  • Saorge Monastery (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (9km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (24km)
  • Jardin botanique (24km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (27km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (28km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (33km)
  • La citronneraie (36km)
  • Serre de la Madone (36km)
  • Palais Carnolès (36km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (15km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (21km)
  • Tete de Chien (30km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (33km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (36km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (37km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (37km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (43km)
  • Lac de Castillon (44km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (44km)
  • Lac d'Allos (50km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (25km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pierrefeu is in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Pierrefeu is 662 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierrefeu

Canton: Roquesteron

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pierrefeu

from Nice (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 662 km

from Calais: 879 km

from Nice: 24 km

from Bordeaux: 618 km

from Strasbourg: 526 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 Pierrefeu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ascros, Bouyon, Consegudes, Cuebris, Les Ferres, Malaussene, Revest-les-Roches, Toudon and Tourette-du-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Pierrefeu

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