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Pignans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pignans in Var

Photo is of Bormes-les-Mimosas at 19 km from Pignans

Visit Pignans: highlights and tourist information

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Pignans is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bormes-les-Mimosas at 19 km and Le Lavandou at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 19 km (direction south-east)

The lovely historic centre of Bormes-le-Mimosas overflows with plants and flowers...

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-east)

Le Lavandou is a quiet resort on the Cote d'Azur with...

See Le Lavandou guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a...

See Hyeres guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon...

See Entrecasteaux guide


at 24 km (direction east)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the...

See Grimaud guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical...

See Lorgues guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the...

See Salernes guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The focus at family-friendly Cavalaire-sur-Mer is firmly on the beach and related...

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 29 km (direction east)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along...

See Port Grimaud guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet historic centre of...

See Flayosc guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the wide choice of beaches that attracts...

See La Croix-Valmer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

Gassin, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Gassin guide
Presqu'ile de Giens

Presqu'ile de Giens

at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

The Presqu'ile de Giens is a peninsula with beaches, a...

See Presqu'ile de Giens guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Pignans


Markets in and near Pignans

  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (5km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (13km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (14km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (18km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Crau: market Wednesday (21km)

Hotels near Pignans

More information about Pignans, Provence

Tourist attractions near Pignans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (18km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (44km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (18km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (21km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (21km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (21km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (21km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (24km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (26km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (27km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (27km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (13km)
  • Mont Faron (28km)
  • Cap Sicié (38km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (39km)
  • Lac de Quinson (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (46km)

Geography and distances

Pignans is in the south-east of France at 31 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Pignans is 686 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pignans

Canton: Besse-sur-Issole

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83790

Distance to Pignans

from Toulon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 686 km

from Calais: 912 km

from Nice: 95 km

from Bordeaux: 569 km

from Strasbourg: 599 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Pignans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse-sur-Issole, Carnoules and Gonfaron.

This page in French: Visiter Pignans

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