Pignans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pignans: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!

 
 

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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)

More information about Pignans, Provence

Tourist attractions near Pignans, France

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)
  • 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

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

Pignans is in the south-east of France. 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