Ponteves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ponteves: highlights and tourist information

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Ponteves is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 49 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Ponteves is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barjols at 2 km and Salernes at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ponteves, 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 Ponteves 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 Var

Map of places to visit near Ponteves

Markets in and near Ponteves

  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (15km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (17km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (26km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (29km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Ponteves, Provence

Tourist attractions near Ponteves, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (24km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (45km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (48km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (48km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (55km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (57km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Quinson (16km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (21km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (24km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (26km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (29km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (29km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (34km)
  • Massif des Maures (42km)
  • Mont Faron (45km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (53km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (54km)
  • Lac de Castillon (54km)
  • Cap Canaille (55km)
  • Parc du Mugel (55km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (56km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (56km)
  • Colorado Provencal (60km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponteves

Canton: Barjols

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83670

Distance to Ponteves

from Toulon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 880 km

from Nice: 101 km

from Bordeaux: 546 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjols, Fox-Amphoux, Tavernes and Varages.

This page in French: Visiter Ponteves