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Pourcieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 6 km from Pourcieux

Visit Pourcieux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 6 km and Barjols at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of washhouses,...

See Barjols guide


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The small market town of Aubagne is best known for its association...

See Aubagne guide


at 28 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The vibrant town of Aix-en-Provence is a traditional Provence town, with...

See Aix-en-Provence guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the pleasant...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the...

See Pertuis guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The harbour area of Cassis, its beach and proximity...

See Cassis guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The attractive harbour and numerous chapels in the old town are...

See La Ciotat guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Route des Cretes between Cassis and La Ciotat is a...

See Route des Cretes guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Salernes guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Entrecasteaux guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction south)

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town and the...

See Bandol guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Marseille is perhaps not a tourist town but is...

See Marseille guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pourcieux


Markets in and near Pourcieux

  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (18km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (23km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (23km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (29km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Pourcieux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Pourcieux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (14km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (38km)
  • Chateau d'If (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (21km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (34km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (37km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (37km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (38km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (40km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (40km)
  • Parc Longchamp (40km)
  • Parc Borély (40km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (40km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (44km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (44km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (48km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (48km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (48km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (49km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (51km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (16km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (28km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (28km)
  • Lac de Quinson (32km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (33km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (33km)
  • Cap Canaille (35km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (36km)
  • Parc du Mugel (37km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (37km)
  • Mont Faron (38km)
  • Calanque (41km)
  • Cap Sicié (45km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (46km)
  • Gorges du Verdon (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (37km)

Geography and distances

Pourcieux is in the south-east of France at 40 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Pourcieux is 655 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pourcieux

Canton: Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83470

Distance to Pourcieux

from Toulon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 655 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 122 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 589 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 Pourcieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ollieres, Pourrieres and Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume.

This page in French: Visiter Pourcieux

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