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Pourrieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pourrieres in Var

Photo is of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 12 km from Pourrieres

Visit Pourrieres: highlights and tourist information

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Pourrieres 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 12 km and Aix-en-Provence at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 12 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 23 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 23 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 north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Pertuis guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Greoux-les-Bains guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

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

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


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

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make...

See Ansouis guide


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

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

See Cassis guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


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

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

See Marseille guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of...

See Manosque guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

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

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

See La Ciotat guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

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

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

See Route des Cretes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pourrieres


Markets in and near Pourrieres

  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (17km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (23km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (26km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (28km)

Hotels near Pourrieres

More information about Pourrieres, Provence

Tourist attractions near Pourrieres, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (37km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (26km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (28km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (31km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (37km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (38km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (39km)
  • Parc Longchamp (39km)
  • Parc Borély (39km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (39km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (43km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (45km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (45km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (50km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (53km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (53km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (53km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (20km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (24km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (24km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (32km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (32km)
  • Lac de Quinson (33km)
  • Cap Canaille (35km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (37km)
  • Parc du Mugel (39km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (39km)
  • Calanque (41km)
  • Mont Faron (43km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (46km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (42km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (45km)

Geography and distances

Pourrieres is in the south-east of France at 45 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Pourrieres is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pourrieres

Canton: Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83910

Distance to Pourrieres

from Toulon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 126 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 586 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 Pourrieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Pourcieux, Puyloubier and Trets.

This page in French: Visiter Pourrieres

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