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Rians tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rians in Var

Photo is of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 19 km from Rians

Visit Rians: highlights and tourist information

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Rians 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 19 km and Greoux-les-Bains at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Rians, 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 Rians 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-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 north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Barjols guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Pertuis guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Manosque guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-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
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views...

See Ansouis guide


at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry is also...

See Valensole guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover...

See Cucuron guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon...

See Cadenet guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the...

See Riez guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the...

See Bauduen guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rians


Markets in and near Rians

  • Jouques: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (19km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (23km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (23km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (26km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (27km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)

Hotels near Rians

More information about Rians, Provence

Tourist attractions near Rians, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (12km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (44km)
  • Chateau d'If (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (38km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (45km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (23km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (32km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (32km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (33km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (33km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (34km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (37km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (44km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (47km)
  • Parc Borély (49km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (49km)
  • Parc Longchamp (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Verdon (rivière) (13km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (13km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (21km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (22km)
  • Lac de Quinson (24km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (31km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (38km)
  • Colorado Provencal (42km)
  • Cap Canaille (47km)
  • Gorges du Verdon (47km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (48km)
  • Calanque (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (45km)

Geography and distances

Rians is in the south-east of France at 55 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Rians is 640 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rians

Canton: Rians

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83560

Distance to Rians

from Toulon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 640 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 122 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 574 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 Rians from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artigues.

This page in French: Visiter Rians

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