Rigaud tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rigaud: highlights and tourist information

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Rigaud is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 40 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Rigaud is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrevaux at 15 km and Mercantour National Park at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rigaud, 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 Rigaud 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 Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Rigaud

Markets in and near Rigaud

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (8km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (28km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (35km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (37km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (39km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (39km)

More information about Rigaud, Provence

Tourist attractions near Rigaud, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (43km)
  • Saorge Monastery (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (14km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (22km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (37km)
  • Jardin botanique (39km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (42km)
  • La citronneraie (47km)
  • Serre de la Madone (47km)
  • Palais Carnolès (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Lombarde (27km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (29km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (33km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (35km)
  • Lac d'Allos (35km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (35km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (36km)
  • Lac de Castillon (39km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (39km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (39km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (40km)
  • Col de la Bonette (40km)
  • Tete de Chien (44km)
  • Col d'Allos (47km)
  • Source - Verdon (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (40km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rigaud

Canton: Puget-Théniers

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rigaud

from Nice (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 864 km

from Nice: 39 km

from Bordeaux: 608 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

Rigaud is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Rigaud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lieuche, Pierlas, Puget-Rostang, Thiery and Touet-sur-Var.

This page in French: Visiter Rigaud