Rigaud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rigaud in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Entrevaux at 15 km from Rigaud

Visit Rigaud: highlights and tourist information

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Rigaud is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrevaux at 15 km and Mercantour National Park at 21 km.

Rigaud, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill above the village are...

See Entrevaux guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the Italian border, includes the...

See Mercantour National Park guide


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

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great boulders in...

See Annot guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north of Nice that...

See Coaraze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by the many...

See Gourdon guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will attract you to...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take a stroll to...

See Vence guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 32 km (direction south)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern artists such...

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the famous Museum...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide


at 36 km (direction south)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide


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

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie and fortified...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a very extensive old town with...

See Grasse guide


Seaside resort at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to also explore...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

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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

What to do at Rigaud? 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)
  • Palais Carnolès (47km)
  • La citronneraie (47km)
  • Serre de la Madone (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)
  • Barrage de Castillon (39km)
  • Lac 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

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

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

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