Rimplas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rimplas: highlights and tourist information

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Rimplas is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 42 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Rimplas is 646 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mercantour National Park at 12 km and Coaraze at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rimplas, 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 Rimplas 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 Rimplas

Markets in and near Rimplas

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (22km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (31km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (34km)
  • Tende: market Wednesday all day (37km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (42km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (43km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (43km)

More information about Rimplas, Provence

Tourist attractions near Rimplas, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (35km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (5km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (31km)
  • Jardin botanique (41km)
  • La citronneraie (44km)
  • Serre de la Madone (44km)
  • Palais Carnolès (44km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (44km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Lombarde (16km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (19km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (21km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (35km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (38km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (38km)
  • Lac d'Allos (39km)
  • Col de la Bonette (39km)
  • Tete de Chien (43km)
  • Col d'Allos (50km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (44km)
  • Parc Phœnix (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rimplas

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rimplas

from Nice (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 646 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 42 km

from Bordeaux: 618 km

from Strasbourg: 505 km

Getting here

Rimplas 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 Rimplas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ilonse, Marie, Roure, Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinee and Valdeblore.

This page in French: Visiter Rimplas