Roquesteron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roquesteron in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Roquesteron: highlights and tourist information

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Roquesteron is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 29 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Roquesteron is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gourdon at 17 km and Entrevaux at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roquesteron, 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 Roquesteron 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 Roquesteron

Markets in and near Roquesteron

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (12km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (23km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (25km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (26km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (27km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (28km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (28km)

More information about Roquesteron, Provence

Tourist attractions near Roquesteron, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (35km)
  • Saorge Monastery (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (9km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (24km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (25km)
  • Jardin botanique (28km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (33km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (34km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (39km)
  • La citronneraie (41km)
  • Serre de la Madone (41km)
  • Palais Carnolès (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (17km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (25km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (29km)
  • Tete de Chien (36km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (37km)
  • Lac de Castillon (37km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (37km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (38km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (40km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (41km)
  • Lac d'Allos (46km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (29km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (33km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roquesteron

Canton: Roquesteron

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Roquesteron

from Nice (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 29 km

from Bordeaux: 612 km

from Strasbourg: 527 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ascros, Consegudes, Cuebris, Roquesteron-Grasse, Saint-Antonin and Sigale.

This page in French: Visiter Roquesteron