Roubion tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roubion in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Mercantour National Park at 9 km from Roubion

Visit Roubion: highlights and tourist information

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Roubion 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 Roubion in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mercantour National Park at 9 km and Entrevaux at 25 km.

Roubion, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 9 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 25 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


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Coaraze guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-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


at 35 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
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque architecture in a small...

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge are a very scenic...

See Sospel guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the most impressive towns in the Upper Roya valley, Breil-sur-Roya has several...

See Breil-sur-Roya guide


at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Vence guide


at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 42 km (direction east)

The village of Saorge is spread along a high ridge, with dramatic views to...

See Saorge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gourdon guide


at 43 km (direction south-east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the effort and...

See Peille guide


at 43 km (direction east)

Within the eastern Mercantour National Park, Tende is a very unspoiled and traditional mountain...

See Tende guide

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Map of places to visit near Roubion


Markets in and near Roubion

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (20km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (36km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (41km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • Tende: market Wednesday all day (43km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (46km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (46km)

More information about Roubion, Provence

Tourist attractions near Roubion, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (42km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (3km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (33km)
  • Jardin botanique (47km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (49km)
  • Serre de la Madone (50km)
  • Palais Carnolès (50km)
  • La citronneraie (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Lombarde (15km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (24km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (27km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (31km)
  • Lac d'Allos (31km)
  • Col de la Bonette (33km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (39km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (43km)
  • Col d'Allos (43km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (48km)
  • Lac de Castillon (48km)
  • Source - Verdon (48km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (49km)
  • Tete de Chien (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (50km)

Geography and distances

Roubion is in the south-east of France at 48 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Roubion is 640 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Roubion

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Roubion

from Nice (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 640 km

from Calais: 856 km

from Nice: 47 km

from Bordeaux: 611 km

from Strasbourg: 502 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 Roubion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuil, Roure and Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinee.

This page in French: Visiter Roubion