Roure tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roure in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Mercantour National Park at 8 km from Roure

Visit Roure: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions Book hotels, car hire, flights

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mercantour National Park at 8 km and Entrevaux at 27 km.

Roure, 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 8 km (direction )

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

See Mercantour National Park guide


at 27 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 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Coaraze guide


at 36 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
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sospel guide


at 38 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 38 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 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saorge guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Tende guide


at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Peille 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 south-east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets and the stunning views...

See Peillon guide

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

Arrange a visit to Roure

Book hotels, car hire and flights

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Roure best prices

See Roure hotels

Reserve excursions

Map of places to visit near Roure


Markets in and near Roure

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (21km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (35km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (38km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Tende: market Wednesday all day (40km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (46km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (47km)

More information about Roure, Provence

Tourist attractions near Roure, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (39km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (0km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (33km)
  • Jardin botanique (45km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (48km)
  • La citronneraie (48km)
  • Serre de la Madone (48km)
  • Palais Carnolès (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Lombarde (13km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (21km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (24km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (33km)
  • Lac d'Allos (34km)
  • Col de la Bonette (35km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (38km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (42km)
  • Col d'Allos (46km)
  • Tete de Chien (47km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (50km)
  • Lac de Castillon (50km)
  • Source - Verdon (50km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (48km)

Geography and distances

Roure is in the south-east of France at 46 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Roure is 642 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Roure

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Roure

from Nice (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 642 km

from Calais: 857 km

from Nice: 45 km

from Bordeaux: 614 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 Roure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Roure