Cap Ferrat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cap Ferrat in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Villa Ephrussi at 2 km from Cap Ferrat

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

Attractions in Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat has a pretty port, a lovely coast walk and the Ville Ephrussi among its highlights: Cap Ferrat

Villa Ephrussi is an beautiful villa with views across the Riviera, impressive architecture and extensive gardens: Villa Ephrussi

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cap Ferrat in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villa Ephrussi at 2 km and Villa Kérylos at 2 km.

Cap Ferrat, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

Villa Ephrussi is an beautiful villa with views across the Riviera, impressive architecture and...

See Villa Ephrussi guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

Villa Kerylos is the recreation of a Greek Villa, with mosaics and frescoes, built...

See Villa Kérylos guide


at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

One of the more low-key riviera resorts, Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a pleasant place to take...

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide


at 3 km (direction north-west)

The small harbour town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is in one of the loveliest positions on...

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide
The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden overlooking the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide


at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

Eze is one of our favourite villages in the whole of France, with exceptional...

See Eze guide


at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the largest towns in France, Nice is also the most visited resort...

See Nice guide
The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

Garden at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

Stunning exotic garden overlooking Monaco and the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique de Monaco guide
La Turbie

La Turbie

at 9 km (direction north-east)

The small village of La Turbie developed in medieval times, or earlier, around the...

See La Turbie guide


at 10 km (direction north-east)

The Municipality of Monaco, with high-rise blocks squeezed onto every square inch, is a...

See Monaco guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Peillon guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

Medieval Roquebrune village and the coastal Cap Martin combine to make Roquebrune-Cap-Martin one of...

See Roquebrune-Cap-Martin guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Peille guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as much for the scenery as...

See Gorbio guide

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Map of places to visit near Cap Ferrat


Markets in and near Cap Ferrat

  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (3km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (3km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (15km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (16km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (17km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (20km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Cap Ferrat, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (18km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (9km)
  • Saorge Monastery (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (2km)
  • Jardin botanique (6km)
  • Palais Carnolès (17km)
  • La citronneraie (17km)
  • Serre de la Madone (17km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (20km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (26km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (34km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tete de Chien (8km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (8km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (17km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (1km)
  • Parc Phœnix (9km)

Geography and distances

Cap Ferrat is in the south-east of France at 5 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Cap Ferrat is 691 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cap Ferrat

Canton: Villefranche-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 62300

Distance to Cap Ferrat

from Nice (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 691 km

from Calais: 907 km

from Nice: 6 km

from Bordeaux: 642 km

from Strasbourg: 546 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 Cap Ferrat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Cap-d'Ail, Eze, Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Cap Ferrat