Cap Ferrat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cap Ferrat in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Cap Ferrat: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Villa Ephrussi at 2 km and Villa Kérylos at 2 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cap Ferrat, 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 Cap Ferrat 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 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)

More information about Cap Ferrat, Provence

Tourist attractions near Cap Ferrat, France

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

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

Cap Ferrat 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 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