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Salernes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Salernes: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval quarter and the shady valley in Salernes should feature on your itinerary

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Salernes. For detailed visitor information see the Salernes travel guide.

Salernes is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 55 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Salernes is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrecasteaux at 5 km and Tourtour at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salernes, 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 Salernes 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 Var

Map of places to visit near Salernes


Markets in and near Salernes

  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (11km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (20km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (22km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (22km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (27km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)

More information about Salernes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Salernes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (12km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (43km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (32km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (37km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (56km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Quinson (22km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (23km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (29km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (32km)
  • Massif des Maures (34km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (40km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (43km)
  • Lac de Castillon (43km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (43km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (43km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salernes

Canton: Salernes

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83690

Distance to Salernes

from Toulon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 85 km

from Bordeaux: 561 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

Salernes is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Salernes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Entrecasteaux, Sillans-la-Cascade, Tourtour and Villecroze.

This page in French: Visiter Salernes

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