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Signes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer at 17 km from Signes

Visit Signes: highlights and tourist information

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Signes is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer at 17 km and Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Signes, 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 Signes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south-west)

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

A town with its focus firmly to the sea, Toulon...

See Toulon guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

The historic boats and the palm trees around the pretty harbour...

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south-west)

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town and...

See Bandol guide


at 23 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The small market town of Aubagne is best known for its association...

See Aubagne guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The attractive harbour and numerous chapels in the old town are...

See La Ciotat guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Route des Cretes between Cassis and La Ciotat is a...

See Route des Cretes guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The harbour area of Cassis, its beach and proximity to the Calanques...

See Cassis guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and...

See Hyeres guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number...

See Barjols guide
Presqu'ile de Giens

Presqu'ile de Giens

at 37 km (direction south-east)

The Presqu'ile de Giens is a peninsula with beaches, a...

See Presqu'ile de Giens guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The white cliffs of the Calanques de Marseille plunging...

See Calanques at Marseille guide


at 39 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Marseille is perhaps not a tourist town but is one...

See Marseille guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Signes


Markets in and near Signes

  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint Cyr sur Mer: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (18km)
  • Bandol: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (21km)
  • La Garde: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (23km)

Hotels near Signes

More information about Signes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Signes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (38km)
  • Chateau d'If (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (11km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (20km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (20km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (25km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (29km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (29km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (29km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (30km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (35km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (37km)
  • Parc Borély (38km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (38km)
  • Parc Longchamp (38km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (40km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (51km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (9km)
  • Mont Faron (17km)
  • Cap Sicié (25km)
  • Parc du Mugel (25km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (25km)
  • Cap Canaille (27km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (27km)
  • Calanque (36km)
  • Massif des Maures (43km)
  • Lac de Quinson (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (13km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (17km)

Geography and distances

Signes is in the south-east of France at 20 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Signes is 675 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Signes

Canton: Beausset

Arrondissement: Toulon

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83870

Distance to Signes

from Toulon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 675 km

from Calais: 904 km

from Nice: 123 km

from Bordeaux: 542 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

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 Signes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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This page in French: Visiter Signes

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