Tavernes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barjols at 4 km from Tavernes

Visit Tavernes: highlights and tourist information

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Tavernes is situated in the Var 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 Tavernes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barjols at 4 km and Aups at 17 km.

Tavernes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Barjols guide


at 17 km (direction east)

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near the...

See Aups guide


at 18 km (direction east)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval quarter and...

See Salernes guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon and...

See Entrecasteaux guide
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at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction north-east)

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of...

See Bauduen guide


at 21 km (direction east)

Villecroze is a charming small village with a quaint historic centre and...

See Villecroze guide


at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore the...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east)

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a great...

See Tourtour guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th...

See Riez guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac de Sainte-Croix...

See Aiguines guide


at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry is also...

See Valensole guide

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Map of places to visit near Tavernes


Markets in and near Tavernes

  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (21km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (21km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (27km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Tavernes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Tavernes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (28km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (27km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (43km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Quinson (11km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (16km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (19km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (23km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (26km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (26km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (37km)
  • Massif des Maures (46km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (51km)
  • Lac de Castillon (52km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (52km)
  • Colorado Provencal (56km)
  • Cap Canaille (57km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (58km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (44km)

Geography and distances

Tavernes is in the south-east of France at 53 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Tavernes is 649 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tavernes

Canton: Tavernes

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83670

Distance to Tavernes

from Toulon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 649 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 101 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 571 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 Tavernes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjols, Montmeyan, Ponteves and Varages.

This page in French: Visiter Tavernes


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