Tourette-du-Chateau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coaraze at 12 km from Tourette-du-Chateau

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Tourette-du-Chateau is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes 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 Tourette-du-Chateau in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 12 km and Vence at 18 km.

Tourette-du-Chateau, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north of Nice that...

See Coaraze guide


at 18 km (direction south)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take a stroll to...

See Vence guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will attract you to...

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Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 20 km (direction south)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern artists such...

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at 21 km (direction south)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the famous Museum...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-west)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by the many...

See Gourdon guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Peille guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 24 km (direction south-west)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by...

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at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

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Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to also explore...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 24 km (direction east)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque architecture in a small...

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at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Eze guide

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Markets in and near Tourette-du-Chateau

  • Carros: market Saturday (11km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (21km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (24km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (25km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (29km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Tourette-du-Chateau, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (26km)
  • Saorge Monastery (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (13km)
  • Jardin botanique (22km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (24km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (26km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (30km)
  • Serre de la Madone (31km)
  • Palais Carnolès (31km)
  • La citronneraie (31km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (34km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (15km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (19km)
  • Tete de Chien (27km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (33km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (33km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (36km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (37km)
  • Lac d'Allos (52km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (25km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (26km)

Geography and distances

Tourette-du-Chateau is in the south-east of France at 23 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Tourette-du-Chateau is 664 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourette-du-Chateau

Canton: Roquesteron

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Tourette-du-Chateau

from Nice (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 664 km

from Calais: 880 km

from Nice: 22 km

from Bordeaux: 622 km

from Strasbourg: 525 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 Tourette-du-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonson, Gilette, Les Ferres, Malaussene, Pierrefeu, Revest-les-Roches, Toudon and Villars-sur-Var.

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