Tournefort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tournefort in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Coaraze at 15 km from Tournefort

Visit Tournefort: highlights and tourist information

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Tournefort 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 Tournefort in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 15 km and Sospel cathedral at 25 km.

Tournefort, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Coaraze guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Vence guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the Italian border, includes the...

See Mercantour National Park guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge are a very scenic...

See Sospel guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Peille guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Peillon guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


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

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill above the village are...

See Entrevaux guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 28 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


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nice guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gourdon guide


at 29 km (direction east)

One of the most impressive towns in the Upper Roya valley, Breil-sur-Roya has several...

See Breil-sur-Roya guide

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Map of places to visit near Tournefort


Markets in and near Tournefort

  • Carros: market Saturday (18km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (20km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (29km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (30km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (31km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (32km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (34km)

More information about Tournefort, Provence

Tourist attractions near Tournefort, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (30km)
  • Saorge Monastery (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (17km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (19km)
  • Jardin botanique (29km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (31km)
  • Serre de la Madone (34km)
  • Palais Carnolès (34km)
  • La citronneraie (34km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (36km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (22km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (25km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (26km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (27km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (28km)
  • Tete de Chien (31km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (42km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (48km)
  • Lac d'Allos (48km)
  • Col de la Bonette (50km)
  • Col d'Allos (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (31km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (32km)

Geography and distances

Tournefort is in the south-east of France at 30 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Tournefort is 658 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tournefort

Canton: Villars-sur-Var

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Tournefort

from Nice (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 658 km

from Calais: 874 km

from Nice: 29 km

from Bordeaux: 622 km

from Strasbourg: 518 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 Tournefort from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bairols, Clans, La Tour, Malaussene, Massoins, Toudon and Villars-sur-Var.

This page in French: Visiter Tournefort