Tourrettes-sur-Loup tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will attract you to the perched village of Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Tourrettes-sur-Loup is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Tourrettes-sur-Loup in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fondation Maeght at 5 km and Saint-Paul-de-Vence at 6 km.

Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Gourdon guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost undiscovered small...

See Valbonne guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your visit to...

See Biot guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a very extensive old town with...

See Grasse guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay...

See Mougins guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the most picturesque towns on the Riviera, Antibes also has a very...

See Antibes guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

A short distance west of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins is one of the liveliest resorts in...

See Juan-les-Pins guide

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Markets in and near Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (9km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (13km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (28km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (41km)
  • Saorge Monastery (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (19km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (9km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (13km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (16km)
  • Jardin botanique (17km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (22km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (23km)
  • Serre de la Madone (36km)
  • Palais Carnolès (36km)
  • La citronneraie (36km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (7km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (16km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (21km)
  • Tete de Chien (28km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (44km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (46km)
  • Lac de Castillon (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (14km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (37km)

Geography and distances

Tourrettes-sur-Loup is in the south-east of France at 17 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Tourrettes-sur-Loup is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Canton: Bar-sur-Loup

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Tourrettes-sur-Loup

from Nice (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 17 km

from Bordeaux: 620 km

from Strasbourg: 544 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 Tourrettes-sur-Loup from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courmes, La Colle-sur-Loup, Le Bar-sur-Loup, Le Rouret, Roquefort-les-Pins, Saint-Paul, Saint-Paul-de-Vence and Vence.

This page in French: Visiter Tourrettes-sur-Loup