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Tourrettes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tourrettes: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages in the Pays de Fayence region of Provence

Tourrettes is situated in the Var 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. For detailed visitor information see the Tourrettes travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Callian at 4 km and Montauroux at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Fayence

Fayence

less than one km (direction west)

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed...

See Fayence guide
Callian

Callian

at 4 km (direction east)

You might lose all sense of orientation in the winding...

See Callian guide
Montauroux

Montauroux

at 5 km (direction east)

Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with some time at...

See Montauroux guide
Seillans

Seillans

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays...

See Seillans guide
 
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Mons

Mons

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the...

See Mons guide
Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne

Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne

at 8 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide
Bagnols-en-Foret

Bagnols-en-Foret

at 9 km (direction south)

Bagnols-en-Foret is a pleasant town close to the popular Gorges of...

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide
Tanneron

Tanneron

at 14 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying the...

See Tanneron guide
Bargeme

Bargeme

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-west)

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that the...

See Bargeme guide
Massif de l'Esterel

Massif de l'Esterel

at 16 km (direction south-east)

The Massif d'Esterel is a substantial region of countryside on...

See Massif de l'Esterel guide
Grasse

Grasse

at 18 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a...

See Grasse guide
Pegomas

Pegomas

at 18 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The traditional Provencal town of Pegomas is ideally visited in early spring...

See Pegomas guide
Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Mandelieu-la-Napoule

at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide
Draguignan

Draguignan

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost, but...

See Draguignan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tourrettes

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Markets in and near Tourrettes

  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (1km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (14km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (18km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (21km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

More information about Tourrettes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Tourrettes, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (34km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (22km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (21km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (26km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (18km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (22km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (33km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (34km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (9km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (28km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (31km)
  • Lac de Castillon (31km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (38km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (45km)
  • Massif des Maures (46km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (17km)
  • Parc Phœnix (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Tourrettes is in the south-east of France at 84 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Tourrettes is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourrettes

Canton: Fayence

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83440

Distance to Tourrettes

from Toulon (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 892 km

from Nice: 46 km

from Bordeaux: 595 km

from Strasbourg: 557 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 Tourrettes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Callian, Fayence, Montauroux and Seillans.

This page in French: Visiter Tourrettes

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