Tourtour tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a great deal to enjoy

Tourtour 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 Tourtour. For detailed visitor information see the Tourtour travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Tourtour include "most beautiful village".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salernes at 7 km and Aups at 8 km.

Tourtour, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villecroze guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Salernes guide


at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aups guide


at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Entrecasteaux guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet historic centre of Flayosc is...

See Flayosc guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical of Provencal...

See Lorgues guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Draguignan guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bauduen guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical town...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aiguines guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of the Gorges...

See Trigance guide


at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Barjols guide

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Markets in and near Tourtour

  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (16km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (20km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (22km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (28km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (29km)

More information about Tourtour, Provence

Tourist attractions near Tourtour, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (15km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (39km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (38km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (38km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (58km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (22km)
  • Lac de Quinson (24km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (31km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (35km)
  • Massif des Maures (35km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (35km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (37km)
  • Lac de Castillon (37km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (42km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (47km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (47km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (37km)

Geography and distances

Tourtour is in the south-east of France at 60 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Tourtour is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourtour

Canton: Salernes

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83690

Distance to Tourtour

from Toulon (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 884 km

from Nice: 79 km

from Bordeaux: 565 km

from Strasbourg: 566 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 Tourtour from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Salernes and Villecroze.

This page in French: Visiter Tourtour