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Tourves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tourves in Var

Photo is of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 7 km from Tourves

Visit Tourves: highlights and tourist information

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Tourves is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 7 km and Barjols at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 7 km (direction north-west)

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number...

See Barjols guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du...

See Entrecasteaux guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the...

See Salernes guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-west)

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the pleasant...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The small market town of Aubagne is best known for its...

See Aubagne guide


at 31 km (direction south)

A town with its focus firmly to the sea, Toulon is the...

See Toulon guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

The historic boats and the palm trees around the...

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town and...

See Bandol guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villecroze guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aups guide


at 36 km (direction south-east)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a castle as...

See Hyeres guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The attractive harbour and numerous chapels in the old town are the...

See La Ciotat guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lorgues guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tourves


Markets in and near Tourves

  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (12km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (22km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (22km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (29km)

More information about Tourves, Provence

Tourist attractions near Tourves, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (28km)
  • Chateau d'If (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (9km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (30km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (30km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (36km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (36km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (36km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (37km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (38km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (39km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (41km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (47km)
  • Parc Borély (47km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (47km)
  • Parc Longchamp (47km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (53km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (17km)
  • Mont Faron (29km)
  • Lac de Quinson (33km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (36km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (37km)
  • Parc du Mugel (37km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (37km)
  • Cap Canaille (38km)
  • Cap Sicié (38km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (38km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (38km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (38km)
  • Massif des Maures (40km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (45km)
  • Calanque (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (28km)

Geography and distances

Tourves is in the south-east of France at 32 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Tourves is 665 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourves

Canton: Brignoles

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83170

Distance to Tourves

from Toulon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 665 km

from Calais: 893 km

from Nice: 113 km

from Bordeaux: 542 km

from Strasbourg: 593 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 Tourves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Rougiers and Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume.

This page in French: Visiter Tourves

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