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Valdeblore tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valdeblore in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Mercantour National Park at 13 km from Valdeblore

Visit Valdeblore: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mercantour National Park at 13 km and Coaraze at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 13 km (direction north-west)

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near...

See Mercantour National Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains...

See Coaraze guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 30 km (direction south-east)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque...

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sospel guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the most impressive towns in the Upper Roya valley,...

See Breil-sur-Roya guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Saorge is spread along a high ridge, with dramatic...

See Saorge guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill...

See Entrevaux guide


at 33 km (direction east)

Within the eastern Mercantour National Park, Tende is a...

See Tende guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but...

See Peille guide
La Brigue

La Brigue

at 35 km (direction east)

La Brigue is a small, pleasant town to explore, and...

See La Brigue guide


at 36 km (direction south-east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled...

See Peillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east)

Sainte-Agnes is the highest coastal village in Europe, 800...

See Sainte-Agnes guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as...

See Gorbio guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vence guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Valdeblore


Markets in and near Valdeblore

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (26km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (31km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (31km)
  • Tende: market Wednesday all day (33km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (42km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (42km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (42km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (42km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about Valdeblore, Provence

Tourist attractions near Valdeblore, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (31km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (7km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (32km)
  • Jardin botanique (41km)
  • La citronneraie (42km)
  • Serre de la Madone (42km)
  • Palais Carnolès (42km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (43km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Lombarde (15km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (15km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (18km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (36km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (37km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (40km)
  • Col de la Bonette (41km)
  • Lac d'Allos (42km)
  • Tete de Chien (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (44km)
  • Parc Phœnix (45km)

Geography and distances

Valdeblore is in the south-east of France at 42 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Valdeblore is 648 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valdeblore

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Valdeblore

from Nice (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 648 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 41 km

from Bordeaux: 621 km

from Strasbourg: 504 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 Valdeblore from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Marie, Rimplas and Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinee.

This page in French: Visiter Valdeblore

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