Vallauris tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Valmasque Parc at 3 km from Vallauris

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Valmasque Parc at 3 km and Cannes at 4 km.

Vallauris, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 3 km (direction north-west)

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

See Valmasque Parc guide


Seaside resort at 4 km (direction south-west)

Cannes has a charming town and harbour area, and is one of the most...

See Cannes guide


Seaside resort at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Juan-les-Pins guide


at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mougins guide


at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Antibes guide
Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Island at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

The Ile Sainte-Marguerite is one of the Iles de Lérins on the Cote d'Azur...

See Ile Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Biot guide
Iles de Lérins

Iles de Lérins

Island at 7 km (direction south)

The Iles de Lérins is a peaceful group of islands to the south of...

See Iles de Lérins guide
Cap d\'Antibes

Cap d'Antibes

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

The Cap d'Antibes peninsula is a tranquil region between Antibes and Juan-les-Pins, with a...

See Cap d'Antibes guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valbonne guide
Ile Saint-Honorat

Ile Saint-Honorat

Island at 8 km (direction south)

The Ile Saint-Honorat, one of the Iles de Lerins south of Cannes, is best...

See Ile Saint-Honorat guide


at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Pegomas guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Opio guide

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Map of places to visit near Vallauris


Markets in and near Vallauris

Market days in Vallauris: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday & Friday;

  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (3km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (6km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (8km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (8km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (12km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (14km)

More information about Vallauris, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vallauris, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (7km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (30km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (5km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (6km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (11km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (15km)
  • Jardin botanique (22km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (24km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (26km)
  • La citronneraie (42km)
  • Serre de la Madone (42km)
  • Palais Carnolès (42km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (20km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (21km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (24km)
  • Tete de Chien (33km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (51km)
  • Lac de Castillon (53km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (17km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (28km)

Geography and distances

Vallauris is in the south-east of France at 22 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Vallauris is 689 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vallauris

Canton: Vallauris-Antibes-Ouest

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vallauris

from Nice (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 689 km

from Calais: 908 km

from Nice: 22 km

from Bordeaux: 624 km

from Strasbourg: 559 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 Vallauris from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antibes, Biot, Cannes, Juan-les-Pins, Le Cannet and Mougins.

This page in French: Visiter Vallauris