Vallauris tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vallauris: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Valmasque Parc at 3 km and Cannes at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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

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

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

Aquarium

  • 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)
  • Serre de la Madone (42km)
  • Palais Carnolès (42km)
  • La citronneraie (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)
  • Barrage de Castillon (53km)
  • Lac 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

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

Vallauris is in the south-east of France. 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