Villars-sur-Var tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villars-sur-Var: highlights and tourist information

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Villars-sur-Var is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 30 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Villars-sur-Var is 657 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 18 km and Entrevaux at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villars-sur-Var, 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 Villars-sur-Var 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 Villars-sur-Var

Markets in and near Villars-sur-Var

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (16km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (30km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (31km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (31km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (33km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (33km)

More information about Villars-sur-Var, Provence

Tourist attractions near Villars-sur-Var, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (32km)
  • Saorge Monastery (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (16km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (17km)
  • Jardin botanique (29km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (33km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (33km)
  • Palais Carnolès (37km)
  • La citronneraie (37km)
  • Serre de la Madone (37km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (21km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (26km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (30km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (30km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (31km)
  • Tete de Chien (34km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (38km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (45km)
  • Lac de Castillon (45km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (45km)
  • Lac d'Allos (45km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (46km)
  • Col de la Bonette (49km)
  • Col d'Allos (57km)
  • Source - Verdon (61km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (31km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villars-sur-Var

Canton: Villars-sur-Var

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villars-sur-Var

from Nice (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 873 km

from Nice: 29 km

from Bordeaux: 617 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

Villars-sur-Var 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 Villars-sur-Var from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bairols, Cuebris, Malaussene, Massoins, Thiery, Toudon, Tourette-du-Chateau and Tournefort.

This page in French: Visiter Villars-sur-Var