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Towns and villages

On a day outing from Nice, the not to be missed Cannes and Monaco are just a short journey away ...

... however its also worth taking time to discover lesser-known treasures such as small fishing ports, perched villages, natural parks, ski-resorts...

The opening times shown below are for the high season : some tourist offices have reduced opening times in the winter and you are advised to contact them before visiting.

Tourist Offices

saint-tropez
SAINT-TROPEZ
Having become an international tourist capital over the last fifty years, this town, with its pretty alleys, stands out particularly for its festivals and its lively night-life.
Sights : the village, its picturesque narrow streets and Provençal...



Office du Tourisme - Quai Jean-Jaurès - 83990 SAINT-TROPEZ
Tel.: +33(0)892 68 48 28
gilette
GILETTE

A voir : l'église Saint-Pierre de l'Assomption (17ème siècle) et la Chapelle Saint-Pancrace, the Saint Nicolas church (13th century), the Notre Dame du Var chapel (15th century), the Masonic crosses, the washhouses, the tombstone.



Mairie - 1 Place du docteur René Morani - 06830 GILETTE
Tel.:
cagnes-sur-mer
CAGNES-SUR-MER

Numerous nautical and sports activities. Guided tours offered all year round: Renoir Museum, Chateau-Museum Grimaldi, mediaeval village, racecourse …



6 bd Maréchal Juin - BP 48 - 06800 CAGNES-SUR-MER
Tel.: 0493206164
marie
MARIE
Marie, whose name appeared for the first time in 1066, is a mediaeval perched village which has kept all its authenticity.
To see: the pre-16th century church which houses two paintings by the Nice painter Giovanni Rocca, dated 1644, a statue of the...



Mairie - Place de la Mairie - 06420 MARIE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 02 03 73
saint-blaise
SAINT-BLAISE
A road which sneaks around and winds, delicate silvery landscapes which offer themselves to an astounded gaze, scents and smells which intoxicate: a medallion placed in a green setting gilded by the sun …
Discover the heritage of this village, the...



Mairie - 11 Place de l'Eglise - 06670 SAINT-BLAISE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 79 72 93
saint-paul-de-vence
SAINT-PAUL DE VENCE
Located at the top of a rocky outcrop, this small village benefits from great luminosity, inspiring numerous famous artists, writers, poets and painters, some of whom have made it their permanent home.
Sights : the fortified village, 12th-century...



Office de Tourisme - 2 rue Grande - 06570 SAINT-PAUL-DE-VENCE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 32 86 95
vallauris--golfe-juan
VALLAURIS GOLFE-JUAN
Vallauris enjoys the "Town of Arts and Crafts" hallmark. Napoleon disembarked there on his return from exile on the Island of Elba on 1 March 1815.
Sights : The Castle-Museum, Magnelli Museum and Museum of Ceramics in the Castle compound, National...



Office de Tourisme - 4, avenue Georges Clemenceau - 06220 VALLAURIS
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 63 18 38
sospel
SOSPEL
Right in the heart of the Bévara valley, to the south of the Mercantour National Park and very close to the Italian border, Sospel is a peaceful village whose population triples in summer.
Sights : the mediaeval town, trompe-l’oeil façades,...

Closed : Sunday all day,

Office de Tourisme - 1 place Saint-Pierre - 06380 SOSPEL
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 04 15 80
rimplas
RIMPLAS
A small village built like a stairway on a mountainous ridge with a dizzying view over the valley of the Tinée on one side and the Val de Blore on the other.
A small village built like a stairway on a mountainous ridge with a dizzying view over the...



Hôtel de Ville - 3 Promenade St-Roch - 06420 RIMPLAS
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 02 80 93
tende
TENDE
A border town with Italy, part of the Mercantour National Park and located at the entrance to the Merveilles Valley, this village, which was Italian for a long time, combines alpine and Mediterranean influences.
Sights : the mediaeval town and its...



Office de Tourisme Tende Vallée des Merveilles - 1 place de Gaulle - 06430 TENDE
Tel.: +33 (0)4 93 04 73 71
coaraze
COARAZE
At 650 metres above sea level, Coaraze, also called "Sun Village", extends over 1714 hectares of mimosas, olive trees, cypresses, oaks, chestnuts and pines.
Sights : sundials designed by famous contemporary artists, Saint-Sébastien Chapel,...

Closed : Monday all day, Wednesday afternoon, Sunday all day,

Maison du Patrimoine - 7 Montée du Portal - 06390 COARAZE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 79 37 47
PEILLE
Peille has some outstanding natural treasures where delightful paths meander through thyme, lavender and other heady plants, allowing visitors to enjoy its climate, plant and animal life and outdoor activities.
Sights : the old fortified gate of...

Closed : Monday all day, Tuesday all day,

Le point info tourisme communal - 15 rue Centrale - 06440 PEILLE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 82 14 40
carros
CARROS
With more than 300 days sun a year, Carros, a town with many facets located between the sea and the mountains.
Sowohl für einen mehrtägigen Aufenthalt als auch für einen Zwischenstopp wird Carros Ihrem Bedürfnis nach Bodenständigkeit und Ruhe in...



Office de Tourisme - 2 Carriero Fernand Barbary - Villa Fernand Barbary - 06510 CARROS
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 08 72 59
saint-etienne-de-tinee
SAINT-ETIENNE-DE-TINÉE / AURON
A real crossroads at the heart of the Mercantour National Park, close to its ski resort of Auron, Saint- Etienne de Tinée is a cultural, unspoilt village surrounded by mountains that rise up more than 3,000 metres.
The village offers its visitors an...



Office du Tourisme - Rue des communes de France - 06660 SAINT-ETIENNE DE TINÉE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 02 41 96
cap-d-ail
CAP D'AIL
Between sea and mountain, Cap d'Ail is a listed tourism resort that welcomes you in for a relaxing and sporty stay at the gateway to Monaco.
Sights : its rocky promontories and luxuriant parks and gardens, maritime pines with Mediterranean fragrances,...



Office de Tourisme - 87 bis av du 3 Septembre - 06320 CAP D'AIL
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 78 02 33
saint-martin-vesubie
SAINT-MARTIN-VÉSUBIE
Famed for the beauty of its lakes and mountains, this prestigious site, once the winter snow has melted, gives way to some really lovely flower-covered meadows where the air smells of pine resin and larch.
Sights : rue Cagnoli, Sainte-Anne Gate, the...



Office de Tourisme - Place du Général de Gaulle - 06450 SAINT-MARTIN-VÉSUBIE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 03 21 28
villeneuve-loubet
VILLENEUVE-LOUBET
At the point where Loup meets Mardaric, the village of Villeneuve-Loubet stands on a hill whilst the new town and its houses stretch out to the Mediterranean.
Sights : the old village and its narrow paved streets, Saint-Marc Church, mural and old...

Closed : Saturday afternoon, Sunday all day,

Office de Tourisme - 16 av de la Mer - 06270 VILLENEUVE-LOUBET
Tel.: +33 (0)4 92 02 66 16
gattieres
GATTIERES
Old village which offers the discovery of pretty little mediaeval streets, little flower-bedecked squares and beautiful fountains.
To see: St Nicolas church (13th century), the Notre-Dame du Var chapel (15th century), the Masonic crosses, the...



Hôtel de Ville - 11 Rue Torrin et Grassi - 06510 GATTIÈRES
Tel.: +33(0)4 92 08 47 32
roquebrune-cap-martin
ROQUEBRUNE-CAP-MARTIN
From the sea's edge to its hilltop village, Roquebrune Cap Martin's history is everywhere, bringing joy to lovers of old stone, architecture enthusiasts or those nostalgic for the Roaring Twenties.
Guided tour of the mediaeval village and castle Walk...

Closed : Sunday all day,

Office de Tourisme - 218 av Aristide Briand - 06190 ROQUEBRUNE-CAP-MARTIN
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 35 62 87
isola-isola-2000
ISOLA / ISOLA 2000




- 06420 ISOLA
Tel.: