Gilette

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Gilette
TownGilette
Insee code06066
Postcode06830
Latitude43.8499290
Longitude7.1641720
AltitudeFrom 108 to 808 meters
Surface10.18 km²
Population1518 inhabitants
Density149 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townNice (at 35 km, 42 min)Bonson at 2.5 km
DepartmentAlpes-MaritimesRevest-les-Roches at 3.6 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Overlooking the confluence of the Var and the Esteron, the perched village of Gilette, located 35 km from Nice, has a superb panorama.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Remains of the castle of the Needle (thirteenth century).
  • Saint-Pierre and of the Assumption (seventeenth and 19th centuries).
  • 18th century dovecote.
  • Oil Mill.
  • Museum of crafts Lou Ferouil.
  • Permanent exhibition of painting and sculpture.
  • Sports & Recreation:
  • Hiking and nature walks.
  • ATV.
  • Equestrian Club.
  • Bowls.
  • Activities Whitewater.
  • Media.
  • Cinema itinerant.

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Feast of the Patron Saint Pancras the 2nd Sunday of May
  • Feast of the Assumption on August 15 (ball activities).
  • Numerous concerts in summer (classical, jazz, pop).
  • Competition of Painting and Sculpture in summer (from July 1 to 31; Awards August 15).

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Canyoning or aqua-hikingSports sensationsFrom 40 € to 65 €Le Broc (3.7 km)
Sea or mountain photography circuitNature and the outdoorsFrom 40 € to 95 €Tourrette-Levens (11 km)
Guided hike in the Valley of WondersNature and the outdoorsFrom 30 € to 110 €Belvédère (22 km)
Hike in Mercantour and the Valley of WondersNature and the outdoorsFrom 120 € to 200 €Valdeblore (24 km)
Golf course with a view of the Nice hinterlandNature and the outdoorsFrom 38 € to 65 €Biot (27 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Monday 22 September
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Night
Min. 10°C - Max. 27°C
Tuesday 23 September
Day
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Min. 7°C - Max. 18°C
Wednesday 24 September
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Min. 2°C - Max. 11°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Provençal restaurantLa Vieille Marmite   NEW
Revest-les-Roches
OFF THE BEATEN PATH - If the ascent of Mont Vial dug up an appetite, that's good. In the village center Revest Rocks, Upper Nice country, the La Vieille Marmite restaurant awaits you....
Located 3.6 km from Gilette 
French cuisine restaurantO Bai Pie   SPECIAL OFFER
Castagniers
How does one recognize a good table? Following several clues: a convenient and quiet location, local cuisine, plus a small side discreet modesty What larger without needing to take...
Located 6.1 km from Gilette15 € per person 
Crêperie restaurantCrêperie du Moment  
9.5
Carros
Here is a charming creperie located in the pretty village of Carros. Stone walls and modern decor gives a warm and trendy. Enjoy its buckwheat pancakes, prepared according to the tradition,...
Located 6.6 km from Gilette19 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Mas with 4 bedroomsMas Orphée     NEW
Saint-Jeannet
Nested just at the foot of famous 'Baou', considered as being an exceptional point of view on the French Riviera. The Mas Orphée offers the most beautiful view of the region facing...
Located 11.1 km from Gilette 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Parare    
10
Châteauneuf-Villevieille
Guest house La Parare, a stone farmhouse from the 17th century, vaults, terraces and heated swimming pool with jet stream. Sauna and possibility to have a massage. Beautiful scenery...
Located 11.6 km from GiletteFrom 133 € to 164 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsChambres d'Hôtes La Fount    
9.5
Villars-sur-Var
Marielle and Jean-Claude (they speak French, English, German and Icelandic) welcome you in their house in the countryside just inland from Nice (40 km). According to the seasons, you...
Located 11.6 km from GiletteFrom 50 € to 75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Ground floor for 2 personsLa Lidicast  
9.3
Le Broc
Furnished studio tourism for two people. Between sea and mountains, 25 minutes from the beaches. You can spend a night or a few days in complete independence. Located on the ground...
Located 4 km from GiletteFrom 400 € to 500 € per week 
House for 4 personsLe jardin du Serret  
9.6
Bouyon
Bouyon is a friendly village, ideal base for walkers and lovers of museums and many festivals on the Riviera. It overlooks the valley of the Esteron and has a panoramic view of the...
Located 4.2 km from GiletteFrom 756 € to 896 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsLa maison de la fontaine  
9.2
Bouyon
Charming village overlooking the valley of the Esteron 30 km from Nice airport. Ideal for visiting the Riviera. Near Vence and St Paul. In the village courts, pool shop, bar restaurant...
Located 4.3 km from GiletteFrom 250 € to 350 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
50 places over 1,2 haLes Cent Chênes    
9.5
Saint-Jeannet
Smart campsite(camping) of the coast(rib) of azure. You come get fresh ideas in a campsite(camping) quiet and full of charm in 15 minutes of beaches(ranges), it is the ideal place for...
Located 11.6 km from GiletteFrom 17 € to 23 € per day 
28 places over 4 haCamping de la Laune    
8
Peillon
Family, quiet and shaded campsite. Offer yourselves a wonderful stay of relaxation in this small domain nested in a screen of greenery and freshness. At feet of its spectacular village...
Located 18.9 km from GiletteFrom 19.50 € to 24.50 € per day 
149 places over 4 haCamping les Pinèdes    
9.1
La Colle-sur-Loup
Between Nice, Saint Paul de Vence and Monaco, at 7 km from the Mediterranean coast, the camping site 'les Pinèdes' will charm you by its specific location. Our camping site has all...
Located 19.8 km from GiletteFrom 17.80 € to 38 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Restaurant des 2 Vallées - Hotel in GiletteHôtel Restaurant des 2 Vallées 
Utelle
Located 13 km from Carros, Hôtel Restaurant des 2 Vallées offers a bar, restaurant, terrace and luggage storage. Nice is only a 30-minute drive away. All rooms feature a view of the...
Located 3 km from GiletteRoom from 55 €
Les Roses - Hotel in GiletteLes Roses 
Levens
Located in Levens, 25 km north of Nice, Les Roses offers rooms or studios set in a garden with a furnished terrace, as well as free WiFi access in all areas. With views over the city,...
Located 5.3 km from GiletteRoom from 52 €
Mas Fleuri - Hotel in GiletteMas Fleuri    
8
Levens
Located 4 km from Levens, a perched village in the French Riviera, this family-run hotel features en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a garden with a children’s playground....
Located 6 km from GiletteRoom from 65 €

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InterContinental Carlton Cannes
Built in 1911, the InterContinental overlooks the bay on the Boulevard Croisette and features its own private beach, pier and Belle Epoque façade. It is...
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