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Gilette

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

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

Geographical information

MunicipalityGilette
Postcode06830
Latitude43.8499290 (N 43° 50’ 60”)
Longitude7.1641720 (E 7° 9’ 51”)
AltitudeFrom 108m to 808m
Surface area10.18 km²
Population1528 inhabitants
Density150 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNice (35 km, 42 min)
Insee code06066
IntercommunalityME Nice Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
RegionFrench Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Revest-les-Roches7.2 km (17 min)
Bonson8.9 km (15 min)
Tourette-du-Château9.2 km (21 min)
Saint-Martin-du-Var11.2 km (19 min)
Les Ferres11.3 km (36 min)
Toudon12.7 km (26 min)
Pierrefeu14.9 km (26 min)
La Roquette-sur-Var15.9 km (27 min)
Le Broc18.3 km (29 min)
Castagniers19.7 km (31 min)
Carros20 km (30 min)
Levens23 km (42 min)
Saint-Blaise23 km (37 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Photos

Climbing to Gilette
Climbing to Gilette
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Weather

Sunday 4 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Monday 5 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Tuesday 6 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning or aqua-hiking
Sports sensations40 € to 65 € Le Broc (3.7 km)
Hike around the Valley of Wonders
Nature and the great outdoors649 € Vence (15 km)
Cookery lessons for adults and children
Local flavours20 € to 80 € Nice (16.6 km)
Hike in Pays Vallée d'Azur Mercantour
Nature and the great outdoors645 € Touët-sur-Var (16.6 km)
Guided Electric Bike Tour to Explore Nice's 7 Hills
Entertainment59 € Nice (18.8 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mont Vial
HikeAthletic4h30Revest-les-Roches (3.6 km)
Tour of Mont Lion
HikeIntermediate4h30Tourette-du-Château (4 km)
Collettes Peak
HikeIntermediate3h30Toudon (7 km)
Cascade Villars-sur-Var
HikeEasy1h00Villars-sur-Var (11.1 km)
Baou Saint-Jeannet
HikeEasy2h30Saint-Jeannet (11.5 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels