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Photo of Marie in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Mercantour National Park at 16 km from Marie

Visit Marie: highlights and tourist information

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Marie is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mercantour National Park at 16 km and Coaraze at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the Italian border,...

See Mercantour National Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north of...

See Coaraze guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill above...

See Entrevaux guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque architecture in...

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge...

See Sospel guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the most impressive towns in the Upper Roya valley, Breil-sur-Roya...

See Breil-sur-Roya guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make...

See Peille guide


at 34 km (direction east)

The village of Saorge is spread along a high...

See Saorge guide


at 34 km (direction south)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you...

See Vence guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets...

See Peillon guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east)

Sainte-Agnes is the highest coastal village in Europe, 800 metres above sea-level...

See Sainte-Agnes guide


at 37 km (direction south-east)

You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as much...

See Gorbio guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by...

See Gourdon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marie


Markets in and near Marie

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (21km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (28km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (32km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Tende: market Wednesday all day (37km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (39km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (40km)

More information about Marie, Provence

Tourist attractions near Marie, France

What to do at Marie? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marie.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (34km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (8km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (27km)
  • Jardin botanique (38km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (40km)
  • La citronneraie (41km)
  • Serre de la Madone (41km)
  • Palais Carnolès (41km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Lombarde (19km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (20km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (22km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (31km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (34km)
  • Tete de Chien (40km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (40km)
  • Lac d'Allos (41km)
  • Col de la Bonette (42km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (49km)
  • Col d'Allos (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (41km)
  • Parc Phœnix (41km)

Geography and distances

Marie is in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Marie is 649 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marie

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Marie

from Nice (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 649 km

from Calais: 865 km

from Nice: 38 km

from Bordeaux: 618 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

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 Marie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bairols, Clans, Ilonse, Rimplas, Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinee and Valdeblore.

This page in French: Visiter Marie

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