Mouans-Sartoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mouans-Sartoux in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Mougins at 3 km from Mouans-Sartoux

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Mouans-Sartoux in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mougins at 3 km and Pegomas at 4 km.

Mouans-Sartoux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction south-east)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay...

See Mougins guide


at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

The traditional Provencal town of Pegomas is ideally visited in early spring as part...

See Pegomas guide


at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost undiscovered small...

See Valbonne guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide


at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide


at 6 km (direction north-west)

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a very extensive old town with...

See Grasse guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying the leisure lake at...

See Tanneron guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

Cannes has a charming town and harbour area, and is one of the most...

See Cannes guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is well placed...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


at 10 km (direction east)

The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your visit to...

See Biot guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Gourdon guide
Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Island at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

The Ile Sainte-Marguerite is one of the Iles de Lérins on the Cote d'Azur...

See Ile Sainte-Marguerite guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

A short distance west of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins is one of the liveliest resorts in...

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Map of places to visit near Mouans-Sartoux


Markets in and near Mouans-Sartoux

Market days in Mouans-Sartoux: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday;

  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (0km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (4km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (6km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (8km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Mouans-Sartoux, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (28km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (8km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (7km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (11km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (13km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (20km)
  • Jardin botanique (26km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (30km)
  • La citronneraie (46km)
  • Serre de la Madone (46km)
  • Palais Carnolès (46km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (14km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (20km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (27km)
  • Tete de Chien (37km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (43km)
  • Lac de Castillon (45km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (25km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (29km)

Geography and distances

Mouans-Sartoux is in the south-east of France at 26 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Mouans-Sartoux is 682 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mouans-Sartoux

Canton: Mougins

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mouans-Sartoux

from Nice (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 682 km

from Calais: 901 km

from Nice: 26 km

from Bordeaux: 616 km

from Strasbourg: 555 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 Mouans-Sartoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auribeau-sur-Siagne, Grasse, La Roquette-sur-Siagne, Le Cannet, Mougins, Opio, Pegomas and Valbonne.

This page in French: Visiter Mouans-Sartoux