Saint-Auban tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Entrevaux at 13 km from Saint-Auban

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Saint-Auban 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 Saint-Auban in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrevaux at 13 km and Annot at 14 km.

Saint-Auban, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Entrevaux guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great boulders in...

See Annot guide


at 17 km (direction west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is dominated by...

See Castellane guide


at 17 km (direction south), in the Var department

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the views across the...

See Mons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that the views are...

See Bargeme guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be combined with a trip...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 24 km (direction west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the most impressive scenic highlights in...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Var department

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of the Gorges...

See Trigance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Var department

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays de Fayence region...

See Seillans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gourdon guide


at 25 km (direction south), in the Var department

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages in the Pays...

See Tourrettes guide


at 25 km (direction south), in the Var department

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed to explore the...

See Fayence guide


at 25 km (direction south), in the Var department

You might lose all sense of orientation in the winding streets of Callian- keep...

See Callian guide


at 26 km (direction south), in the Var department

Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with some time at the leisure...

See Montauroux guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Auban


Markets in and near Saint-Auban

  • Annot: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (17km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (26km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (26km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (32km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (32km)

More information about Saint-Auban, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Auban, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (41km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (40km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (25km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (26km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (40km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (40km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (44km)
  • Jardin botanique (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Chaudanne (15km)
  • Lac de Castillon (16km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (16km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (22km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (35km)
  • Lac d'Allos (43km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (44km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (45km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (52km)
  • Clue de Barles (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (41km)
  • Parc Phœnix (44km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Auban is in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Saint-Auban is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Auban

Canton: Saint-Auban

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Auban

from Nice (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 870 km

from Nice: 46 km

from Bordeaux: 591 km

from Strasbourg: 532 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 Saint-Auban from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brianconnet and Valderoure.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Auban