Saint-Jeannet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jeannet in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Vence at 4 km from Saint-Jeannet

Visit Saint-Jeannet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vence at 4 km and Fondation Maeght at 6 km.

Saint-Jeannet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-west)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take a stroll to...

See Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern artists such...

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the famous Museum...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will attract you to...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction south)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to also explore...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the largest towns in France, Nice is also the most visited resort...

See Nice guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Gourdon guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Biot guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

The small harbour town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is in one of the loveliest positions on...

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Opio guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the more low-key riviera resorts, Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a pleasant place to take...

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Valbonne guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

Villa Ephrussi is an beautiful villa with views across the Riviera, impressive architecture and...

See Villa Ephrussi guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Jeannet


Markets in and near Saint-Jeannet

  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (9km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (14km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (16km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (16km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (19km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)

More information about Saint-Jeannet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jeannet, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (21km)
  • Saorge Monastery (42km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (24km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (9km)
  • Jardin botanique (11km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (16km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (19km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (20km)
  • Serre de la Madone (29km)
  • Palais Carnolès (29km)
  • La citronneraie (29km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (30km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (1km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (9km)
  • Tete de Chien (21km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (29km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (46km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (11km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (44km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jeannet is in the south-east of France at 12 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jeannet is 677 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jeannet

Canton: Vence

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Jeannet

from Nice (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 677 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 11 km

from Bordeaux: 626 km

from Strasbourg: 540 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-Jeannet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carros, Gattieres, La Gaude, Saint-Paul, Saint-Paul-de-Vence and Vence.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jeannet