Saint-Laurent-du-Var tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Laurent-du-Var in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Cagnes-sur-Mer at 3 km from Saint-Laurent-du-Var

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Saint-Laurent-du-Var 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-Laurent-du-Var in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cagnes-sur-Mer at 3 km and Saint-Paul-de-Vence at 6 km.

Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide


at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nice guide


at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vence guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Biot guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Villa Ephrussi guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide
Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat

at 12 km (direction east)

Cap Ferrat has a pretty port, a lovely coast walk and the Ville Ephrussi...

See Cap Ferrat guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

One of the most picturesque towns on the Riviera, Antibes also has a very...

See Antibes guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

Villa Kerylos is the recreation of a Greek Villa, with mosaics and frescoes, built...

See Villa Kérylos guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Juan-les-Pins guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-du-Var

Market days in Saint-Laurent-du-Var: weekly market: Tuesday & Sunday;

  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (0km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (3km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (10km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (12km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (12km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (13km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (15km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (19km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (45km)
  • Saorge Monastery (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (20km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique (7km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (11km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (12km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (18km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (22km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (26km)
  • La citronneraie (28km)
  • Serre de la Madone (28km)
  • Palais Carnolès (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Gairaut (9km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (10km)
  • Tete de Chien (18km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (2km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (11km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-du-Var is in the south-east of France at 7 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-du-Var is 686 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-du-Var

Canton: Saint-Laurent-du-Var-Cagnes-sur-Mer-Est

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Laurent-du-Var

from Nice (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 686 km

from Calais: 903 km

from Nice: 7 km

from Bordeaux: 632 km

from Strasbourg: 548 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-Laurent-du-Var from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cagnes-sur-Mer, La Gaude, Saint-Paul, Saint-Paul-de-Vence and Villeneuve-Loubet.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-du-Var