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Saint-Maime tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mane at 5 km from Saint-Maime

Visit Saint-Maime: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maime is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mane at 5 km and Forcalquier at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Maime, 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 Saint-Maime in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 5 km (direction north-west)

The citadel above the village is the principal monument...

See Mane guide


at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic monuments...

See Forcalquier guide


at 8 km (direction south)

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque...

See Manosque guide


at 11 km (direction north-east)

The village of Lurs is small but has a great deal...

See Lurs guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry...

See Valensole guide


at 17 km (direction west)

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can...

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 17 km (direction west)

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include...

See Riez guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque...

See Cucuron guide


at 32 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in Apt is...

See Apt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maime


Markets in and near Saint-Maime

  • Forcalquier: market Monday (6km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (8km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (17km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (17km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (20km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (25km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Saint-Maime, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maime, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (42km)
  • Mont Ventoux (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (5km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (5km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (17km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (33km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (40km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Gréoux (20km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (21km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (21km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (23km)
  • Colorado Provencal (25km)
  • Lac de Quinson (30km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (35km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (40km)
  • Gorges du Verdon (44km)
  • Clue de Barles (52km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Maime is in the south-east of France at 41 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maime is 611 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maime

Canton: Forcalquier

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Maime

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 611 km

from Calais: 837 km

from Nice: 120 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 542 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - by car from Calais the drive takes about 11 hours. For driving distances to Saint-Maime from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dauphin, Forcalquier, Mane, Niozelles, Pierrerue, Saint-Martin-les-Eaux, Villeneuve and Volx.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maime

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