Saint-Martin-du-Var tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coaraze at 10 km from Saint-Martin-du-Var

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 10 km and Vence at 12 km.

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

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



Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north of Nice that...

See Coaraze guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vence guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nice guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 14 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 14 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 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 16 km (direction 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 east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets and the stunning views...

See Peillon guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide
The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden overlooking the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

Eze is one of our favourite villages in the whole of France, with exceptional...

See Eze guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villa Kérylos guide


at 17 km (direction east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the effort and...

See Peille guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-du-Var


Markets in and near Saint-Martin-du-Var

  • Carros: market Saturday (3km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (17km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (17km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (24km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (26km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (27km)

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

What to do at Saint-Martin-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-Martin-du-Var.


  • Marineland d'Antibes (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (18km)
  • Saorge Monastery (35km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (33km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (12km)
  • Jardin botanique (14km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (17km)
  • La citronneraie (25km)
  • Serre de la Madone (25km)
  • Palais Carnolès (25km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (27km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (28km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (32km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (8km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (10km)
  • Tete de Chien (19km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (35km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (38km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (38km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (16km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (52km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-du-Var is in the south-east of France at 15 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-du-Var is 672 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-du-Var

Canton: Levens

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Martin-du-Var

from Nice (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 672 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 14 km

from Bordeaux: 628 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-Martin-du-Var from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspremont, Bonson, Bouyon, Carros, Castagniers, Colomars, Gilette, La Roquette-sur-Var, Le Broc, Levens and Saint-Blaise.

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