Saint-Martin-du-Var tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Martin-du-Var: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Martin-du-Var is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, 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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 10 km and Vence at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

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)

More information about Saint-Martin-du-Var, Provence

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

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

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

Saint-Martin-du-Var is in the south-east of France. 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