Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume in Var

Visit Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume travel guide.

Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 37 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubagne at 29 km and Entrecasteaux at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, 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-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume 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 Var

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Markets in and near Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Market days in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (17km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (26km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (28km)
  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (29km)

More information about Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (32km)
  • Chateau d'If (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (15km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (36km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (36km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (36km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (40km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (42km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (43km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (43km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (43km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (43km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (44km)
  • Parc Longchamp (44km)
  • Parc Borély (44km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (44km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (45km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (46km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (50km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (17km)
  • Lac de Quinson (31km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (31km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (31km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (33km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (34km)
  • Mont Faron (34km)
  • Cap Canaille (37km)
  • Parc du Mugel (38km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (38km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (38km)
  • Cap Sicié (42km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (43km)
  • Calanque (44km)
  • Massif des Maures (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Canton: Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83470

Distance to Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

from Toulon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 887 km

from Nice: 117 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ollieres, Pourcieux and Tourves.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume