Saint-Paul tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Paul: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Paul 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-Paul in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Paul-de-Vence at 0 km and Fondation Maeght at 1 km.

Saint-Paul, France: places to visit and attractions

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



less than one km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum less than one km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 3 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 11 km (direction west)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and...

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at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost...

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at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

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Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by...

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at 12 km (direction east)

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

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at 13 km (direction south)

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

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Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 13 km (direction south-west)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

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Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south)

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Paul

  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (11km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (11km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (13km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (15km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Paul, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (9km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (23km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (43km)
  • Saorge Monastery (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (19km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique (12km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (12km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (13km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (17km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (17km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (24km)
  • Palais Carnolès (32km)
  • La citronneraie (32km)
  • Serre de la Madone (32km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (6km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (12km)
  • Tete de Chien (23km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (8km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (39km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Paul is in the south-east of France at 12 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Saint-Paul is 681 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Paul

Canton: Cagnes-sur-Mer-Ouest

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Paul

from Nice (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 681 km

from Calais: 898 km

from Nice: 12 km

from Bordeaux: 626 km

from Strasbourg: 546 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-Paul from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cagnes-sur-Mer, La Colle-sur-Loup, La Gaude, Roquefort-les-Pins, Saint-Jeannet, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Vence and Villeneuve-Loubet.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Paul