Sauze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sauze in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Entrevaux at 15 km from Sauze

Visit Sauze: highlights and tourist information

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Sauze 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 Sauze in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrevaux at 15 km and Annot at 19 km.

Sauze, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill above the village are...

See Entrevaux guide


at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great boulders in...

See Annot guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie and fortified...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the Italian border, includes the...

See Mercantour National Park guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number of substantial 'Mexican...

See Barcelonnette guide


at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is dominated by...

See Castellane guide
Vallee de l\'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one of the...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gourdon guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the most impressive scenic highlights in...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Coaraze guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that the views are...

See Bargeme guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Var department

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the views across the...

See Mons guide

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Markets in and near Sauze

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (15km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (37km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (43km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (44km)

More information about Sauze, Provence

Tourist attractions near Sauze, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Allos (19km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (20km)
  • Col de la Bonette (27km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (28km)
  • Col d'Allos (30km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (33km)
  • Lac de Castillon (33km)
  • Source - Verdon (35km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (35km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (41km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (44km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (45km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (59km)

Geography and distances

Sauze is in the south-east of France at 56 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Sauze is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauze

Canton: Guillaumes

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sauze

from Nice (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 55 km

from Bordeaux: 594 km

from Strasbourg: 505 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 Sauze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-d'Entraunes, Guillaumes and Peone.

This page in French: Visiter Sauze