Stay in Saint-Maximin in the Var

A charming city in the Var region, Saint Maximin is located in the heart of Provence at the foot of the magnificent Sainte-Baume mountain range, near the springs of the Argens. Saint-Maximin is one of the cities in the Var department that boasts both tourism and cultural dynamism. Beyond tourism, all year round the city benefits from the presence of shops, boutiques and the weekly market that animate its streets.

Ideal for a holiday rental or a bed and breakfast Saint-Maximin offers tranquility, a beautiful natural setting and the possibility of unavoidable visits. Saint Maximin is one of those places to discover during your stay in the sun. Its environment is ideal for relaxing in peace and quiet outside busy cities during the summer months.

Where to stay in Saint-Maximin?

Discover below our selection of guest rooms, cottages, hotels and holiday rentals in Saint-Maximin :

NameType of accommodationBooking
Domaine Saint DominiqueGuest house with swimming poolI book at the best price
Le Clos GeraldyBed and breakfast with spaI book at the best price
Sous Les oliviersBed and breakfast with infinity poolI book at the best price
Ma Yourte en ProvenceYurt with jacuzziI book at the best price
Hôtel Le Couvent RoyalHotel with historical charmI book at the best price
Ibis budget Saint-MaximinChain hotelI book at the best price

What to do in Saint-Maximin?

The Basilica

A magnificent example of Gothic art in Provence, this religious building has never been completed, but is considered a very holy and prestigious place. It shelters in particular the relics of Saint Mary Magdalene.

The Velorail

For those who like unusual and fun activities, velorail should meet these expectations.

Velorail offers an original way to discover the local landscapes on board a pedal train. Accessible to all, for all ages, the bicycle rail will allow you to cross viaducts, tunnels and bridges in a sporty and magnificent course.

Wednesday market

Every Wednesday morning, the streets and squares of Saint Maximin la Sainte Baume come alive. You can shop there, meet local craftsmen, buy local products and enjoy a relaxing break as you walk.

This Provençal market offers a wide variety of products from the most classic: clothes, shoes, fabrics and other tablecloths, to regional or local products with fresh vegetables and fruit, fish, or even meat products. This is enough to fill your basket with healthy and useful purchases.

La croisée des Arts

As its name suggests, it is a cultural centre that offers shows, exhibitions and access to a cinema and a media library all year round.

If all this does not fill your holiday time, there are plenty of places to visit, especially the trails around Saint Maximin.

What to do around Saint-Maximin?

Saint-Maximin is a rapidly expanding city. Many commercial areas have emerged in recent years. Around the city, you can visit many Provençal villages with preserved charm: Seillons, Brue Auriac, Bras, Barjols, Pourcieux, Tourves or Trets. You can also go to Brignoles, the city of the Counts of Provence, 10 minutes away. The Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur region is full of treasures to discover between land and sea. Moreover, the Mediterranean Sea is only an hour from Saint-Maximin.

If you are a hiking enthusiast, why not take a short walk around Saint-Maximin. In the middle of oaks and olive trees, you will walk through the hills with the song of cicadas. Here are some itineraries :



Provence is the region where I was born and also one of the most beautiful in the world. I am very proud of it and I love to share my secrets with tourists passing through the Var and the French Riviera.