Saint Maximin la Sainte Baume

The Var Departement - Pop.: 16,038 inh.

puce Situated on highway A8 and route N7 between Aix en Provence (45km.) and Frejus (80km.).

Saint Maximin La Sainte Baume, fountain on the main square


Right in the heart of Provence, St. Maximin spreads out at the foot of the St. Baume mountains in the basin at an old dried up lake.

It is at equal distance between the Alps and the sea.



Saint Maximin La Sainte Baume, typical street


All the while being economically dynamic, St. Maximin has kept its traditions.

This city is renowned for its historical and artistic endowment, which is apparent throughout the old city and the medieval Jewish quarter.



Saint Maximin La Sainte Baume, the Basilica


One mustn't miss the St. Madeleine Basilica (in fact Mary Magdalene came here after the death of Jesus, and then died in St. Baume), and in the old city, the royal convent, the Arcades and the Hotel Dieu.



Saint Maximin La Sainte Baume, facade of the basilica Sainte Madeleine


While visiting the enormous basilica, remember to admire the side chapels filled with works of art, the sculptured nave,the chancel, the 4th c, Gallo-Roman crypt, and the sarcophagus of St. Mary Magdalen.




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puce What to see:

The basilica. Logis Notre Dame. The fountains.
The Synagogue. The Rabbi's House.
At Plan d'Aups : The Sainte Baume and Marie-Magdelena's grotto.

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puce Leisure activities:

Tennis. Swimming pool.
Hiking. VTT rental.

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Holiday rentals

puceSaint Maximin (Ste Baume/St Maximin) - Aix : 35 km - Brignoles : 15km
DOMAINE DE CONILLIERES
5 elegant rental units on a 250 acre vineyard 2 to 6 guests, each with private garden, 18th century stone-built farm house and Bastide with smimming pool.Genuine and very peaceful. 35km from Aix en Provence
Swimming poolRestaurantWifi or Internet accessParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Saint Maximin
400 € - 1290 €

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.
Campsite.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Seillons Source d'Argens (6 km), Bras (9 km ), Tourves (8 km) and Brignoles (21 km).


Saint Maximin La Sainte Baume, street Saint Maximin La Sainte Baume, street Saint Maximin La Sainte Baume, the cloister of the Royal Convent
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