Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is a small town gathered around a basilica of Gothic architecture considered to be one of
the most beautiful buildings in Provence. Surrounded by wooded hills interspersed with vineyards. It enjoys a hot summer
climate and cool winter relatively protected from the mistral thanks to the Sainte-Baume massif, it accounts for 300 days
of sunshine per year.
To see, to visit: The basilica where Marie Madeleine would have been buried. The relics of Mary Magdalene (her skull) in the crypt. The royal convent attached to the basilica and its gardens. The pedestrian street of General de Gaulle for strolling and shopping. The santon fair (mid-November), one of the most important in the region. The Rallye de St Maximin treasure hunt to discover the city with the family.
Recommended activities: Trampoline, acrobatic gymnastics, hiking, badminton, cycling, mountain biking.