Dream situation

Sainte-Maxime is ideally located in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and the Côte d'Azur. With its 11 km of Mediterranean shore, beaches and fields of Posidonia, Ste-Maxime will charm you with its natural environment during your excursions on foot, by mountain bike or on horseback.

Sainte-Maxime is amazing in its many facets. It has a rich historical and cultural heritage which you can discover through its museums or by strolling along the narrow streets of the old village. We are at your disposal for any information on the activities proposed in Sainte-Maxime and its surroundings.

What to do in Sainte-Maxime?

Do not miss its traditions, local festivals and local products, which will delight your taste buds through its markets and estates. A covered market is offered to you every morning.

Sainte-Maxime is also a very lively town: various leisure activities, numerous restaurants, entertainment on the beach in summer, water sports, etc. Less than 50 meters from our hotel, you can try your luck at the city's Casino.

Culture and traditions

The old village of Ste-Maxime has a rich cultural heritage that is worth seeing. The Phonograph and local traditions museums (the Square Tower) will take you back in time. Do not miss Les Bravades on May 14 and 15, a votive festival that commemorates the anniversary of the death of Sainte-Maxime, patron saint of the city. Masses, processions, dawns and contests punctuate these 2 days dedicated entirely to local traditions.

Sport events

Sainte-Maxime hosts many sporting events: the French speed jet championship, the Harley-Davidson Eurofestival, the Rallye du Var, and the Free Flight World Masters in October. During the summer season, numerous shows and concerts are organized on the beach. Le Chardon Bleu offers several economical and superior accommodation solutions near these events.

Hiking or mountain biking

Many hikes are possible, on foot, by mountain bike or on horseback, starting from Sainte-Maxime, overlooking the bay of Saint-Tropez and beyond the hillsides. As you wish, alone, with family or friends, you can for example take the marked paths of Catalugno or Quilladou. We will be happy to advise you during your stay in our 3 *** hotel on possible hikes around Ste-Maxime.

Leisure and water sports

Sports and thrill seekers will be delighted! Water sports are in the spotlight in Sainte-Maxime: windsurfing, scuba diving, kayaking, surfing, or even water skiing and parasailing… You can also rent mountain bikes or scooters to explore the region. Near our 3 *** hotel, you will find golf and tennis lessons, sports complexes, a skate park ... Nothing is missing in Sainte-Maxime!