locate the Villa from the coast - starting
from Cagnes sur Mer (west of Nice, east
of Cannes) - head inland at the Hippodrome
Step 1 - Through Cagnes
sur Mer take a left at the 1st light (N7)
towards St. Paul. Continue straight to the
1st exit marked St. Paul
(D2085). Continue through the 1st traffic
light, bear to the left lane and take the
2nd left at the red light (just past the
Train Station) marked the D336 to St. Paul.
Continue to the traffic circle.
Step 2 - At the circle
take the 3rd exit from the Circle towards
Step 3 - At the 3rd circle,
take the 3rd right (sign to St. Paul) on
Step 4 - At the next circle
take the 1st right to St. Paul on the D536.
At the next circle, take the 1st right to
St. Paul on the D7. Ascending the hills
towards St. Paul, passing some hotels and
art galleries on the left, proceed until
a sign for the Hotel Hameau is on the left. Watch for the Villa St Maxime sign, in blue in the hedge, immediately after the turn for Le Hameau. And then take the next left marked Mas daoul Pilon (the main road is curving at this point).
The village of St. Paul is a short walk from the villa, famous for its beauty and charm, art, shopping and restaurants. The world famous Maeght Foundation of modern art is literally a 5 minute walk from the villa. The entire Riviera is an easy drive. The Villa is surrounded by excellent WALKING TRAILS, as is most of the Cote d'Azur. A complete guide is available at the Villa. The hills surrounding St. Paul offer a scenic and challenging circuit for the CYCLING enthusiast. HANG GLIDING and PARAGLIDING are very popular in the area, taking advantage of the higher corniches.
Winter Sports: Downhill
skiing and Snowmobiling.
Sight - Seeing: Museum, Art galleries, Aquarium, Historical site/district, Historical village/park.
Water Sports: Sailboat
rentals, Kayak rentals, Whitewater rafting,
Swimming, Canoe rentals, Motorboat rentals,
Innertube rentals, Paddleboat rentals, Waterskiing,
Diving/snorkeling, Windsurfing, Fishing
charters and Fishing.
Daredevil Sports: Skydiving
and Mountain climbing.
Other Sports: Golf, Hunting,
Tennis, Go-karting, Horseback riding and
Out In The Town: Antique
shops/malls, Espresso bars, Shopping district,
Dancing, Casino gambling, Horse racing,
Theatre, Movie cinemas, Concerts, Farmers
market, Crafts, Bowling and Bars/night clubs.
Out In Nature: Bike trails,
Hiking trails, Parks, Gardens/arboretum,
Nature preserves, Birdwatching, Stargazing
Rides & Tours: Winery
tours, Whale watching, Scenic airplane flights,
Helicopter rides, Train rides, Excursion
boats/cruises, Balloon rides, City tours
and Moped rentals.