Roman city and bathing resort Fréjus is both a city of art and culture but also very open to tourism based on the multiple attractions of the sea and sport.
His past, Forum Julii keeps countless vestiges: Roman Amphitheatre, Gate Oree aqueduct archaeological sites. Latest Cathedral, Chapel Jean Cocteau, La Villa Aurelia, the park Aurélien … As a continuation of the history, culture rhythm seasons today: exhibitions, theater, classical music …
Guardian of traditions and arts, city also organizes various events: exhibition of pottery, Bravade …
In Fréjus, the Romanesque and Gothic architecture were married for eternity: the village houses with roofs of old tiles and walls declining shades of ocher are in harmony with the newly refurbished port. The Palladian design of Port Fréjus and colors of Provence, gave it an identity of its own.
The current carrying capacity is 750 boats.
From either side lie the most beautiful sandy beaches of the French Riviera.
You will practice all aquatic disciplines, and thanks to the mild weather, enjoy the outdoor activities from March to October. News Sailing Club of Frejus (catamaran, dinghy, optimist, windsurfing). CIP Club in Port Fréjus: Scuba Diving: shipwrecks, reserve, coral wall, night diving, aqua-rando with fins and mask.
150 hectares bordering the sea 1200 meters between Fréjus and Saint Aygulf, a special setting. Sports fields Arranged: football, volleyball, basketball, rollerblading, skateboarding, mountain biking, play areas for young children, paved path for bikes and pedestrians throughout the base. A space where your vitality will find fail to explode.
Gigantic 700-meter deep gorge carved by water and time in the limestone plateaux of Provence, the Verdon Gorges are one of the major sites of the Var and France. Even Europe. This unique and spectacular discovered from the heights, along the ledge that offers sublime views breathtaking, from the bed or down the Verdon Gorges canoe.
The biggest Canyon in Europe will be for you an unforgettable excursion: along the way you will discover the small Provençal villages including Moustiers Sainte-Marie famous for its earthenware.
You will practice kayaking at Lake St. Croix before rafting or hydrospeed in the Verdon Gorges.
Leaning against a rocky outcrop, the village seems to warm his old stones in the midday sun. To see: the castle, converted into a luxury hotel and restaurant, and its church built in the twelfth century and whose bell tower is made of glazed tiles laid in scales. To see: Moulin de Soleil: making bread with the flour mill, visit the bakery. Feast of St. Roch in mid-August. Summer theater with major authors as: A. de Musset, Ionesco …
Its castle of the fifteenth century (private) throne in the plain overlooking Lake Sainte Croix. The village takes its originality of its first industry: petanque balls in boxwood, studded differently in the practice will be ridge: juxtaposed to Lyon or tortoiseshell to Provencal. To see: the museum of wood turners. Traditional market on Friday morning. Potters market in mid-July and Fair Wood & Leather mid-August. Late June: Trail du Verdon 120 km in three days on the trails Nature Adventures and the Verdon Gorges. Feast of St. Peter the first weekend of August.
Moustiers Sainte marie
In the fifth century the monks of the abbey of Lérins on the Ile Saint Honorat (opposite Cannes) came to settle there: monasterium became moustiers. The village took off under Louis XIV, who ordered the consolidation of the gold and silver tableware porcelain allowed to win. The tiles, the museum, the church and the sanctuary you will discover step by step the beauty of this village. Traditional market on Friday morning.
Les arcs sur argens
Puget sur argens
Here you will find all the ingredients for a successful holiday.
Ideally located near the main roads that connect St. Raphael, St. Tropez, Nice, Monaco, our village to the ancient history has many facets, and combining lifestyle and dynamism.
Solo or family holiday, relaxing or sporting getaways, we have the antidote to boredom.
Puget sur Argens is an authentic destination for those who want to explore its soil and its traditions. The proximity of major shopping centers will also appeal to shoppers.
Puget sur Argens is located on the Via Aurelia which was the junction of ancient Gaul and Rome. Several terminals that lined this route mileages were found on the town, you can see inside the church and in the cellar of Escaravatiers.
Often engraved, these terminals and marked out the path symbolized the power of the emperor.
The Romans also used the rock buttresses of Esterel in the manufacture of grinding wheels. They are still visible in the pugétoise communal forest, they reveal the turning of a hike, moving testimony to the richness of our history.
Its strategic location has made our country an important issue and has therefore weakened. It was destroyed many times, especially in the year 940 when the Saracens razed what was then the villa Pogito, and in the sixteenth century, during the passage of Charles V (1524) and religious wars that led to the destruction of the castle. Today it remains the watchtower, tower clock topped by a bell tower is the heart of the village.
It is in 1599 that Camelin Bartholomew, Bishop of Fréjus gave up part of his feudal rights over the area and in particular the use of the oven, when the territory became a common equipping itself with a coat of arms.
Then over the centuries, many industrious activities have allowed the development of the village: magnaneries, bouchonneries, vineyards and olive, manufacturing reeds …
Roquebrune sur argens
It was once a medieval village … Discover the history of this amazing ancient city dominated by its Rock. Everything begins around the year 1000, around a fortified position: Castrum.
Later, the village expands with the Street of gantries, picturesque arcaded houses situated next to the elegant belfry and the large parish church.
At the corner of an alley, you discover the ancestral know-how of our craftsmen, our three chocolatiers, … then just outside the Village you meet our farmers: wine, olive oil, honey, …
A world of gluttony s offer to you. Gastronome, gourmet, lover of old stones, in turn discover the Maison du Terroir, Maison du Chocolate and cocoa and the Heritage House.
The rock of Roquebrune, listed site of national interest consists of red sandstone and a scrub clinging to the crevices.
Erosion has carved there and dug caves, enlarged gaps and columns modeled in the shape of mushrooms, such as Two Brothers.
It rises to 373 meters high.
At its peak, rise since 1991 three crosses. In different forms, these sculptures by Bernar Venet are a tribute to the painters Giotto, Grünewald and El Greco.
From there we discover a superb 360 ° view over the valley of Argens, Fréjus, Esterel and in the distance, the Alps …
The myth of Saint-Tropez is still dreaming. The village remains the unavoidable destination for famous people, sea lovers, history buffs, art and Heritage addicts.
An event program quality and world-class events punctuate the year and contribute to the legend of the city.
But behind the festivities, Saint-Tropez remains an authentic village, a port with multiple facets and infinite charms.
All assets that Saint-Tropez Tourist guides are sure to make you appreciate. Lose yourself to discover Saint-Tropez, its picturesque streets, its Provençal market where you will find culinary specialties and local products that are the pride of the village, the citadel of the sixteenth century, its famous museum of the Annonciade.
The coastline, visiting the wineries of the peninsula and the hilltop villages of Ramatuelle and Gassin offer you also original ideas of walks.