CARQUEIRANNE LES ALENTOURS
TOURISME / LES ENVIRONS DE VAL d'AZUR:
ISLANDS “les iles d’or”
Porquerolles, Port Cros, Levant Island: Jewels of the Mediterranean
3 islands, two starting points: to get to Porquerolles, the departure by shuttle is made at the Tour Fondue (Giens) 15 minutes from Val d'Azur. Three pearls of natural beauty, but also three characters to discover. Discover the white beaches of Porquerolles and long bike rides with the family, then reward your efforts with an ice cream on the town square? Or choose the wild island of Port-Cros, its hiking and exploring its underwater? Unless you pick finally the amazing Ile du Levant, the naturist village and nature reserve of Strawberry trees.
THE EXCEPTIONAL BEACHES: A COASTAL PRESERVED
At around Val d'Azur, the sea everywhere offers all pleasures of bathing, sunbathing, picnicking families, beach games and sports. Large stretches of white sand coves or drowned in the vegetation, sandy beaches and coves, each one finds its sea area.
- The beaches of Carqueiranne offer a diversity of landscape: Sandy beach of Peno beach or Pradon.
- The huge beach of ‘l’Almanarre, 5 km long, is advised to spend time with family to enjoy the sunset.
- The Giens peninsula, near Madrague offers shallow water. It is also the case of the beaches of La Capte, La Bergerie and La Badine ... Recommended mistral days. Must also mention the beaches of Porquerolles -Our Lady, Courtade, the Sliver paradisiacal beach! or those of Port Cros, which is reached by lovely walks: La Palud beach and south beach.
- The white sand beaches and turquoise water: Must: The Pélegrin, Estagnol and the Fort of Bregançon.
Take time to visit the Giens peninsula on foot via the coastal path. Several marked paths are offered. To the east, one that connects the Tour Fondue and the Badine.
The 7 km coastline, located between Toulon and Hyères, is a haven of exceptional charm: "Beau Rivage", "The Leaning Pines" are classified sites, which incline their curious twisted trees above the water, the "Canebas" and its sunny terraces that cascade down to the sea, the mountains of the "Colle Noire" and the "Petit Lac" are all jewels of preserved nature.
The colors in the city: the old town, on the hill top and dominated by the ruins of the medieval castle of the Lords of Fos, worth a detour. Atmospheres of Provence: You engage in narrow streets inherited from the Middle Ages. Provençal life vibrates, among fruit and vegetable stalls, the cheese alongside the bookseller, the olive merchant awaits you at the door of his shop. The people here are chatting in the shade of old walls. At the corner of an alley: designers, painters, fashion designers, decorating shops etc. Also in Hyères offer cultural programs: at the Villa Noailles: A work of modern art! And for golf lovers do not miss the famous Valcros Golf! Then in the evening head to the Casino of Hyères!
Toulon and the RCT
On the Shore of the Mediterranean, the RC Toulon is the center for rugby enthusiasts. The biggest players in the rugby world passed over the Bay and continue to thrill an audience of connoisseurs. Come vibrate before a match of the RCT and visit our official shop at the famous stadium Mayol!
Bormes les Mimosas
Ranked as one of the most picturesque villages in France, Bormes les Mimosas is often compared with its old Provencal village: old houses covered with pink tiles and flowery streets, ramparts and ruins of the castle, the medieval village will offer you a panoramic view of the plain and the Golden Islands.
International tourist capital, became a myth, St Tropez has contributed to the fame of the French Riviera. In St. Tropez everything is famous: Beaches: Bouillabaisse, Caneliers, Salins, Pampelonne ... about forty on the peninsula, the Place des Lices where under the plane trees, are held petanque games mixing stars of show business and local celebrities wearing the famous leather sandals, the "Tropéziennes" and sipping Pastis at aperitif time.
Close to Val d'Azur visit the cellars and vineyards delicious wines made under the sun of the Var and the spray of the Mediterranean Sea: Clos Cibonnes, Navarre, Navicelle etc.