The French Riviera is dotted with must-see tourist sites and picturesque perched villages like Saint-Paul-de-Vence. Nature can be seen in all its glory. From the Estérel mountain range to the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean, you can take in the wonders of nature in the Var at your leisure. Boasting incredible cultural outings, water sports and rejuvenation, you cannot fail to be enchanted by the Var coast. Cannes, Antibes, Fréjus and even Saint-Tropez also offer opportunities to discover the region’s rich heritage, local gastronomy and activities specific to the region.
There are no end of leisure options to enjoy with family and friends. Whether you love nature, are a sport fan, or appreciate history or art, there are so many things to do and see.
You can expect to be amazed by the region’s nature and all its authentic treasures during your stay in Agay, Saint-Raphaël.
Also known as the Fréjus amphitheatre, the arenas are an emblematic monument in the town. With a capacity of up to 12,000 spectators in its day, this 1st-century-AD Roman amphitheatre takes you back to the time of the gladiators. Following renovation of the structure, the arenas are now open to visitors. Various artistic events, festivals, concerts and bullfighting shows are also held there.
Renowned for modern luxury, the city’s heritage nevertheless remains intact. Alongside La Croisette promenade, its beaches, and the cinema and pyrotechnics festivals, Cannes has many hidden treasures. There is no shortage of tourist and cultural attractions. Depending on your interests, you can climb to the top of Le Suquet hill, wander the Forville market or take a boat ride to the Lérins islands.
A must-see section of the French Riviera, Antibes is a delight for lovers of history, nature and sport. Explore the old town, coastline ramparts, Port Vauban and the painters’ trail, not to mention the nature routes with magnificent vistas. Golf and water sports are but a few of the attractions of this gorgeous Mediterranean seaside resort.
Considered one of the most beautiful villages in Provence, Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the epitome of rural tranquillity. Perched on a rocky hilltop, flanked by its ramparts, it offers spectacular vistas. Take a pleasant stroll in this village’s charming narrow streets bathed in sunlight, which have been a source of inspiration for many artists. This exquisite gem is not to be missed when holidaying on the French Riviera.
An old fishing village lined with colourful façades, Saint-Tropez is a simply enchanting place to visit. Appreciated and admired as a luxury destination, the city's authentic heritage has captured the attention of painters. Escape to this city of art and star celebrities to explore everything this mythical place has to offer.
A listed site, the Estérel is known for its beautiful red rocks. It is a veritable hikers’ paradise on the edge of the Mediterranean. Offering breath-taking panoramas, you can really get away from it all in the unique natural environment of the Estérel mountain range. The numerous hiking trails of all levels allow everyone to explore this outstanding region.
Opened in 1971, the Fréjus Zoological and Botanical Park provides information for visitors on conservation and preservation of biodiversity. Established in a typically Mediterranean verdant setting, it is a welcome escape from everyday life. Come and admire the many species of animals and Mediterranean plant life. An ideal outing with the family!
Founded in 1970, the Marineland park in Antibes, Juan-les-Pins, is a fun yet educational way to marvel at the wonders of sea animals. Learn, discover and have fun at the shows and various displays and presentations on the underwater world. A day at the park offers visitors of all ages the opportunity to get up close with some surprising marine species.