With the beautiful French Riviera beaches and the wonderful Var inland region, there are no shortage of memorable outings to enjoy. Head off to explore nature in all its glory by visiting typical villages in the heart of the beautiful Provence countryside: Pierrefeu du Var, Cuers and Collobrières. You can also fill your days with walks and hikes along the coastal path and around the Golden Isles. Of course, you can also enjoy relaxing and having family fun on the sandy beaches near our family-friendly campsite in La Londe-les-Maures.
Stretching along 9 kilometres, the coastal path offers panoramic views of the Var region’s stunning beaches. From Miramar beach, along the underwater path to Estagnol beach and Brégançon beach, you can discover all the beauty of this unique Mediterranean coast. You will fall in love with the coast’s impressive features, including sandy beaches, turquoise water and prestigious vineyards.
Head to La Londe-les-Maures marina only one kilometre from Les Moulières Campsite to hop aboard the ferry connecting the French Riviera to the Golden Isles: Port-Cros, Porquerolles and Levant. Porquerolles features a charming little island village from which you can enjoy white sand beaches and bike rides. Port-Cros is a national park featuring unspoilt nature, stunning coves, hiking trails and a number of underwater diving sites. Levant Island is a paradise for naturists.
Perched atop a hill, the Hyères historic town centre is home to a rich historical heritage. The Mediaeval castle ruins stand over the narrow lanes built in the Middle Ages, which are wonderful to stroll along. A welcoming Provence atmosphere envelops this historic centre, with its beautiful architecture and outstanding monuments. Take your time meeting the artists and creators there.
The area around Hyères includes salt marshes and this natural site is not to be missed (including the bird reserve). Follow the discovery trail for pedestrians and cyclists to explore this unique site with your family.
Collobrières is the capital of the Maures forest and is famous for its chestnut groves and candied chestnuts. In the centre of this picturesque village, which has preserved its authentic charm, you will find a peaceful, delicious southern France atmosphere with charming houses and Mediterranean plants. A number of hiking trails start in Collobrières, along which you can explore the Maures mountain range. They also lead to the Verne monastery.
Love rocks and fossils or simply enjoy oddities? Make sure you step inside the Collobrières geological museum opened in May 2019. Several years of summer geological events led to the creation of this permanent exhibition of rocks, minerals and fossils from the Var region. Here, you can find outstanding collections bringing together numerous local specimens. A paleontological department is also located in the museum.
Set in picture-perfect surroundings, Pierrefeu village in the Var region is utterly charming. The village is the perfect starting point for wonderful walks, discovering its land through the wonderful vineyards around it. The wines hold the Pierrefeu appellation under the AOC Côtes de Provence label. While visiting, you can also explore the Jardin de la Gravière and the exhibition of nativity figures.
Want to try something new? The Cuers-Pierrefeu aerodrome offers introductory flights in UL aircraft and gyrocopters. Experience the thrill!
Located in the Var countryside, this old Provence village will surprise you. Discover a place with a peaceful, welcoming Provence atmosphere. The church, chapel and mediaeval walls at the ancient town gate bear witness to the rich history of Cuers. Head uphill in the village to enjoy a stunning view of the hills and forested plains below. Another must-see is the Barres de Cuers located inland. This is an amazing place to enjoy a walk.
Reaching an altitude of 584 metres, Mount Faron is a listed site whose beauty is expressed through its unique woodlands covering several hectares. A cable car takes you up to the summit in minutes, where you can enjoy a breath-taking view of the harbour and inland region. When you head to the most famous of Toulon’s mountains, you can also enjoy family activities at the summit (playground, wild cat park, walks, D-Day landings memorial, etc.). You can also visit at night when there are concerts and fireworks organised in the harbour.