Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou is a little fishing village between Toulon and St-Tropez. Le Lavandou is set beautifully at the foot hills of the vigorous Massiv des Maures, France’s most southern mountain range. It is a large and relatively uninhabited area with chestnut, pine and cork oak forests. For a nature lover it is a great experience to drive around in these verdant mountains.

Beach in Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou was in earlier days a small, insignificant fishing village across from the picturesque rocky island, Île d’Or, well known from Hergé’s Tintin and the Black Island.

There is a pleasant atmosphere around the harbour with its huge international marina. Le Lavandou lies in fantastic natural scenery with pleasant, large, sandy beaches as well as numerous smaller beaches, lying in the rocky creeks.

Holiday homes in Le Lavandou

Villa with pool in Le Lavandou - Houses/Villas 8 8
Villa with pool in Le Lavandou

Nice old villa high situated with a great view over Le Lavandou and the Mediterranean. The villa is situated in a quiet residential area, only a 5...

Excursions in Le Lavandou
The harbour in Bandol

Bandol lies between Marseille and Toulon and is one of the most important beach resorts in the Var department. It is a nice town with a very attractive promenade and a lively marina. Bandol is also one of the oldest wine districts in France. It was the Romans who planted the first vines here, 2550 years ago. Bandol is most well known for its fine...

Stone church in Bargème

Bargème is set, somewhat isolated, on top of the Montagne-du-Brouis and it is the highest located town in the Var department. Here one can find the ruins of a castle, dating back to 1225. One of the towers is intact but there has been no attempt to rebuild the rest. A decision has been made to leave the ruin as it is. South of town there is a big...


Bargemon is a lively town, popularly frequented by tourists who enjoy life in the town’s many nice restaurants.

The old harbour in Cassis
Cassis - Les Calanques

Cassis is a charming fishing port, situated between two large protected nature reserves: Cap Canaille, Europe’s biggest cliff (going directly into the sea) with its 416 metres and les Calanques, the protected rocky coast from Cassis to Marseille. There are twelve narrow deep inlets with crystal clear water. At the bottom of these inlets there are...


Cavalaire is a small coast town in the southern part of the Var department. Cavalaire has a 3 km long beach and a huge marina for 1200 boats. One can sail to the Hyères islands. The local rosé is very good.

Grand Canyon du Verdon - Gorges du Verdon

Situated between Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Var. The breathtaking canyon, Gorges du Verdon, is one of Europe’s greatest nature wonders - an outstanding nature experience that one must experience. At the Verdon river, which is cutting 700 metres down into the cliff, one can go hiking, climbing, canoeing and rafting.

La Môle
La Môle

The little town La Môle is situated southwest of Cogolin in the Massif des Maures. Here, a main attraction is the Water Park Niagara: http://www.parcniagara.com/. The park offers lots of activities including climbing walls and seven water slides. Both a bar and a restaurant can be found on location. On the hilltop of Sainte Madelaine, north of...

Lac de St-Cassien
Lac de St-Cassien

In the lake, Lac de St-Cassien, one can practice swimming and wind surfing and one can hire water cycles, pedalos etc. For anglers, carp fishing is fantastic.

Fort de Brégancon
Le Fort de Brégançon

The Fort de Brégançon, The French President’s summer residence, lies on a small cliff out in the water near the little village Cabasson, at the foothills of Bormes, one of the most beautiful places in the commune of Bormes-les-Mimosas.

Beach in Le Lavandou
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou lies between Toulon and St-Tropez. Le Lavandou is a little seaside resort with large sandy beaches, numerous small, nice inlets and a very lively harbour.

Stone houses in Les Arcs
Les Arcs

Les Arcs has two main attractions. First there is the medieval quarter (pedestrian) with its narrow alleys, idyllic squares and numerous arches (Arcs), which have given the name to the town. (In the remains of a medieval castle one can find the exclusive hotel pension and restaurant, Le Logis du Guetteur:...


The medieval village Mons lies at the top of a big cliff, one of the highest lying villages in Var. From Mons there are views of the Italian Alps and the Iles de Lérins, off from Cannes, and – if the weather is clear early in the day – Corsica.

Port Grimaud
Port Grimaud

With its channels and narrow quay streets, Port Grimaud is Venice in France - a real draw and definitely worth a visit. There are also quite a few restaurants.


A typical Provencal medieval village set in beautiful natural surroundings. From St-Paul there are several marked walking trails along the Riouviard River.

Town houses in Vallauris

Vallauris has been a city with pottery traditions ever since Roman Times., traditions which were later carried on by Italian potters from Grasse. Picasso has also worked in a pottery in this town. Today the town houses an exciting Picasso museum: http://www.musee-picasso-vallauris.fr/

Activities in Le Lavandou
  • Restaurants.
  • Pubs.
  • Casino.
  • Night clubs
  • Tennis
  • Summer entertainment
  • Aqualand.
  • Excursions.
  • All sorts of water sports
  • Diving: The location attracts lots of divers
  • Beach activities
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Golf – There are lots of golf courses in the department of Var. Most of the courses can be found on the French golf union’s website. Unfortunately the website is in French. Seek under Guide de golfs and then under the region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur: http://www.ffgolf.org/#
Sights in Le Lavandou
  • The big international marina.
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