Tourism - Var



Var is a French department that is part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d‘Azur region. It is surrounded by the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alpes-Maritimes, Vaucluse and by the Mediterranean Sea. Main cities are Toulon, Brignoles and Draguignan.

Var is a major Holiday destination. One can visit the wine cellars and vineyards of Bandol, perched villages of the Fayence region such as Montauroux, Fayence,Callian, Seillans, Tourrettes, Saint-Paul-en-Forêt, Mons and Tanneron. One can also hike in the Esterel Mountain, windsurf on the Giens peninsula, cruise to the Porquerolles islands and scuba dive in the marine nature reserve of Port-Cros Island or stroll and enjoy the beach of Cavalaire-sur-Mer. The town of Saint-Tropez is also located in the department. The north of the department is also very popular thanks to the Haut-Var region and its perched villages, the hills, and the magnificent sites of the ‘Gorges du Verdon’ and the Sainte-Croix Lake and the Saint-Cassien Lake.

Numerous festivals take place in the department such as the Theatre festival of Ramatuelle, the ‘Voix de Garou’ festival in Six-Fours-les-Plages, the television festival of Saint-Tropez, the Comics Festival in Roquebrune-sur-Argens, the Comics Festival in Solliès-Ville and the Theatre Festival In Situ in Carqueiranne.

Top tourist cities in Var

toulon

Tourism Toulon : The city of the navy

Toulon is a medium size city in the south of France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Toulon is an important centre for naval construction, fishing, wine making, and the manufacture of aeronautical equipment, ...


Must : Musée national de la marine de Toulon, Le bateau sculpture à Toulon, La Tour de l'horloge à Toulon

brignoles

Tourism Brignoles

Brignoles is situated in the department of the Var and the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Sights in Brignoles Museum of the brignolais  Church Saint-Sauveur Chapel of the Augustins Notre-Dame of Espérance


frejus

Tourism Frejus

Former military port, and Roman city, Frejus overlooks the rich alluvial plains which separate the Esterel Massif des Maures. Halfway between Cannes and St Tropez this city of art and culture has been a rich historical and architectural heritage. The city is dotted ...


Must : Cloître de la cathédrale de Fréjus, Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Jérusalem

saint-tropez

Tourism Saint-Tropez

The Myth of Saint-Tropez is still dreaming. The village remains the unavoidable destination for famous people, sea lovers, lovers of history, art and Heritage addicts. An event program quality and world-class events punctuate the year and contribute to the legend of ...