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


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


Tourism Brignoles

Brignoles is located in the department of Var in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.It is a very festive city by organizing every year the Medieval Festival : during the 3rd weekend of August, the whole city is animated by artisans, old trades, fruits, ...


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


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 ...

Must : Musée de l'Annonciade, Musée de la gendarmerie, La Maison des Papillons