Tourism and travel guide

 Situated between Toulon and Hyères, the seaside resort of Carqueiranne is a popular tourist destination for vacations on the French Riviera.

Tourist destination of the Var, the pretty village of Carqueiranne nestles in the sumptuous setting of the French Riviera. The village of Carqueiranne has an active village heart, which hosts various stores.

If your holidays provide you with the time to reconnect with nature, you’ll find the sea ever-present in Carqueiranne, and the beaches of this family-friendly seaside resort offer a wide range of water sports. You can easily reach the Port-Cros National Park and visit the islands of Port-Cros, Porquerolles, or Levant.

If you prefer hiking, numerous trails and cycling paths crisscross this unspoiled corner of the French Riviera. Depending on your preferences, you can also try various activities in the Var department. You could opt for a horseback ride or give rock climbing a try.

The local heritage also holds tourist appeal. You can explore the Fort de la Bayarde, built in the late 19th century to protect the military naval base of Toulon. Additionally, there are numerous museums and monuments in the surrounding areas. Examples of places to visit include the Cap Garonne Mine Museum (Le Pradet), the National Maritime Museum (Toulon), the Museum of Asian Arts (Toulon), and the Museum of Cultures and Landscapes (Hyères).

The cuisine of the French Riviera is also a tourist attraction in its own right. You can also discover various local markets in the region where producers share local products with you. A market takes place in Carqueiranne every Thursday morning all year round.

Are you more culture or nature? You can prepare your stay in this very welcoming region by contacting the Tourist Office.

If you wish to find accommodation in the Var department, discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Var department: campsites, hotels, bed and breakfast…

See you on the French Riviera

The seaside resort of Carqueiranne, between Toulon and Hyères, is a privileged tourist destination on the sunny coast of the French Riviera. The beaches of Le Pradon, Les Pins Penchés or Le Canebas, the Pointe Péno welcome lovers of the Mediterranean Sea, looking for a place to swim and bask in the sun. Numerous activities are offered: rental of sailing boats, pedal boats, jet-skis, paddles or kayaks, excursions at sea, introductory courses in scuba diving…

Museums near Carqueiranne

Just a few kilometers from Carqueiranne, the Cap Garonne Mine Museum invites you on an underground journey. You’ll discover the life of miners and the geological treasures of the area.

Toulon is a renowned destination for its museums, offering a diverse range of cultural experiences:

  • The National Maritime Museum houses an exceptional collection of boat models.
  • The Memorial of the Allied Landings and the Liberation of Provence commemorates a lesser-known yet essential battle of World War II.
  • The Museum of Asian Arts (MAA) features collections of Asian art organized by their geographic origin.
  • The Departmental Museum of Var showcases collections in geology, paleontology, prehistory, botany, and zoology.
  • The Toulon Art Museum offers a wide array of ancient, modern, and contemporary artworks.

Read more: Museums in the Var Region

Practical information

If you want to explore the tourist activities and beaches of Carqueiranne or are in search of accommodations, you can get in touch with the Tourist Office:

  • Adresse : Port des Salettes, 83320 Carqueiranne
  • Téléphone :+33 (0)4 94 23 44 67