Tourism and travel guide

Discover Gassin, a picturesque Provençal village and an upscale seaside resort just a few kilometres from the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.


The medieval village of Gassin is perched on a hill. Its narrow streets and stone houses create an authentic and picturesque atmosphere. Many residences feature beautiful old doors. You can take a leisurely stroll through Gassin to discover artisan shops, cafes, and restaurants. A tourist circuit is offered by the Tourist Office, allowing you to admire the heritage of one of the most beautiful villages in France.

Gassin is located just a few kilometers from some of the most beautiful seaside resorts in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez: Saint-Tropez, Port-Grimaud, Sainte-Maxime… You can go for a swim or try out new water activities.

Prefer outdoor activities? You can go hiking or cycling in the countryside or in the hills around the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. You can also engage in other activities such as rock climbing, treetop adventures, or horseback riding.

Gassin is also renowned for its local produce. The vineyards of Var produce delicious red, white, and rosé wines. You can also savor seafood, fish, and other local specialties. You have the choice between a restaurant in Gassin, a visit to a producer, or a trip to the market: Gassin hosts two markets all year round, on Wednesday mornings and Saturday mornings.

If you wish to stay in the South of France and are looking for accommodation nearby Gassin during your vacation, we can help you with high-quality options, including campgrounds, hotels, bed and breakfasts, and seasonal rentals.

Feel free to contact the Tourist Office to get recommendations on tourist sites to visit in the area.

The Gulf of Saint-Tropez

Visiting Gassin isn’t just about exploring its beautiful old village, one of the finest in France. In the summertime, the Gulf of Saint-Tropez offers paradise-like beaches and numerous water activities for Mediterranean sea enthusiasts.

Make the most of your stay on the French Riviera by trying your hand at sailing, scuba diving, paddleboarding, or jet-skiing. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, hop onto a towed tube or try your hand at flyboarding.

Alternatively, simply relax in the sun, comfortably reclining on a private beach’s sunbed.

Monuments and Museums in Gassin

As a designated “Plus Beaux Villages de France” (Most Beautiful Villages of France), Gassin boasts a rich heritage. You can explore notable sites such as the Church of Notre-Dame-de-l’Assumption, the Chapel of Notre-Dame-de-la-Consolation, the Chapel Minuty, the Bergerie Magnetto, the old windmills, and remarkable doors. During your visit to Gassin, you can even attempt to navigate the “Androuno”: be warned, “the world’s narrowest street” measures just 29 centimeters at its narrowest point!

You can also take a leisurely stroll through the pathways of the remarkable L’Hardy Garden, which houses numerous varieties of flowers and plants and serves as a haven for birds, insects, and small animals.

Practical information

Gassin is located just a few kilometers southwest of Saint-Tropez, on the French Riviera.

If you’re planning to stay in Gassin for your vacation and are looking for accommodation options (camping, hotels, bed and breakfasts, seasonal rentals) or if you want information about activities and places to visit, you can contact the Gassin Tourist Office:

  • Online Presentation: Gassin Tourist Office
  • Address: 20, place Léon Martel Montée Saint-Joseph 83580 Gassin
  • Phone: +33 (0)4 98 11 56 51

They will be able to provide you with valuable information and assistance for your visit to Gassin and the surrounding areas.