La Croix-Valmer

Tourism and travel guide

Located just a few kilometers from the Maures Mountains and the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, the seaside resort of La Croix-Valmer is renowned for its beaches and coastline. Enjoy unforgettable holidays under the sun of Var and Provence!

The villages of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur are confidential destinations, to be shared among insiders. This is the case of La Croix-Valmer, a beautiful village in the heart of the Var. This typical village of the French Riviera will seduce you by its authenticity. The village offers to the 2800 inhabitants, as well as to visitors passing through, useful stores and a peaceful atmosphere.

Are you taking advantage of your holidays to try out some friendly outdoor activities? There are numerous hiking trails awaiting you in this unspoiled corner of the French Riviera. You can also explore various other activities in the Var region, such as horseback riding, rock climbing, tree-top adventure courses, and paragliding. The seaside resort of La Croix-Valmer also offers beautiful beaches and coves for swimming in the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

During your stay in the Var region, you can explore Provençal cuisine. Local restaurants and markets invite you to savor regional specialties, including seafood and meat dishes, sun-kissed fruits and vegetables, pastries, and confections. La Croix-Valmer hosts one of the largest markets in the region every Sunday morning throughout the year. The seaside resort also offers a night market during the summer season every Thursday evening.

Men have contributed to the beauty of the landscapes of the French Riviera: churches, castles, and museums are gladly visited. Many villages welcome you around La Croix-Valmer and are renowned for their historical heritage and monuments. You can visit places like Cogolin, Grimaud, La Garde-Freinet, or even Saint-Tropez.

Are you looking for accommodation near La Croix-Valmer? You can discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Var: bed and breakfast, hotels, campsites… You can organise your stay in this very welcoming region by contacting the Tourist Office.

Under the sun of the French Riviera

La Croix-Valmer is a seaside resort appreciated by lovers of the Mediterranean. At the gateway to the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, it offers tourists beautiful beaches and a preserved coastline where small rocky coves and secret coves follow one another.

Thrill-seekers and sports enthusiasts will be able to practice numerous activities on the spot or in the surrounding area, such as flyboarding, jet-skiing, scuba diving, parasailing, kayaking…

Bars and restaurants will then welcome you for a moment of relaxation in a friendly atmosphere, for an ice cream, lunch or a drink shared with your family and friends.

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The Golden Islands

Discover off the coast of the Massif des Maures the archipelago of the Golden Islands.

Port-Cros, once protected from ancient barbarian attacks by the Eminence Tower, the forts of Estissac and Port Man, has an exceptional biodiversity. Various birds nest there, such as the Luecophée gull, the booted eagle and the peregrine falcon.

The island of Porquerolles also conceals a truly exceptional biodiversity. Since 1971, the island has been home to the Mediterranean National Botanical Conservatory. The National Park covers the Golden Islands, but also an exceptional coastal fringe.

The island of Levant, the easternmost of the Golden Islands, is home to the reserve of arbutus trees. Still on the island of the Levant, Heliopolis is one of the oldest naturist villages in Europe. The Park also protects magnificent seabeds. vacationers can go boating, scuba diving or enjoy the beaches, always with respect for natural areas.

Museums Near La Croix-Valmer

You can easily plan a cultural getaway around La Croix-Valmer.

The small town of Saint-Tropez is home to several renowned museums:

  • The Gendarmerie Museum is located in the building that served as the filming location for the famous films featuring the actor Louis de Funès.
  • The Annonciade Museum displays paintings by some of the greatest artists from the Pointillist, Nabis, and Fauvist movements.
  • The Citadel of Saint-Tropez houses the Maritime History Museum of Saint-Tropez, which was the third-largest French port on the Mediterranean Sea in the 18th century.
  • The House of Butterflies – Dany Lartigue Museum presents a collection of several tens of thousands of butterflies.

You can also visit the old village of Grimaud, with its old houses, medieval castle, and the Fairy Bridge (Pont des Fées).

Visiting La Croix-Valmer: practical information

Do you wish to visit this seaside resort? Are you looking for tourist accommodations? You can contact the La Croix-Valmer Tourist Office: