Tourism in La Garde, Var

Situated on the French Riviera, the town of La Garde is an important tourist destination in southeastern France with its historic centre and its stores and boutiques, café terraces and restaurants…

Bakeries, local stores, shopping centres, hairdressers, florists, tobacconists, pharmacies, La Garde offers you all the services you need to spend your stay in the best conditions of comfort.

In La Garde, you can multiply your outdoor activities. Rent a mountain bike or your own, put on your backpack and explore the sunny roads and paths of the French Riviera. in the Var, the outdoor activities are varied: horse riding, golf, climbing, tree climbing, paragliding…

Bouillabaisse on the coast, olive oil, tapenade, socca and fougasse, ratatouille, lamb from La Crau, pistou soup, nougats and calissons… The diversity of terroirs in southeastern France has given rise to many specialties.

Visit the producers of the French Riviera and taste the flavors of the regional markets.

You like to program visits of monuments during your stay? You will appreciate the monuments of La Garde (Notre-Dame de La Garde Chapel, Saint-Charles-Borromée de la Pauline Chapel, Saint-Maur de La Garde Oratory…), and you will be able to explore the region to discover medieval villages, ruined or perfectly restored castles, churches and chapels, Museums in the Var department. You can organize your stay in this particularly pleasant region by contacting the Tourist Office of La Garde…

In town or in the countryside, quality accommodation welcomes tourists in La Garde or nearby. Do you enjoy camping? Do you prefer the charm of a hotel with character? Do you like the conviviality of a bed and breakfast? You can easily find the accommodation of your dreams in the region.

At the foot of the village, the sea

A few kilometers from the perched village of La Garde, the Mediterranean Sea unrolls to infinity its blue coat speckled with white foam. The beach of Magaud welcomes bathing lovers. The picturesque coastline conceals many treasures, such as the Anse de Méjean and its tiny port which seems to have come straight out of a postcard. La Garde is a prime destination for exploring the Côte d’Azur: the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, for example, is only an hour’s drive away.

The islands of Porquerolles and Port-Cros

The islands of Levant, Port-Cros and Porquerolles constitute the archipelago of the Golden Islands. Port-Cros, once protected from ancient barbarian attacks by fortifications such as the Fort de l’Estissac, has an exceptional biodiversity. Birds such as the booted eagle, the lesser spotted gull, the peregrine falcon and the Mediterranean shearwater can be observed here. The island of Porquerolles, the pearl of the Golden Islands, is also home to a truly exceptional biodiversity. Since 1971, the island has been home to the Mediterranean National Botanical Conservatory. The National Park protects the Golden Islands, but also a coastal fringe of exceptional beauty. Finally, the Ile du Levant, the easternmost of the Golden Islands, hosts among other treasures the reserve of arbutus trees. Heliopolis, on the Ile du Levant, is one of the oldest naturist villages in Europe. The Park also ensures the protection of the seabed, which is found nowhere else. Visitors can go boating, scuba diving or enjoy the beaches, while respecting the natural areas.

Provence Verte

Bathed by the Argens River and its tributaries, this natural region is renowned for its wooded hills. Nature activities are very present: cycling, walking, canoeing on the Argens… Provence Verte can also be visited for its heritage, with authentic villages like Saint-Maximim, picturesque villages like Châteauvert, Vins-sur-Camary or Saint-Zacharie.