Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, between Marseille and Toulon, is a popular tourist seaside resort in the Var. The beaches, creeks and coves attract every year many vacationers, seduced by the enchanting landscapes and the quality of the bathing water.
At the bottom of the Golfe d’Amour, the beaches of Les Lecques stretch for nearly two kilometers. The setting is sumptuous. Alphonse de Lamartine, passing through Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, has qualified the Golfe d’Amour the miniature Bay of Naples.
Numerous parking lots facilitate access to the beaches of Les Lecques. First aid posts ensure the surveillance of the swimming in summer. Numerous infrastructures diversify the leisure offer, on the sea or on the land side: beach volleyball courts, mini golf…
The nautical activities offered in Les Lecques are varied. It is for example possible to rent a pedal boat, a paddle boat, a sea kayak, a catamaran…
This small sandy beach is located east of Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, near a lovely little village with a fishing port. A handicapped access is provided, and adapted chairs are available at the first-aid post, which also ensures the safety of bathers in summer.
Playgrounds, showers and sanitary facilities complete the range of services on offer. It is also possible to rent canoes and kayaks on site.
A walk along the waterfront allows you to stroll while admiring the enchanting landscapes of the bay. It is also possible to follow the customs officer’s trail that leads to Port d’Alon.
The calanque of Port d’Alon
This exceptional natural site also shelters a beautiful small pebble beach. It is also possible to settle down in a secluded area or under the pines. A marine trail allows you to admire the particularly rich fauna and flora of the Mediterranean Sea, in the company of an eco-guide. A large parking lot (sometimes full in the heart of summer) facilitates access to the cove.
It is possible to reach La Madrague from Port d’Alon by the customs officers’ path, or by a charming path passing through the heart of the vineyards (a two-hour walk is recommended).