Cities and villages


65 km from the airport of Nice Côte d'Azur, located between Cannes and Saint-Tropez, Saint-Raphaël is a resort on the Mediterranean coast at the foot of the splendid Esterel massif.

The assets of Saint-Raphaël

Its best assets are the sea, the mild climate, the sun, the extent and richness of its natural heritage and its different leisure activities throughout the year. It is therefore in turn: France Nautical Station, Diving Station, Golf Station, Esterel Station or Game City, but also Business Tourism City with its Palais des Congrès and a city of celebrations and events. The city of light retains from its prestigious past sumptuous villas (late 19th and early 20th century), narrow shopping streets and a beautiful seafront.

A city with many facets! 

The city of Saint-Raphaël, whose city centre is by the sea, is divided into different districts, real tourist sites that all have their characteristics: the old city, the city centre, the harbours, Valescure, Boulouris, Le Dramont, Agay, Anthéor and Le Trayas. Discover below each of these unique places at the foot of the Esterel.

vignette agay


Well sheltered between Cap Dramont and Pointe de la Baumette, the Agay harbour is a natural gateway to the Esterel massif.
Its configuration makes it a very popular place for sailors (Agay also means "favourable" in Greek). You will enjoy its three fine sandy beaches, the summit of Rastel and its red rocks, overlooking the bay and offering a breathtaking panorama.

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The Corniche d'Or

The Corniche d'Or is a 40 km long road, iconic on the French Riviera. Passing through the Esterel massif, it offers those who follows it extraordinary landscapes. In the shade of the umbrella pines you will walk along the famous rocks of the Esterel with a breathtaking view of the turquoise of the Mediterranean Sea.

couverture antheor trayas


Anthéor is a magnificent seaside district. The viaduct, which overlooks it, is an exceptional testimony to the past. Many hikes start from this point and climb towards Cap Roux, the symbol of the Esterel...

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Le Trayas

Le Trayas is a district of Saint-Raphaël located just before Théoule-sur-Mer, halfway between the Esterel massif and the Mediterranean. The Corniche d'or crosses this small village with a magnificent view of the sea!


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Fayence area

The Pays de Fayence (Fayence district) has many great provencal villages. All of them have a particularity such as the view from Mons or the artistic streets of Tourrettes. Do no forget to stop in Seillans that has the label of "Most beautiful village in France"

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Fayence area

North of the A8 motorway, you will find the Pays de Fayence. Saint-Cassien lake, a real oasis of freshness in the Var, awaits you! Take a break at the Lake House before visiting the villages of Bagnols-en-Forêt, St-Paul-en-Forêt or Tanneron.

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roquebrune sur argens - la bouverie


The city of Roquebrune-sur-Argens is the most westerly of the destination. It includes three districts: La Bouverie, at the foot of Gorges du Blavet; The village, overlooked by its magnificent rock, and Les Issambres, with its nautical activities by the sea.

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les adrets de l'esterel

Les Adrets de l'Estérel

Les Adrets de l'Estérel is a small town located at the extreme southeastern Var. Bordering the Maritimes Alpes, it is composed of large green forests. The town overlooks the bay of Cannes and has an exceptional view on the Lérins Islands and the Corniche de l'Estérel.

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Puget sur Argens

Puget sur Argens is a small village located in the middle of many wineries. Its commercial area, near the village, includes many shopping center. North of the village, the Bois du Defens give rise to several walks.

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roquebrune-sur-argens - les issambres

Les Issambres

Welcome to Les Issambres, the district of Roquebrune-sur-Argens located on the coast. True paradise with its 8 km of beaches and creeks, this family seaside resort, already frequented at the time by the Romans, is located between the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and Fréjus-Saint Raphaël.

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ville de frejus - saint-aygulf


Frejus, located halfway between Cannes and Saint-Tropez, is at the heart of the Côte d'Azur. Based on a sandstone buttress of the Esterel massif, the town dominates the valleys of Argens and Reyran. Frejus has the appearance of a small Provencal town whose new districts extend to the sea.

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saint-raphael - massif de l'esterel


65km from Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport, Saint-Raphaël is located between Cannes and Saint-Tropez. This seaside resort on the Mediterranean coast is at the bottom of the great Esterel mountains. Saint Raphael, whose city center is by the sea, is divided into different neighborhoods that have all their characteristics and their personalities.

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