Sites naturels de l'esterel
Discover Estérel Côte d'Azur

Natural sites

The territory is full of beautiful places at the heart of nature. Lakes and rivers, hill and mountains, offers superb panoramas once at the top. These areas must be protected and respected, so take care of it once you visit it!

Corniche d'Or

The Corniche d'Or (golden road)

The mytich road between Saint-Raphaël and Cannes

The Golden road is an exceptional route that connects Saint-Raphaël to Cannes on approximately 30 kilometers. This is an ideal trip for driving and landscapes lovers. Stop to admire the panorama, between red rocks and coastline.

sentier du littoral et mer
Photo ©Diane Montagnier

The coastal path

A unique hike along the Var coastline

The coastal path is a hike at the bottom of the Estérel, along the Mediterranean Sea. Discover its secret coves, and its amazing landscapes that are typical of a natural French Riviera. Enjoy the beautiful colors of the turquoise sea and the bright red rocks.

Massif Estérel

The mountains

The most beautiful mountains of the Côte d'Azur

The French Riviera offers magnificent landscapes from the highest points of its mountains. Do not miss the Estérel and its breathtaking views!

lac saint cassien et kayak
Photo @Max Coquard / Bestjobers

Lakes and rivers

Natural and preserved sources of freshness

The Esterel has also a multitude of lakes and rivers, ideal for aquatic activities. Come and cool off on the French Riviera with your feet in the water.

Jardin Bonaparte

The parks

Parks and gardens, little havens of peace 

Green spaces on seaside, bamboo forests for a little taste of exoticism... come and walk around to relax in many of our green spaces.


Diving sites

34km of maritime coast with sheltered coves and creeks. Saint-Raphaël is a territory rich of an authentic maritime life. An environment to discover in apnea or scuba diving at any age.

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pays de fayence - nord

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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pays de fayence - sud

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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village de puget sur argens

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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