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A perfect Valentine's day in the Esterel : our ideas

Ideas for outings, gifts & romantic weekends on the French Riviera (St-Raphaël and surroundings), but also tips to make your Valentine's Day a success for sure!

In February, Valentine's Day celebrates lovers !

Out of inspiration ? Fed up with the traditional restaurant and cinema ? Looking for great ideas for activities to do around Fréjus / Saint-Raphaël ? You've come to the right place !

Find below some surprising, sparkling, even extravagant ideas to make this day perfect !

Stand out with an original gift

Harmony, softness & relaxation at the spa

Take some time together and relax in a thalassotherapy or spa! Numerous offers await you with treatments (modelling, exfoliation, massage...) and access to the hammam and sauna.

Starting at 20€.
Info and reservation: 04 94 19 10 60


Shooting photo as a couple (Saint-Raphaël et surroundings)

Treat yourself with a photo shoot as a couple to capture your most beautiful moments together. Contact Emma Bou or Stephane Menard to schedule your session!


Enjoy a candy cake (Saint-Raphaël)!

An original and gourmet gift idea! Go to "Snoopies" and create your tailor-made candy cake. Write your partner's first name on it in the colour and shape of your choice! Success is guaranteed, from 15€ ! (info and booking 06 11 93 93 69 59).

orchidée vacherot saint valentin

Offer an orchid!

This year make a difference! Forget the traditional red rose and give your loved one an orchid! Pink, white, yellow, spotted, classic or more original... Be sure to find the one that will match his personality at Orchidées Vacherot! 


Or simply a little attention

A Valentine's Day without spending a penny? It's possible! It only takes a little time and we know it, the most beautiful gifts come from the heart! Here is a non-exhaustive list of "zero euro" gift ideas :

  • A love letter : It's still more original than a Facebook poke, and it's an opportunity to declare or redeclare your love !
  • A homemade brunch : Prepare a surprise for your lover on Valentine's Day morning ! Plan the necessary groceries the day before and get your hands dirty to prepare delicious meals for him/her ! Favourite pastries, scrambled eggs, French toast, a crispy baguette, the smell of good coffee, freshly squeezed oranges... perfect to start the day off right !
  • A homemade massage : candles, soft light, relaxing music, and that's it! If you don't have any oil, a moisturizing cream will do the trick.
  • Post-it notes : on the fridge, the bathroom mirror, the front door... In short, remind your loved one of your love wherever he/she is likely to go !
  • A treasure hunt : to have a little fun, prepare a treasure hunt with lots of surprises to find little words of love inside the house !
  • A personalized playlist : Group together all his/her favorite songs in a playlist, or make your own themed mixtape for your future evenings with your partner. Running out of inspiration ? Enter your theme on Spotify, Deezer, 8tracks and make your selection !
  • A bubble bath : Run a nice hot bath, arrange some scented candles and rose petals and join your sweetheart in the bathtub for a sensual moment together.


Instagram : Share your pictures #VisitEsterel !

Post your most beautiful pictures with the hashtag #VisitEsterel and follow the account @esterelcotedazur to be reposted !

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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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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'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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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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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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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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