Sentier des douaniers (Sentier du littoral)
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Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary

Randonnée : Sentier des douaniers (Sentier du littoral) - les Issambres

This trail was created under the Second Empire and used during the Revolution by customs officers monitoring the Var coastline. Nowadays it takes you exploring sandy beaches, coves and creeks.

Description

> ACCESS
From Saint-Raphaël, take road D559 towards Saint-Tropez. When you reach Les Issambres, turn left onto Avenue de la Jetée where you’ll see a casino on the side of the road. Leave your vehicle on the Arpillon car park at the end of the avenue.

> DEPARTURE POINT
San Peïre beach. You can park on the Arpillon car park

> ITINERARY
From San Peïre beach, go left towards Saint-Raphaël and follow the coastline on a narrow stony path, crossing beaches and creeks. The itinerary ends at Pointe de la Calle.
This trail takes you to the Gallo-Roman fish reservoir, a listed historical monument, where fish were captured and kept fresh for market days or those great Roman banquets.

> Beware! There are a few slippery sections.

The coastal path of Les Issambres reveals the fauna and flora of the coastline.
You'll be able to see the Gallo-Roman fish reservoir, a listed historical monument, where fish were captured and kept fresh for market days or those great Roman banquets.
To date, this is the finest known example of a Gallic fish reservoir in France.

Les bons plans :
- Ask for the hiking itinerary at the Tourist Office
- Picnic tables in the shade of the parasol pines
- One of the best known examples of a Gallic fish reservoir in France

Covid-19 special services :
- Ask for the hiking itinerary at the Tourist Office
- Picnic tables in the shade of the parasol pines
- One of the best known examples of a Gallic fish reservoir in France

Further information

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  • Type of customers : 
    Level bue - Medium
  • On-site activities : 
    Pedestrian sports
    Hiking itinerary
  • Environments : 
    Close to pleasure port
    Waterside
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