Saint Aygulf, between the ponds Villepey and the Issambres, is a neighborhood Fréjus bordering the Mediterranean. It has a privileged setting by the sea, with many beaches and coves preserved. It is a relaxing place for a holiday in peace !
A Saint-Aygulf, you can return to many activities as the kitesurf, walks along the coastal path, and other water activities all along the coast.
Saint-Aygulf also has a Marina up to 232 boats on pontoons.
Saint-Aygulf : a little history
formerly named “Villepey” By the Romans, Saint-Aygulf was renamed to the eighteenth century as the history of Abbot St. Aygulfe.
St. Aygulfe was born Lerin abbot 630. He was assassinated by his congeners 677. His body was long venerated in the Holy Cross Chapel of the monastery of Lerins, as evidenced by the plate still over the entrance. Processions were then established in his honor in some municipalities of the coast. Legend has it that the boat bringing his remains from Roquebrune-sur-Argens ran aground on the coast of Saint-Aygulf, which gave it its name.
The party celebrating St. Aygulfe now takes place every first weekend in September.
The Paris' Saint-Aygulf really developed from 1881, when the Littoral Society decided to buy more 200 hectares of the city to create a district. Guy de Maupassant, famous writer 19th century, testifies in his book "On the water".
What to do in Saint-Aygulf ?
The beach of Saint-Aygulf est ideal for families. Close to shops and nearby parking, and spans over 800 meters of fine sand. To know, a zone is defined and reported for naturists (near the camp site "Beach Argens").
The beach of Saint-Aygulf is also known as the kitesurf paradise. A portion of 400 meters is also reserved for the practice of this water sport sensation. Other activities like jet-ski ou la bouée tractée are also present along the coast of Saint-Aygulf.