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Acces to Estérel Côte d'Azur

Distance from the main french cities

Find below the temporal indications to reach the destination Estérel Côte d’Azur !

CityBy planeBy trainBy car
ParisParis-Nice : 1h30 (+ distance Nice / Saint-Raphaël, 50min by car or train )4h45 (TGV, direct line)8h45
LyonLyon - Nice : 1h (+ distance Nice / Saint-Raphaël)/3h30 (Saint-Raphaël Valescure train station)4h
BordeauxBordeaux - Nice : 1h20 (+ distance Nice / Saint-Raphaël)8h30 (Saint-Raphaël Valescure train station)6h30 (Via A62 and A8)
Marseille/1h30 (Saint-Raphaël Valescure train station)1h30 (via A8)

Access by car via the motorway

Highway A8 from all over France and Italy. Use the exits:

  • Exit #36 Le Muy : Access to Roquebrune-sur-Argens
  • Exit #37 Puget-sur-Argens / Fréjus : Access to Puget-sur-Argens
  • Exit #38 : Access to Fréjus Centre / Saint-Raphaël
  • Exit #39 Les Adrets de l’Estérel : Access to Les Adrets de l’Estérel and the Pays de Fayence area

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Access by train


  • TGV SNCF : 20 TGVs stops at the Saint-Raphaël Valescure train station daily, all year long (22 during summer), Saint-Raphaël is only 4h45 from paris! Book your trip on or
  • TGV OUIGO : Saint-Raphaël at low prices thanks to Ouigo new TGVs lines. Get your ticket from 19€ / person! Book on
  • TGV LYRIA : TGV Lyria serves daily Saint Raphaël-Valescure train station in 5h25 from Genève. Informations and booking on

Train station

  • Les Arcs Train station : 14 km from Roquebrune-sur-Argens
  • Saint-Raphaël / Valescure train station : By train or TGV to Saint-Raphaël city center
  • Fréjus train station : On Martin Bidouré street, next to Frejus city center

To get to the Pays de Fayence from the nearest train stations, 3 possibilities are available: car rental, bus or taxi.

Access by plane

For your transfer from the airports to Saint-Raphaël, you will be able to rent a car or take one of the shuttles connecting the airport to the city. Public transports and taxis also make regular trips from the airport to Saint-Raphaël.

AéroportsContacts / Informations
Nice Côte-d'Azur International airportTél : + 33 (0) 820 423 333 (0.12 /mn)
E-mail :
Site :
Distance Nice/ Fréjus Saint-Raphaël = 65 kms
Marseille-Marignane international airportTel : + 33 (0)4 42 14 14 14
E-mail :
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Distance Marseille/ Fréjus Saint-Raphaël = 140 kms
Toulon-Hyères International airportTel : + 33 (0) 825 018 387 (0.15 €/mn)
E-mail :
Site :
Distance Toulon/ Fréjus Saint-Raphaël = 93 kms
Daily flights from London with Ryanair
Cannes Mandelieu airportClose to la Croisette.
Private airport
Tél. : + 33 (0) 820 426 666 (0.12/mn)
ou 334 898 898 28
Site :
La Môle-St-Tropez aerodromePrivate airport
Tel : + 33 (0)4 94 54 76 40
Distance Saint-tropez/ Fréjus Saint-Raphaël = 38 kms

Access by boat

Find out below the distances in nautical miles from the main harbors of the French Riviera:

Saint-Tropez : 13 ; Ile de Port Cros : 36 ; Cannes : 16 ; Cap d’Antibes : 24 ; Menton : 44 ; Corse : 107

HarborContacts / Informations
Santa Lucia St Raphael harborTél : 04 94 95 34 30 – Fax : 04 94 95 22 13
E-mail :
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Fréjus harborTél : 04 94 82 63 00 – Fax : 04 94 51 48 52
E-mail :
Site :

2 boats companies provide regular connections from Corsica via Nice, Toulon or Marseille harbors:

CompaniesContacts / Informations
Corsica FerriesInformations & Réservations :
Tél : + 33 (0) 825 09 50 95 (0.15 /mn)
E-mail : ou
Site :
Corsica LineaTél : + 33 (0) 825 888 088 (0.15 /mn)
Site :
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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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Fayence areaFayence areaRoquebrune-sur-ArgensLes Adrets de l'EstérelPuget sur ArgensLes IssambresFréjusSaint-Raphaël
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