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Discover Hyères and the Golden Islands

Take time to visit during your holiday in Hyères les Palmiers

A territory with varied landscapes, renowned for the beauty of its islands and the richness of its seabed, Hyères is an ideal destination for holidaymakers looking for a change of scene.

The omnipresence of the sea and the mild climate invite you to relax on the region’s beaches, to swim and do water sports.

Camping in Hyères means having a successful holiday, exploring all the riches of the region. You will find large family beaches such as those of Almanarre or Madrague, but also the wild creeks of the Giens peninsula such as the Hermitage beach or the Four à Chaux cove which are among the most beautiful in France.

The beauty of Hyères and its islands, Porquerolles and Port Cros, can be discovered through numerous footpaths to be explored by the family, on foot or by bike.

The coastal path, 20 km long, crosses paradisiacal scenery between cliffs, pine forests and the sea.

Take the time to stroll around Hyères…

A garden city, Hyères is also attractive for its legendary palm trees, its orange treesand its It is not for nothing that Queen Victoria made it her favourite holiday resort… Discover the 4 parks with the “remarkable gardens” label: the The Olbius Riquier garden is ideal for children, the Castel Sainte-Claire park has flowers all year round, the Saint-Bernard park has terraces and the Costebelle plantier.

Hyères, 3 beautiful islands, a peninsula with a double tombolo, preserved vegetation, sparkling turquoise waters, 300 days of sunshine a year… a little paradise for your next holiday in the Var. Hyères also has a typical southern atmosphere with its petanque courts and lively terraces, colourful markets, and numerous sports and leisure activities to enjoy with the family.

Take the time to discover the Hyères salt marshes and the Giens peninsula

The old salines d’Hyères is a small fishing village that has managed to preserve its authentic and endearing atmosphere. Here you can admire the last remaining “pointus Hyérois”, a preserved area with 200 species of birds and magnificent sunrises. Don’t forget to try one of the best bouillabaisses on the coast!

After your visit, head towards Giens along the tombolo, a unique place in the world (actually there are five, but the others are further away ). The Presqu’île de Giens, linked to the mainland by two 5 km long sandy inlets, called double tombolos, is home to a remarkable ornithological reserve.

Enjoy it at sunset or climb up the hill of Costebelle to observe this rare landscape. Once you arrive in Giens, the fishermen of the Niel and Madrague harbours will offer you their fresh fish in a typical southern atmosphere…

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Porquerolles Island and Port-Cros Natural Park

The Port-Pothuau campsite in the Var offers you the opportunity to stay on the Mediterranean coast facing the Golden Islands. Only 20 minutes from the coast, Porquerolles offers idyllic landscapes with its fine sandy beaches, its creeks with turquoise waters, its hints of distant islands…

Discover the picturesque village with its church square, the Plage d’Argent with its crystal clear waters and the Notre Dame beach, regularly voted the most beautiful beach in Europe.

Plan your visit to the island in advance with the boat trip, the bike rental, the visit of the Carmignac foundation… Don’t hesitate to ask at the reception of our campsite in Hyères, we will take the time to inform you to organize your visit.

Take advantage of a family holiday with your feet in the water to discover Hyères, on the edge of the fine sandy beaches of the Mediterranean Sea in the Var department in the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region.

The crossing to Port-Cros Island takes about thirty minutes from the port of Hyères. A pedestrian island with paradisiacal and exotic landscapes located between the islands of Porquerolles and Levant and not far from the Giens peninsula, Port-Cros is a protected nature reserve.

A maritime extension of the Maures massif, the relief of the island of Port-Cros is steep and mainly forested. Its heritage is also architectural: in the 17th century, Richelieu had forts and fortified towers built to defend against frequent pirate attacks.

Not to be missed during your discovery of the island, the defensive complex of Port-Cros is made up of the Eminence tower and the Vigie fort, as well as three forts: the Estissac, the Moulin and the Portman.

The 30 km of hiking trails of Port-Cros will allow you to discover a rich Mediterranean flora, exceptional panoramas, but also a charming small heritage among which traditional fishermen houses.

The richness of the seabed also makes the reputation of Port-Cros: an underwater path has been set up to admire the fauna and flora with fins, mask and snorkel.

Discover the villages, Toulon and the underwater paths