La Garde-Freinet
Provence-Alpes-Cotes d'Azur

The picturesque area with its cork oak and chestnut groves can be explored by walking, cycling or by car. There are some nice walks into the foothills just above the village. Local towns include Grimaud, Gassin, Cogolin and Ste Maxime.

St Tropez with its glittering nightlife is less than 20 km away, where you can relax in quayside bars and restaurants face to face with the rich and famous on their gin palaces moored at the quay. The area is famous for its lovely beaches such as Tahiti-Plage and Pamplonne.

There are many golf courses in the area with the closest at Ste Maxime about 10 minutes drive away.

The golf courses cater for different standards of ability and vary from 9 hole to 18 hole courses. Membership is not required.

Airports and travel: The nearest airport is Toulon (Hyeres) about an hour's drive away. Most people fly to Nice which is about an hour and a half away.

Car hire is available at both airports.

If driving to the area on the A8 take the D558 to La Garde-Freinet and proceed through the village towards Grimaud. Just before leaving the village turn right at the fire station (Pompiers) up a steep hill. Turn right at the top and you will find the apartment building about 100 metres on your left.

Nearest international airport: Nice at 95 kilometres

Nearest beach: 18 kilometres

Nearest motorway junction: A8 at 20 kilometres

Car: recommended


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front of apartment building

St Tropez

La Garde Freinet

Port Grimaud