Events, local festivals
Menton lemon festival.
Corso fleuri flower parade in Bormes-les-Mimosas.
Miramar Port Festival and Saint Pierre Festival.
Course du Soleil running race.
Oliviers music festival.
Musicals on the beach.
La Londe Jazz Festival. Festival du Rire (comedy).
Semaine Varoise de la randonnée (hiking) with the tourist office.
Our Heritage sites & tourist activities
In La Londe: The “tropical zoo garden”, with lemurs and rare plants, 21 vineyards, the Myrtes flower plantation, the Jasson olive oil plantation, Fort de Brégançon (the French President’s summer residence).
Hyères: Saint-Paul collegiate church, the Chateau, the Olbius Riquier garden with its climate-controlled greenhouse, the long beaches of Hyères, the salt marshes on the Giens peninsula and in Almnarre.
In Toulon: the Rade fortifications, Fort Balaguier and Saint-Louis, Mont Faron (memorial and museum about the WWII landings in the South of France), zoo. The village of Port Grimaud.
The archetypal Provençal village of Bormes-les-Mimosas.
The coves and the Route des Crêtes road in Cassis...
Walks and discovery