Holidays in the Var department near Mediterranean sea – French Riviera
The Var department is located in the South of France and has more than 400 km along the coast and 300 days of sun each year. So, this is an ideal place to spend beach holidays! The Var department is going from St-Cyr-sur-Mer to St Raphaël on the Mediterranean coast. Moreover, there are nice villages to visit in the hinterland as Callian, Fayence or Seillans. The famous St Tropez is also located in this department and a huge number of people want to go there to visit the harbour and the old town. So, rent an accommodation as a villa in the Var department to enjoy this beautiful place!
Holiday rentals close the the Mediterranean Sea in various towns as St Tropez or Hyères – French Riviera
Coming from Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône department), the West part of the Var department is named the Côte Provencale (Provencal coast). Tourists can rent an accommodation in Marseille to enjoy the inlets and be close to the Côte Provencale. There are numerous typical villages on the seaside where one can find small harbours and fishermen. In this part of the Var department, tourists will find many self-catering accommodations as villas or apartments by owners. Most of the time, one has an amazing view on the sea or a swimming-pool in these accommodations. This part of the Var is a great place to spend beach holidays in family and to discover the famous Bandol wine (French AOC). To visit this place, tourists should rent a holiday rental as an apartment on the seafront or a villa in Bandol.
Then, in the area of Hyères there are many towns or villages deserving a visit as Bormes-les-Mimosas which is a pretty and typical village or Porquerolles islands with their amazing landscape. There, sand beaches are really splendid and many activities can be practised. Genius Holidays counts many accommodations in the French Riviera on the seafront. After this step, tourists should go to the bay of St Tropez near the Maures massif. To join St Tropez passing through the Maures, there are pleasant roads where one will admire awesome landscapes and various points of views. St Tropez is famous in the whole world so, finding an accommodation in St Tropez during high season is difficult. If coming during the off-season – the weather is always good in this part of France – tourists can rent an accommodation – as an apartment or a villa in St Tropez – and enjoy the peace and quiet environment of the bay. Moreover, towns near St Tropez as Ramatuelle or Ste Maxime are also really pleasant. One can find several kinds of accommodations in this area as a villa with swimming-pool in Ste Maxime.
Holidays in Frejus and St Raphaël near the Alpes-Maritimes department
The Var and the Alpes-Maritimes departments are separated by the Esterel massif. In the Esterel – composed of red rocks – there are amazing landscapes where one can hike or practice mountain biking. In this area, visitors will also enjoy lovely sand beaches in Frejus or St Raphaël. So, to be located close to these two parts of the Var department, tourists should rent an accommodation as an apartment in St Raphael or a villa in Frejus. In the hinterland, there are numerous typical villages to visit. In the hinterland, tourists will also find wine cellars – local producers – and other nice places. The St Cassien lake area is pleasant as one can have a swim in summer but also hike around the lake. Close to the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, tourists can go to the Gorges du Verdon and the Sainte-Croix lake. There, practice hiking is really pleasant and one will see the most impressive gorges of Europe. In the area, visitors can rent a holiday rental in Les Salles-sur-Verdon to discover tipical perched villages – near the gorges du Verdon – or an accommodation in Brignoles in the Provence Verte. One can also go to Sillans-la-Cascade to see the waterfall.There, people will appreciate the peace and quiet environment. There are many self-catering accommodations in the Var department on Genius Holidays. So, one will find apartments, villas, B&B and many other kinds of holiday rentals. To book an accommodation, one simply need to contact the owner!