Discover the Var department with its stunning scenery, its Provençal culture and its small authentic villages. Taste the Rosé wines in a natural environment where the preserved coastline and the sunny weather guarantee your well being and enjoyment.
Close to the campsite on the peninsula of Saint-Tropez, you can choose from a variety of activities on offer: Surf and sailing schools, you can also try out fishing, diving, jet skiing, kiteboarding. An amusement park less than 5 km away and a water park within 15 km. Mountain bike rides as well as beautiful walks on coastal trails.
A small village of great cultural and historical heritage: in the citadel of Saint-Tropez you can visit the Museum of Maritime history, discover an exceptional view of the Baie des Canebiers;, as well as the village of Saint-Tropez with its “orange red” bell tower and the Plage des Graniers.
At the entrance to the village do not miss the Museum of the ‘Gendarmerie de St Tropez’, with its legendary façade from the famous gendarme series of films starring Louis de Funès. Finally, the Annonciade Museum regularly hosts exhibitions of artists and celebrities who have fallen in love with the village.
Walks and shopping
Famous for its “pétanque” games and its Provencal market (on Tuesdays and Saturdays) La Place des Lices is a perfect starting place to discover the port of Saint-Tropez. Passing through the narrow streets with all kinds of shops – not just the luxury ones – you will have an unforgettable shopping time. On the port, going towards the pier and the old port through the fish market, which is also the entrance to the old village.
Saint-Tropez, a mecca of international tourism, is a village with close ties to the Mediterranean Sea! For example, Saint Tropez is the backdrop of sailing events such as Les Voiles Latines, La Giraglia or the famous “Voilles de St Tropez’, the largest gathering of old sailing ships on the Mediterranean.
Many music and folk festivals take place here, such as the traditional “Bravades de St Tropez’, the Christmas celebrations that will enchant both young and old and “La Grande Braderie” that will satisfy those fond of shoping.
Historically situated in the land of vineyards, the commune of Ramatuelle boasts a rich variety of wine flavors that you can enjoy in the co-ops (Les Vignobles de Ramatuelle) and on private estates.
Taking the coastal path on this unique maritime littoral, you pass by Escalet creeks before reaching the isthmus of Cap Taillat, a remarkable natural site protected by the Conservatoire du Littoral (the French coastal preservation agency). On the opposite side, you can go to Cap Camarat and L’île aux Oiseaux (Bird Island) with its colony of gulls and cormorants, towered by the Camarat lighthouse. Then, pass by the Anse de Bonne Terrasse from which 4 km of fine sand stretch all the way to the beach of Pampelone where some legendary scenes of the film “And God created woman” with Brigitte Bardot were filmed.
The medieval village of Ramatuelle will seduce you with its narrow cobbled streets overgrown with bougainvillea. Thursdays and Sundays, a Provencal market take place on La Place de l’Ormeau. Finally, there are the viewing points from the top of the village and from the end of Victor Léon street with an orientation table. An exceptional panorama of Pampelonne and Cavalaire bays awaits on the road leading to Le Moulin de Paillas.
One of the most beautiful villages in France! Perched on top of a hill with an exceptional panoramic view, just 2 km from the campsite.
From the orientation table, you will see Saint-Tropez at your feet, but also the southern Alps in the distance. Here, you are well aware that you are on a peninsula, surrounded with almost nothing but the blue of the Mediterranean on the horizon.
Walk to the other side of the medieval village to enjoy a breathtaking view of the Îles d’Or. In the plain, you can discover the AOC Côtes de Provence estates, including the famous “Minuty castle”
Canal town separated from its medieval village “Grimaud” can be visited on foot or by boat, almost like… Venice”
While strolling on the quays, you can enjoy the multicolored facades of the fishermen’s houses and their moored boats.” Walk over the Venetian bridges that connect the different islands of the canal town.
Finally, do not forget the view from the contemporary church and the lively evening terraces.
A must-see paradise garden plunging into the Mediterranean Sea!
Start your visit of the village by climbing the monumental shale stone stairs by the sea. Do not be afraid to go all the way up to the flag passing by “La Pergola du Patec” where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the azure blue sea.
A must-see in this small town is the “Garden of the Mediterranean” with plant species from 5 continents.
“Islands of Porquerolles and Port-Cros and Île du Levant”
Also called Îles d’or because of their unique beauty. These wonders of the Mediterranean will delight those who like walking by the sea and swimming in turquoise waters.
A few minutes away with a boat from the Giens peninsula, this island shows its other face: in the North you come upon beautiful beaches with turquoise waters. To the South, going steeper, you will discover the beauty of the hidden inlets – calanques.
Wilder and more preserved than Porquerolles, this is where you can visit one of the first French national parks with its endemic species of rare birds.
20 minutes from La Rouillère campsite and from Saint Tropez is Cavalaire sur Mer with its magnificent bay and its 4 km long sandy beach, a town certified as a 3-star level “France station Nautique”
Here you will find protected natural areas and large public beaches such as La Plage du Parc, La Plage des Duaphins, and the largest, Pardigon beach.
On these different beaches you can choose from a variety of activities: flyboard, diving, parachuting, jet ski.
You can make the most of the numerous sports facilities and game areas, stroll along the coastal path and take the Fenouillet trail, or simply sunbathe and enjoy some good ice cream on one of the many private beaches.
Sainte-Maxime is a magnificent resort with beaches perfect for nautical sports and, of course, for swimming!
Sainte-Maxime is the most populated city of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, lively throughout the year!
Shopaholics: numerous boutiques await you!
For the more sporty ones: golf, tennis, water sports, sailing, diving, water-ski, all kinds of tours: mountain bike, walking tours, hiking… There is something for everyone in Sainte Maxime..