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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

Cogolin - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

A few steps from the coast, Cogolin is a picturesque Provencal village built on the slopes of the Massif des Maures.

With a very mild climate all year round, Cogolin is one of the few municipalities in the department of Var that slowly stretches of land to the shores of the Mediterranean.

Life has developed around its fortifications, located in the upper part where still dominates the Clock Tower. This is the remnant of one of the entries wall. This defensive system included residential houses and stately home. Cogolin and watered by the Giscle and Mole flourished, enjoying the wealth of its natural environment: the Maures (cork, heather), plain fertile land (market gardening, sugarcane) and its slopes with vineyards produce a renowned wine.

Located in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, the city is now a popular holiday resort, with its heritage, its craftsmanship and its environment. A nearby beaches of Saint-Tropez and its peninsula active and lively throughout the year, the city also offers the diversity and quality of its fabric artisans and traders.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.2518430 (N 43° 15’ 7”)
Longitude6.5326490 (E 6° 31’ 58”)
Surface area27.93 km²
Population11282 inhabitants
Density403 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulon (59 km, 53 min)
Insee code83042
IntercommunalityCC du Golfe de Saint Tropez
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Grimaud3.9 km (8 min)
Gassin6.9 km (13 min)
La Croix-Valmer7.7 km (14 min)
La Môle9.6 km (11 min)
Saint-Tropez9.8 km (17 min)
Ramatuelle12.3 km (18 min)
La Garde-Freinet12.9 km (17 min)
Sainte-Maxime13.4 km (21 min)
Cavalaire-sur-Mer13.6 km (23 min)
Le Plan-de-la-Tour14.7 km (20 min)
Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer19.3 km (29 min)
Les Issambres21 km (31 min)
Bormes-les-Mimosas26 km (30 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


The village Cogolin
The village Cogolin
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The Marines Cogolin
The Marines Cogolin
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Saturday 28 march
Min. 13°C - Max. 14°C
Sunday 29 march
Min. 13°C - Max. 14°C
Monday 30 march
Min. 15°C - Max. 16°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
French foreign language courses
Culture and education45 € Saint-Tropez (8.9 km)
Sea bed discovery diving
Sports sensations25 € Fréjus (26 km)
Sea trip on a 20 m galley
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 80 € Fréjus (26 km)
Undersea exploration and flipper tours
Sports sensations34 € Fréjus (26 km)
Sailing trip on the French Riviera
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 90 € Saint-Raphaël (27 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Old millstone workshop and hill fort
HikeEasy2h00Bagnols-en-Forêt (34 km)
Défens Wood and the Siagne Gorges
HikeIntermediate3h00Callian (45 km)
The Tanneron Ridges
HikeIntermediate4h30Tanneron (47 km)
Siagne valley
HikeIntermediate2h30Le Tignet (50 km)
Saint-Probace Chapel
HikeEasy2h00Tourves (52 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals