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Fréjus - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

"Fréjus the Mediterranean"

At the heart of a unique Gulf and protected Fréjus offers year-round living environment and exceptional recreational activities and rest singular: "short cuts" as the Route of scents and perfumes, cycling on foot or on horseback among the thick forests, such as the Esterel Massif polychrome landscapes.

All nautical pleasures to share Fréjus (bathing in sea water, fishing, coastal shipping in the coves, scuba diving, water skiing, windsurfing surfing, kayaking, kitesurfing, sailing ...), not to mention the escapades of Provence, the walks through the narrow streets and picturesque routes greedy (truffle, honey, olive oil, wine "and Castles of Fréjus" AOC Fréjus).

Fréjus was the first military port in the Mediterranean Roman, a thriving city full of emotions and stories.

Today a city of art and culture, a varied holiday destination, pleasant, subtle you'll discover.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude43.4331520 (N 43° 25’ 59”)
Longitude6.7370340 (E 6° 44’ 13”)
Surface area102.27 km²
Population53069 inhabitants
Density518 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulon (90 km, 58 min)
Insee code83061
IntercommunalityCA Var Estérel Méditerranée (CAVEM)
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Raphaël3.5 km (11 min)
Puget-sur-Argens6.4 km (15 min)
Saint-Aygulf7 km (14 min)
Roquebrune-sur-Argens12.2 km (19 min)
Agay13.2 km (22 min)
Les Issambres13.4 km (22 min)
Les Adrets-de-l'Estérel15.2 km (22 min)
Anthéor15.6 km (27 min)
Le Muy15.6 km (21 min)
Bagnols-en-Forêt17.3 km (25 min)
Sainte-Maxime22 km (32 min)
La Motte23 km (25 min)
Saint-Paul-en-Forêt24 km (34 min)

Things to see and do

Fréjus, labeled "City of Art and History," has an ancient heritage, Roman and medieval, which is a prestigious setting. Amphitheater, aqueduct, Roman Theater, Archeological Museum, Chapel Cocteau. The episcopal city includes the cloister, the Baptistery, Cathedral, and is listed on the "Route of the High Places of Change".

Discover heritage Fréjus, accompanied by a guide lecturer, information to the Tourist Office at +33 4 94 51 83 83.

The Circuit des Metiers d'Art Fréjus revives a tradition that died out in the 18th century and found its origin in dispensing potters installed inside the ancient city. Network member "Ville et Métiers d'Art", City Fréjus promotes the installation of artists present workshops throughout the year and invites over this circuit, a discovery gestures secular but constantly renewed.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Throughout the year, Fréjus offers events and demonstrations.


Fréjus sea view
Fréjus sea view
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The Roman aqueduct Fréjus
The Roman aqueduct Fréjus
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Overview of Fréjus
Overview of Fréjus
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Nature Walk Base Francois Leotard
Nature Walk Base Francois Leotard
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Wearing Fréjus
Wearing Fréjus
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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
Sea bed discovery diving
Sports sensations25 € Fréjus
Sea trip on a 20 m galley
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 80 € Fréjus
Undersea exploration and flipper tours
Sports sensations34 € Fréjus
Sailing trip on the French Riviera
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 90 € Saint-Raphaël (2.5 km)
Sea diving at the Estérel Reserve
Sports sensations15 € to 350 € Théoule-sur-Mer (17 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Old millstone workshop and hill fort
HikeEasy2h00Bagnols-en-Forêt (12 km)
The Tanneron Ridges
HikeIntermediate4h30Tanneron (21 km)
Défens Wood and the Siagne Gorges
HikeIntermediate3h00Callian (21 km)
Siagne valley
HikeIntermediate2h30Le Tignet (25 km)
Chemin des Douaniers
HikeEasy2h00Antibes (35 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals