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Fréjus - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

"Fréjus, the Mediterranean"...

In the heart of a single Gulf and protected, Fréjus offers year-round a fantastic environment and leisure activities and rest singular: "short cuts" as the Route des Fragrances and Perfumes, biking tours on foot or on horseback among the thick forests, such as the Esterel polychrome landscapes.

All nautical pleasures to share Fréjus (swimming in sea water, fishing, coastal shipping in the coves, scuba diving, water skiing, surfboard, kayak, kitesurfing, sailing...), not forgetting the Provencal getaways, walks through the narrow and picturesque streets, gourmet routes (truffle, honey, olive oil, wine "and Castles of Fréjus" AOC Fréjus).

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

Today it is 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
Population53298 inhabitants
Density521 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulon (90 km, 58 min)
Insee code83061
IntercommunalityCA Var Esterel Mediterranee
RegionFrench Riviera

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, the Cathedral, and is listed on the "Route of the High Places Var."

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

The Circuit of Art in Fréjus Trades revives a tradition that died out in the eighteenth century and originated in pharmacies potters installed inside the ancient city itself. A member of "City and Trades of Art", the City of 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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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sea bed discovery diving
Sports sensations27 € Fréjus
Sea trip on a 20 m galley
Nature and the great outdoors45 € to 85 € Fréjus
Sailing trip on the French Riviera
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 90 € Saint-Raphaël (2.5 km)
Jet ski hire, no licence needed
Sports sensations15 € to 220 € Fréjus
Parasailing on the Var coast
Sports sensations56 € to 120 € Les Issambres (11.1 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mimosa tree trail - gaillarde valley les issambres
HikeEasy1h20Roquebrune-sur-Argens (7.7 km)
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)
The FIPA of Raybaud
HikeEasy1h40Les Arcs (21 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals