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Giens

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

Giens - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var
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The inhabitants of the peninsula Giens are called "Arban".

Geographical information

MunicipalityGiens
Postcode83400
Latitude43.0391880 (N 43° 2’ 21”)
Longitude6.1336590 (E 6° 8’ 1”)
PrefectureToulon (29 km, 30 min)
DepartmentVar
RegionFrench Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Porquerolles8.1 km (40 min)
Carqueiranne10.9 km (18 min)
Hyères11.5 km (24 min)
Le Pradet15.4 km (23 min)
La Crau16.8 km (25 min)
La Londe-les-Maures18.8 km (26 min)
La Garde20 km (26 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Photos

Panorama on the tombolo, from the Colle Noire (© Jean Espirat)
Panorama on the tombolo, from the Colle Noire (© Jean Espirat)
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Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
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Beach Pesquiers (© JE)
Beach Pesquiers (© JE)
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Fort de la Tour Fondue (© JE)
Fort de la Tour Fondue (© JE)
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Pesquiers the Beach in July (© JE)
Pesquiers the Beach in July (© JE)
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Facade of the village (© Jean Espirat)
Facade of the village (© Jean Espirat)
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Fort de la Tour Fondue (© JE)
Fort de la Tour Fondue (© JE)
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kayak ride
kayak ride
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Giens
Giens
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Giens
Giens
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Old Fort la Tour Fondue (© JE)
Old Fort la Tour Fondue (© JE)
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Cap de la Tour Fondue (© JE)
Cap de la Tour Fondue (© JE)
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Pancratium maritimum on the dunes (© JE)
Pancratium maritimum on the dunes (© JE)
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La Madrague
La Madrague
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Beach Bergerie (© Jean Espirat)
Beach Bergerie (© Jean Espirat)
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Beach Bergerie (© Jean Espirat)
Beach Bergerie (© Jean Espirat)
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Beach Almanarre late July (© Jean Espirat)
Beach Almanarre late July (© Jean Espirat)
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Beach Almanarre late July (© Jean Espirat)
Beach Almanarre late July (© Jean Espirat)
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la Madrague Beach in late July (© Jean Espirat)
la Madrague Beach in late July (© Jean Espirat)
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Nave of the Church of Giens (© Jean Espirat)
Nave of the Church of Giens (© Jean Espirat)
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Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
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Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
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Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
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Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
Port of Niel (© Jean Espirat)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Exploring under the sea
Sports sensations28 € to 31 € Hyères (2.2 km)
Kitesurfing lessons
Sports sensations109 € Carqueiranne (7.1 km)
Electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 125 € Hyères (7.9 km)
Skippered sailing trip on the Mediterranean
Nature and the great outdoors90 € to 840 € Toulon (18.6 km)
Sailing and cruising course with the UCPA school
Sports sensations465 € Toulon (18.6 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Gaou Island
HikeEasy1h00Six-Fours-les-Plages (25 km)
Traditional activities of the Mole Valley
HikeEasy1h00Cogolin (40 km)
Saint-Probace Chapel
HikeEasy2h00Tourves (44 km)
Caramy Gorges
HikeEasy4h00Tourves (44 km)
Soft path
Village visitEasy1h00La Ciotat (45 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels