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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)
During Kitesurf
Sports sensations109 € Carqueiranne (7.1 km)
Electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 125 € Hyères (7.9 km)
And cruise sailing course with UCPA school
Sports sensations465 € Toulon (18.6 km)
Kayak or paddleboard hire on La Favière beach
Sports sensations13 € to 49 € Bormes-les-Mimosas (20 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Gaou Island
HikeEasy1h00Six-Fours-les-Plages (25 km)
Saint-Probace Chapel
HikeEasy2h00Tourves (44 km)
Caramy Gorges
HikeEasy4h00Tourves (44 km)
Soft path
Village visitEasy1h00La Ciotat (45 km)
Route des Crêtes clifftop road and Cap Canaille
Car itineraryEasy1h30Cassis (52 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels