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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
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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

Almanarre beach on the western beach of Robinson to the northwest, the southwest Madrague. Port of Hyères and La Capte beach to the east.

Sports and leisure: swimming, fun board, kitesurfing, windsurfing, kayaking ...

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Provencal market every Tuesday morning.

Giens 1900, each year the weekend of Pentecost.

Photos

Beach Pesquiers ( © JE)
Beach Pesquiers ( © JE)
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Fort Tour Fondue ( © JE)
Fort Tour Fondue ( © JE)
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Beach Pesquiers in July ( © JE)
Beach Pesquiers in July ( © JE)
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Fort Tour Fondue ( © JE)
Fort 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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fort of Old Tour Fondue ( © JE)
fort of Old 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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Madrague
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 end of July ( © Jean Espirat )
Beach Almanarre end of July ( © Jean Espirat )
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Beach Almanarre end of July ( © Jean Espirat )
Beach Almanarre end of July ( © Jean Espirat )
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range Madrague late July ( © Jean Espirat )
range Madrague late July ( © Jean Espirat )
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Weather

Tuesday 21 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C
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Wednesday 22 april
Min. 9°C - Max. 20°C
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Thursday 23 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Porquerolles Island, the largest of the three islands of Hyères.

National Park of Port-Cros, the first marine park in Europe.

Ile du Levant.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 25 € Hyères (7.9 km)
Bespoke cruise on a live-in sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors350 € to 4050 € Six-Fours-les-Plages (27 km)
Exhibition at a designers’ workshop
CraftsFreeSanary-sur-Mer (28 km)
Island diving and underwater exploration
Sports sensations45 € Bandol (33 km)
Aoubre, the nature adventure
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 20 € Flassans-sur-Issole (39 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Gaou Island
HikeEasy1h00Six-Fours-les-Plages (25 km)
Saint-Probace Chapel
HikeEasy2h00Tourves (44 km)
Caramy Gorges
HikeEasy3h00Tourves (44 km)
Route des Crêtes clifftop road and Cap Canaille
Car itineraryEasy1h30Cassis (52 km)

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Vacation rentals

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