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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 Colle Noire (© Jean Espirat)
Panorama on the tombolo from 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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Madrague
Madrague
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Plage de la Bergerie (© Jean Espirat)
Plage de la Bergerie (© Jean Espirat)
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Beach of the Sheepfold (© Jean Espirat)
Beach of the Sheepfold (© Jean Espirat)
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Almanarre Beach in late July (© Jean Espirat)
Almanarre Beach in late July (© Jean Espirat)
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Almanarre Beach in late July (© Jean Espirat)
Almanarre Beach in 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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former entry threshold into the old town (© Jean Espirat)
former entry threshold into the old town (© Jean Espirat)
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Flower garden on the terrace of the ancient castle (© JE)
Flower garden on the terrace of the ancient castle (© JE)
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Panorama on the beach Almanarre, from the ruins of the old castle (© JE)
Panorama on the beach Almanarre, from the ruins of the old castle (© JE)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Day on the sea on a big catamaran
Sports sensations90 € to 160 € Hyères (2 km)
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)
Sailboat cruise with skipper on the Mediterranean
Nature and the great outdoors90 € to 840 € Toulon (18.6 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Gaou Island
HikeEasy1h00Six-Fours-les-Plages (25 km)
Walk around the old village
Village visitEasy45 minCogolin (40 km)
Ridge Path
HikeAthletic4h00Cogolin (40 km)
Botanical Path
HikeEasy30 minCogolin (40 km)
Traditional activities of the Mole Valley
HikeEasy1h00Cogolin (40 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels