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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Hyères
Insee code83069
AltitudeFrom 0 to 364 meters
Surface132.38 km²
Population55774 inhabitants
Density421 inhabitants/km²


National labelsCarqueiranne at 5.3 km
Chief townToulon (at 19.6 km, 22 min)La Crau at 5.4 km
DepartmentVarLa Farlède at 8.8 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town


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Hyères-les-Palmiers is one of the most common areas of France, with 30 km gap between the two ends: the Giens peninsula until the second Borrel. Equipped with 13 238 hectares of which only 1 / 3 is urban and 1 284 hectares of land island Hyères-les-Palmiers offers a remarkable variety of landscapes, 39 km of coastline divided between non-concrete sandy beaches and rocky coves , along a campaign Hyérois green and flourishing. Valley Sauvebonne and massive Borrels alternate with hills Fenouillet or those of the castle. The forest is 35% of the area of ​​the town with 4,300 hectares covered. Salt marshes also contribute to the uniqueness and beauty of the landscape Hyérois. Finally, the uniqueness of the city of palm trees is the fact that with his ten fractions in common: the Giens peninsula, the Port, the Ayguade, Capt, the Salins, the Borrell Sauvebonne, not to mention three islands, Port Cros, Porquerolles and Le Levant, real villages are created and give it an extension rich in diversity.


The gardens planted with Mediterranean and exotic, like the park Olbius Riquier, St. Clair Park or the Saint-Bernard. This extraordinary garden you can walk near the pond, admiring lawns and fragrant flowers. The botanical garden of Santa Clara invites you to discover many rare species of subtropical South America and Australia. At the foot of the famous Villa Noailles, a wonderful panorama offered to park visitors St. Bernard, the town itself to your feet, then look at the bay and its islands. The park runs on different terraces, offering a glimpse of the natural floral wealth of the land.

The medieval old town, the castle, the tower of the Knights Templar, the Saint-Louis, the collegiate church of Saint-Paul.

Detailed information
TransportAirport of Toulon - Hyères,   Train station of Hyères
Leisure centresBeach Notre-Dame - Porquerolles,   Beach of Argent - Porquerolles,   Beach of La Courtade - Porquerolles,   Beach of La Galère - Porquerolles,   Beach of the Almanarre,   Beach of the Grand Langoustier - Porquerolles,   Beach of the Lequin - Porquerolles,   Beach of the Mérou,   Beach of the Salins,   Beach of the Sud - Port-Cros,   Casino of the Palmiers,   Garden Le Plantier de Costebelle,   Leisure Park Kiddy Parc,   Marina Saint Pierre,   Marina of L'Ayguade,   Marina of Porquerolles,   Marina of the Niel,   Municipal Museum of Hyères,   Park Olbius Riquier,   Park Saint-Bernard,   Park Sainte-Claire,   Racecourse of the Plage
MonumentsChurch Saint-Louis,   Church Saint-Paul,   Fort of La Tour Fondue,   Fort of the Moulin,   Lighthouse of the Cap d'Arme,   Lighthouse of the Grand-Ribaud,   Lighthouse of the Titan,   Plantier de Costebelle
Performance hallsTheatre Denis
Natural sitesBay of Alicastre,   Cape Laisset,   Cape Maupertuis,   Cape Rousset,   Cape of Arme,   Cape of the Estérel,   Cape of the Fontaine,   Cape of the Mèdes,   Headland Escampobariou,   Headland Sainte-Anne,   Headland of Cale-Rousse,   Headland of Terre Rouge,   Headland of the Castelas,   Headland of the Cognet,   Headland of the Galère,   Island Longue,   Island Redonne,   Island of Bagaud,   Island of Porquerolles,   Island of Port-Cros,   Island of the Grand Ribavd,   Island of the Levant,   Island of the Petit Langoustier,   Pond of the Pesquiers


Festival'Hyères: concerts and shows in July and August at the track to the beach.

Hyères the medieval Hyères plunged back into medieval times and celebrates the arrival of St. Louis on his land.

International Festival of Arts and Fashion: gathering of young designers, fashion professionals, photographers ... (Late April).

French Sailing Olympic Week (late April).

Festival of video games and manga (late May).

Children's festival: entertainment, workshops, shows to the attention of children (late December).


Beach Road Salt: near Toulon, there is a unique place, it is the Tombolo, which led to the establishment of salt marsh and a nature reserve flamingos.

Also nearby beach Almanarre. Spot of surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing, it is the rendezvous of all amateur sports summer and winter, in its surroundings you can not miss this atmosphere somewhat Hawaiian plate fins and other flowery shirts. The mistral nearly a hundred days a year, it is one of the most favorable locations coast to such practices. Moreover, each year it hosts the World Cup funboard and kite surfing. However, Almanarre is also a family beach. Parking is rather difficult along the route during peak summer. A privileged place where the beach keeps its authenticity: wide open spaces and clear water.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Bespoke cruise in a catamaran Nature and the outdoorsFrom 600 € to 6000 €Hyères
Exposure in a creative workshopCraftFreeSanary-sur-Mer (26 km)
Well-being Massage or TrainingWellbeingFrom 29 € to 790 €Sanary-sur-Mer (27 km)
Mediterranean sailboat trip and massagesWellbeingFrom 100 € to 1000 €Sanary-sur-Mer (27 km)
Bespoke cruise on a live-in sailboatNature and the outdoorsFrom 350 € to 3600 €Six-Fours-les-Plages (27 km)

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Central Square Hyères (© JE)Central Square Hyères (© JE)
Port-Cros IslandPort-Cros Island
Church of PorquerollesChurch of Porquerolles
Porquerolles, magical islandPorquerolles, magical island
Small port Niel GiensSmall port Niel Giens
Our Lady of ConsolationOur Lady of Consolation
Pedestrian streets HyèresPedestrian streets Hyères
Beaches PorquerollesBeaches Porquerolles
Villa NoaillesVilla Noailles
Range Almanarre - GiensRange Almanarre - Giens
Island Port-Cros for the boat (© JE)Island Port-Cros for the boat (© JE)
Port-Cros (© JE)Port-Cros (© JE)
Port-Cros (© JE)Port-Cros (© JE)
Port-Cros (© JE)Port-Cros (© JE)
Port-Cros (© JE)Port-Cros (© JE)
Port-Cros - The very colorful little port (© JE)Port-Cros - The very colorful little port (© JE)
Port-Cros - View from the path of strong (© JE)Port-Cros - View from the path of strong (© JE)
Port-Cros - The port saw the trail strong (© JE)Port-Cros - The port saw the trail strong (© JE)
Coastline GiensCoastline Giens
Port Cros - Path ridges (© JE)Port Cros - Path ridges (© JE)
Port-Cros seen from the beach (© JE)Port-Cros seen from the beach (© JE)
Port-Cros - Baie de la Palud (© JE)Port-Cros - Baie de la Palud (© JE)
Port-Cros - Rock Rascas (© JE)Port-Cros - Rock Rascas (© JE)
Port-Cros seen from the north coastal path (© JE)Port-Cros seen from the north coastal path (© JE)
Port-Cros saw the trail of the Golden Apple (© JE)Port-Cros saw the trail of the Golden Apple (© JE)
Tour Museum (© JE)Tour Museum (© JE)
Porte Saint-Paul, input in the upper town (© JE)Porte Saint-Paul, input in the upper town (© JE)
Hyères seen gardens Noailles (© JE)Hyères seen gardens Noailles (© JE)
Hyères seen gardens Noailles (© JE)Hyères seen gardens Noailles (© JE)
Panorama from the old castle (© JE)Panorama from the old castle (© JE)
Old Castle Hyères (© JE)Old Castle Hyères (© JE)
The Fenouillet (© JE)The Fenouillet (© JE)
Panorama from the top of Fenouillet (© JE)Panorama from the top of Fenouillet (© JE)



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Tuesday 29 July
Min. 18°C - Max. 24°C
Wednesday 30 July
Min. 19°C - Max. 29°C
Thursday 31 July
Min. 19°C - Max. 28°C


French cuisine restaurantAu fil de l'eau...  
Looks like the South - On a beautiful and peaceful place flowers at the heart of the historical center of Hyères, it indulges in reverie terrace enjoying seasonal cuisine full of freshness...
Located in Hyères36 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Table d'Enzo  
Located in the heart of the old town, the restaurant opens daily for lunch and dinner. In summer, the area is bustling with various musical groups. The staff at La Table d'Enzo welcomes...
Located in Hyères25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Taverne Royale   NEW
OLD HYÈRES - The street is pedestrianized and makes you want to crawl through. Like a classic restaurant with medieval decor... This is not common, the old city of Hyères hide it some...
Located in Hyères33 € per person 

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Apartment with 2 bedroomsLe regent    
Bed and Breakfast of charm and comfort at the foot of the medieval town overlooking the islands. Ideal location for visiting the islands and the Var coast.
Located in Hyères90 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLe patio bleu     NEW
La Crau
Sophie and Christophe welcome you to Blue Patio, large property with pool and 5000 m² park 8 km from Hyères and 4 km from the village of La Crau. Our 4 apartments each have a private...
Located 6.3 km from HyèresFrom 80 € to 140 € the double room 
Villa with 4 bedroomsL'eau vive    
La Crau
Bed & Breakfast Charming Provencal villa on family farm property. At the heart of the Var coastline, Villa L'eau Vive boasts an ideal location for discovering the Var region. The Living...
Located 6.7 km from HyèresFrom 70 € to 80 € the double room 

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Ground floor for 4 personsMr et mme forel sci les pesquiers
3 studios on the peninsula has giens Hyeres var beaches, 50 m from the beach facing the Golden Islands (Porquerolles, Port Cros, up) in a park of 1500m ², 3 star comfort, parking, laundry,...
Located in Hyères460 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsLe mont soleil  
Promotion **** September from 200 € per week **** - seasonal Rental all year. Hyères les Palmiers 83400. In private villa. Comfortable apartment sleeps 4-5. Quiet and ventilated area...
Located in HyèresFrom 250 € to 450 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsVilla l'Alycastre  
One studio and two one bedroom flats in a spacious villa, in a quiet residential area situated on a hillside surrounded by rich mediterranean vegetation, south facing with a panoramic...
Located in HyèresFrom 390 € to 740 € per week 

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64 places over 1 haCamping Lou Pantaï    
Le Pradet
Ideally located between Toulon and Hyeres, camping eco-friendly Lou Pantaï welcomes you to le pradet where you enjoy a provencal village life and a sea cost preserved. Rental of premises,...
Located 7.1 km from HyèresFrom 19 € to 39 € per day 
40 places over 0,8 haClair de Lune    
Quiet and suited for families, the Clair de Lune camp site is open from February to November, in the middle of beautiful Giens Peninsula (French Riviera).
Located 9 km from HyèresFrom 15 € to 29 € per day 
165 places over 2,5 haParc val rose    
La Londe-les-Maures
Located ina rural setting at foot of the Maures mountains, only 6 km from the sandy beaches and close to an 18-hole. THe Parc Val Rose offers you heated swimming pool, children's games...
Located 11 km from Hyères 

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Résidence Maeva Hyères Parc 1 - Hotel in HyèresRésidence Maeva Hyères Parc 1     
The residence is located between the marina and the race-course, within a stone’s throw of the shops and the beach. As the most southerly Mediterranean seaside resort in mainland France,...
Located in HyèresRoom from 65 €
H Hôtel ex les Printanières - Hotel in HyèresH Hôtel ex les Printanières     
Located in the Var region, this Eco-responsible hotel is just a 10-minute walk from the centre of Hyères. It has a 24-hour reception and offers a shaded terrace with a table tennis...
Located in HyèresRoom from 74 €
Casino Hôtel des Palmiers - Hotel in HyèresCasino Hôtel des Palmiers     
Casino Hôtel des Palmiers is located in central Hyeres on the French Riviera, near the Mediterranean Sea. It offers stylish air-conditioned rooms. Each room is equipped with free Wi-Fi...
Located in HyèresRoom from 98 €

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Hôtel de Paris Saint-Tropez
Located in the centre of Saint-Tropez just a 2-minute walk from the harbour, Hôtel de Paris Saint-Tropez features a suspended outdoor swimming pool with...
Saint tropez - 4 etoiles villa
Belle villa provençale, un ecrain de tranquillité à Saint-Tropez, près du centre et des plages
Piscine - 70 m² - 4/5 personnes luxe et detente
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