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Le Lavandou

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

Le Lavandou - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

Le Lavandou is located between Toulon and Saint-Tropez in the south of the Côte d'Azur Var. Also called the city of the dolphins and whales, Le Lavandou is located on the shores of the Mediterranean, facing the Iles du Levant and Port-Cros and stretches over 12 km of coastline with 12 beautiful beaches of fine sand, grain size and different colors.

The authentic fishing village has a mild and temperate climate, with hot, dry summers. Nestled at the foot of the Maures mountains, lush Mediterranean vegetation found there in a protected environment.

This resort, modern, dynamic and sporty is a city of culture. It offers a broad range of leisure, entertainment, festivities and a quality accommodation, numerous shops and very good restaurants.

At 25 kilometers from Toulon Hyeres Airport. About 120 kilometers from Marseille Provence Airport and Nice Côte d'Azur.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Lavandou
Tourism labels
Latitude43.1380420 (N 43° 8’ 17”)
Longitude6.3684360 (E 6° 22’ 6”)
Surface area29.65 km²
Population5236 inhabitants
Density176 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulon (40 km, 40 min)
Insee code83070
IntercommunalityCC Méditerranée Porte des Maures
RegionFrench Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Bormes-les-Mimosas4.9 km (11 min)
Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer10.2 km (15 min)
La Londe-les-Maures12.9 km (18 min)
Cavalaire-sur-Mer19.9 km (27 min)
La Môle22 km (25 min)
Hyères22 km (27 min)
La Croix-Valmer26 km (37 min)
Collobrières27 km (44 min)
Carqueiranne29 km (36 min)
La Crau30 km (34 min)
Giens31 km (38 min)
Cogolin32 km (35 min)
Grimaud34 km (41 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


Saint- Clair Beach
Saint- Clair Beach
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Aiguebelle Beach
Aiguebelle Beach
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Beach Anglade
Beach Anglade
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The House of Lavandou
The House of Lavandou
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Cape Negro Pramousquier
Cape Negro Pramousquier
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Great Cavalière beach
Great Cavalière beach
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Kayak or paddleboard hire on La Favière beach
Sports sensations13 € to 49 € Bormes-les-Mimosas (2.2 km)
Sea diving in Port Cros National Park
Sports sensations75 € Cavalaire-sur-Mer (13.9 km)
Sports sensations70 € to 100 € La Croix-Valmer (17.9 km)
Electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 125 € Hyères (19.7 km)
Exploring under the sea
Sports sensations28 € to 31 € Hyères (21 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Traditional activities of the Mole Valley
HikeEasy1h00Cogolin (18.4 km)
Mimosa tree trail - gaillarde valley les issambres
HikeEasy1h20Roquebrune-sur-Argens (37 km)
Grand Gaou Island
HikeEasy1h00Six-Fours-les-Plages (43 km)
Saint-Probace Chapel
HikeEasy2h00Tourves (47 km)
Caramy Gorges
HikeEasy4h00Tourves (47 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals