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Saint-Raphaël

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Saint-Raphaël - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var
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City Saint-Raphaël, classified seaside resort, is situated on the edge of the Var and Alpes-Maritimes and equidistant from Saint-Tropez and Cannes. It has about 35,000 inhabitants and enjoys maximum sunlight and the gentle sea breeze.

His quarters with their characteristic are nice to visit: Valescure and its golf course, Boulouris The Dramont Agay, Anthéor the Trayas.

It is pleasant to browse the narrow streets of the old town, then the top of the watchtower to enjoy the beautiful panorama of the bay, walk along the old harbor to meet fishermen, relax and breathe in the sea air along the coast to finally get to the marina of Santa Lucia to have a good meal in a restaurant.

A nice quiet town where you take the time to live!

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Raphaël
Postcode83700
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Latitude43.4251900 (N 43° 25’ 31”)
Longitude6.7683700 (E 6° 46’ 6”)
Surface area89.59 km²
Population34163 inhabitants
Density381 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulon (94 km, 1h09)
Insee code83118
IntercommunalityCA Var Estérel Méditerranée (CAVEM)
DepartmentVar
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Fréjus3.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Aygulf8.4 km (15 min)
Puget-sur-Argens8.8 km (16 min)
Agay10.4 km (18 min)
Anthéor13.8 km (23 min)
Les Issambres14.7 km (23 min)
Roquebrune-sur-Argens14.8 km (23 min)
Les Adrets-de-l'Estérel17.2 km (25 min)
Le Muy18.9 km (27 min)
Bagnols-en-Forêt20 km (29 min)
Sainte-Maxime24 km (36 min)
Saint-Paul-en-Forêt26 km (39 min)
La Motte27 km (31 min)

Things to see and do

Port Saint-Raphaël.

Golf de l'Esterel (18 holes).

Website or lighthouse and Dramont Agay Bay.

Romanesque 12th century church whose parsonage houses the Archaeological Museum (Basilica of Our Lady of Victory).

Saint-Raphaël also offers many hiking trails along the footpath along the coast.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Transport

Events and festivities

Mimosa Festival "mimosa road" mid-February.

Jazz Festival in July.

Festivals of light in December.

Photos

Port
Port
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Beach
Beach
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City
City
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Town
Town
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Casino
Casino
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City
City
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Town
Town
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Sculpture
Sculpture
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The city
The city
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Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
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Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
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Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
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Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
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Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
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Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
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Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
Basilica of Our Lady of Victory
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Notre Lady of Victory
Notre Lady of Victory
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The Mayor
The Mayor
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City Hall
City Hall
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Beach
Beach
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Beach
Beach
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The large
The large
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Port
Port
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Port
Port
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Port
Port
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Marina Santa Lucia
Marina Santa Lucia
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Port
Port
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Port of Saint-Raphaël
Port of Saint-Raphaël
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Saint-Raphaël night
Saint-Raphaël night
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The Old Port
The Old Port
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Weather

Tuesday 30 june
Min. 20°C - Max. 22°C
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Wednesday 1 july
Min. 22°C - Max. 22°C
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Thursday 2 july
Min. 21°C - Max. 23°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Along the coasts: the coast of Greater Saint-Raphaël extends over 36 kilometers, with more than thirty different beaches: sandy, pebble, shady coastal creeks, coves and caves.

Esterel: a biological reserve in the heart of the massif.

Boating: Saint-Tropez, Port Cros island ...

Hiking: Massif de l'Esterel - Hinterland - Gorges du Verdon. The roads are passable on foot, horseback or mountain bike.

Mimosa road in February.

Jazz Festival Antibes Juan les Pins in July.

Provencal markets: seasonal night markets.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sailing trip on the French Riviera
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 90 € Saint-Raphaël
Undersea exploration and flipper tours
Sports sensations34 € Fréjus (1.6 km)
Sea trip on a 20 m galley
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 80 € Fréjus (1.6 km)
Sea bed discovery diving
Sports sensations25 € Fréjus (1.8 km)
Sea diving at the Estérel Reserve
Sports sensations15 € to 350 € Théoule-sur-Mer (15 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mimosa tree trail - gaillarde valley les issambres
HikeEasy1h20Roquebrune-sur-Argens (8.3 km)
Old millstone workshop and hill fort
HikeEasy2h00Bagnols-en-Forêt (13.7 km)
The Tanneron Ridges
HikeIntermediate4h30Tanneron (20 km)
Défens Wood and the Siagne Gorges
HikeIntermediate3h00Callian (22 km)
Siagne valley
HikeIntermediate2h30Le Tignet (25 km)

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