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Fréjus

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Fréjus - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var
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City of Art and History, Fréjus has preserved a large number of monuments from its past. The town possesses an important historic and architectural heritage, with Roman remains: amphitheatre, aqueduct, theatre, and the Groupe Episcopal buildings. The latter, situated in the old town, comprises a cathedral (11th century), baptistery, cloister and episcopal palace. The baptistery, which dates from the 5th century, is one of the oldest in France. In the cloister, the archaeological museum contains objects excavated in Fréjus.

Port Fréjus marina and the fine sand beach at the end of Fréjus-Plage make the town a popular seaside resort.

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Fréjus

"Fréjus, the Mediterranean"...

At the heart of a single Gulf and protected, Fréjus offer all year a special environment and unique of rest and relaxation activities, "short cuts" as the Route of scents and perfumes, biking tours on foot or on horseback among the thick forests, like the Esterel polychrome landscapes.

All nautical pleasures to share Fréjus (bathing in sea water, fishing, coastal shipping in the coves, scuba diving, water skiing, surfing windsurfing, kayaking, kitesurfing, sailing...), without forgetting the Provencal getaways, walks in the picturesque narrow streets, gourmet routes (truffle, honey, olive oil, wine "and Castles of Fréjus" AOC Fréjus).

Fréjus was the first naval base in the Mediterranean Roman, a thriving city full of emotions and stories.

Today is a city of art and culture, a varied holiday destination, pleasant, subtle you'll discover.

Many local festivals such as the feast of bravado on the third Sunday after Easter, are proposed to Fréjus.

Things to see and do

Fréjus, labeled "City of Art and History," has an ancient heritage, Roman and medieval, which is a prestigious setting. Amphitheater, aqueduct, Roman Theater, Archeological Museum, Chapel Cocteau. The episcopal city includes the cloister, the Baptistery, the Cathedral, and is listed on the "Route of the High Places Var."

Discover the heritage of Fréjus, accompanied by a guide, information at the Tourist Office on +33 4 94 51 83 83.

The Circuit of Art in Fréjus Trades revives a tradition that died out in the eighteenth century and originated in pharmacies potters installed inside the ancient city itself. A member of "City and Trades of Art", the City of Fréjus promotes the installation of artists present workshops throughout the year and invites over this circuit, a discovery gestures secular but constantly renewed.

Places of interest

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Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Throughout the year, Fréjus offers events and demonstrations.

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Fréjus sea views
Fréjus sea views
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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overall Fréjus View
overall Fréjus View
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Fréjus The Roman aqueduct
Fréjus The Roman aqueduct
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Nature Walk Base Francois Leotard
Nature Walk Base Francois Leotard
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Fréjus Wearing
Fréjus Wearing
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Fréjus (© Frantz)
Fréjus (© Frantz)
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Festival bravado
Festival bravado
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Feast of bravado
Feast of bravado
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