Cavalaire-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The focus at family-friendly Cavalaire-sur-Mer is firmly on the beach and related activities

Cavalaire-sur-Mer is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Cavalaire-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Cavalaire-sur-Mer travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cavalaire-sur-Mer in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gassin at 7 km and Ramatuelle at 7 km.

Cavalaire-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 4 km (direction north-east)

It is the wide choice of beaches that attracts most visitors to La Croix-Valmer...

See La Croix-Valmer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-east)

Gassin, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is high on a hill...

See Gassin guide


at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

A small village just a short distance inland from Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle can become rather...

See Ramatuelle guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the many gardens...

See Grimaud guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along the waterfront, is mostly...

See Port Grimaud guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction north-east)

As well as its very famous harbour, town centre and beach Saint-Tropez also has...

See Saint-Tropez guide
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Lavandou is a quiet resort on the Cote d'Azur with several beaches close...

See Le Lavandou guide


at 16 km (direction west)

The lovely historic centre of Bormes-le-Mimosas overflows with plants and flowers...

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction north-east)

Sainte-Maxime has a small town to explore, but it is as a popular family...

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at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

Roquebrune-sur-Argens combines a traditional Provencal village, a beach resort...and a great chocolate shop!...

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical town...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

Among other historic sites, the town of Frejus has one of the best ancient...

See Frejus guide
Iles d\'Hyeres

Iles d'Hyeres

Island at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

The Iles de Hyeres, off the Riviera coast, are perhaps the most beautiful coastal...

See Iles d'Hyeres guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction north-east)

The clean and popular resort of Saint-Raphael is one of our favourites along this...

See Saint-Raphael guide

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Markets in and near Cavalaire-sur-Mer

Market days in Cavalaire-sur-Mer: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (0km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (4km)
  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (8km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (14km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (25km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (30km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Cavalaire-sur-Mer, France

What to do at Cavalaire-sur-Mer? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cavalaire-sur-Mer.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (32km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (33km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (33km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du Rayol (5km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (7km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (25km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (33km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (33km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (33km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (35km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (45km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (45km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (37km)

Geography and distances

Cavalaire-sur-Mer is in the south-east of France at 50 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Cavalaire-sur-Mer is 709 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cavalaire-sur-Mer

Canton: Saint-Tropez

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83240

Distance to Cavalaire-sur-Mer

from Toulon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 709 km

from Calais: 933 km

from Nice: 83 km

from Bordeaux: 598 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Cavalaire-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gassin, La Croix-Valmer and La Mole.

This page in French: Visiter Cavalaire-sur-Mer