Frejus tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Among other historic sites, the town of Frejus has one of the best ancient baptisteries in France

Frejus 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 Frejus. For detailed visitor information see the Frejus travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Frejus include "national monument", "town of art and history" and "zoo or wildlife park". It is unusual for a town to have 3 awards, which indicates how important Frejus is as a tourist destination!

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Roquebrune-sur-Argens at 9 km and Agay at 9 km.

Frejus, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Raphael guide


at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 9 km (direction east)

Agay is a very small Riviera resort to the south of the...

See Agay guide
Massif de l'Esterel

Massif de l'Esterel

at 10 km (direction north-east)

The Massif d'Esterel is a substantial region of countryside on the riviera...

See Massif de l'Esterel guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

Bagnols-en-Foret is a pleasant town close to the popular Gorges of the...

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sainte-Maxime guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The resort at Theoule-sur-Mer is on the coast near Cannes, and is...

See Theoule-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Tropez guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying the leisure...

See Tanneron guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with some time at...

See Montauroux guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

You might lose all sense of orientation in the winding streets of...

See Callian guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 21 km (direction west)

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages in...

See Tourrettes guide

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Markets in and near Frejus

Market days in Frejus: weekly market: Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday;

  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (3km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (8km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (21km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Frejus, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (37km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (0km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (3km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (25km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de la Napoule (19km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (26km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (30km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (35km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (37km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (47km)
  • Jardin botanique (52km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (26km)
  • Massif des Maures (33km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (48km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (54km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (47km)

Geography and distances

Frejus is in the south-east of France at 74 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Frejus is 691 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Frejus

Canton: Fréjus

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83600

Distance to Frejus

from Toulon (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 691 km

from Calais: 913 km

from Nice: 52 km

from Bordeaux: 604 km

from Strasbourg: 578 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 Frejus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Puget-sur-Argens and Saint-Raphael.

This page in French: Visiter Frejus