Frejus tourism and travel guide

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Visit Frejus: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

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

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!

Popular places to visit nearby include Roquebrune-sur-Argens at 9 km and Agay at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Frejus, France: places to visit and attractions

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.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Frejus

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)

More information about Frejus, Provence

Tourist attractions near Frejus, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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

  • Verdon (57km)

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

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

Frejus is in the south-east of France. 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