Grimaud tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the many gardens and flowers in the village

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

Attractions in Grimaud

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along the waterfront, is mostly quite new and very beautifully maintained: Port Grimaud

Tourist classifications for Grimaud include "recommended detour".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gassin at 7 km and La Croix-Valmer at 8 km.

Grimaud, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Port Grimaud guide


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

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

See Gassin guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Croix-Valmer guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Tropez guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ramatuelle guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Maxime guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction south)

The focus at family-friendly Cavalaire-sur-Mer is firmly on the beach and related activities...

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide


at 19 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
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Lavandou guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide


at 22 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 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Frejus guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Raphael guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical of Provencal...

See Lorgues guide

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Markets in and near Grimaud

  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (8km)
  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (9km)
  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (19km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (21km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (22km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (22km)

More information about Grimaud, Provence

Tourist attractions near Grimaud, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (25km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (25km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (26km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (7km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (14km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (28km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (36km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (36km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (36km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (38km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (44km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (45km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (47km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (47km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (12km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (28km)

Geography and distances

Grimaud is in the south-east of France at 51 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Grimaud is 699 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grimaud

Canton: Grimaud

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83310

Distance to Grimaud

from Toulon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 699 km

from Calais: 924 km

from Nice: 77 km

from Bordeaux: 593 km

from Strasbourg: 598 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 Grimaud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cogolin, Gassin and La Garde-Freinet.

This page in French: Visiter Grimaud