Hyeres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hyeres: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a castle as well as a charming 19th century quarter in the town

Important note

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

Hyeres is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Hyeres is 701 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Hyeres

The Iles de Hyeres, off the Riviera coast, are perhaps the most beautiful coastal islands anywhere in France: Iles d'Hyeres

The Presqu'ile de Giens is a peninsula with beaches, a nature reserve, pretty coastline and small ports to explore: Presqu'ile de Giens

Tourist classifications for Hyeres include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Iles d'Hyeres at 15 km and Toulon at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hyeres, 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 Hyeres 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 Hyeres

Markets in and near Hyeres

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

  • Hyeres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Carqueiranne: market Thursday (6km)
  • La Crau: market Wednesday (6km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (9km)
  • Le Pradet: market Friday (9km)
  • La Garde: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)

More information about Hyeres, Provence

Tourist attractions near Hyeres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Olbius Riquier (0km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (0km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (0km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (3km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (9km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (12km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (12km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (28km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (29km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (39km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Faron (15km)
  • Cap Sicié (21km)
  • Cap Sicié (21km)
  • Massif des Maures (27km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (38km)
  • Parc du Mugel (43km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (16km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hyeres

Canton: Hyères

Arrondissement: Toulon

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83400

Distance to Hyeres

from Toulon (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 701 km

from Calais: 928 km

from Nice: 112 km

from Bordeaux: 569 km

from Strasbourg: 620 km

Getting here

Hyeres 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 Hyeres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carqueiranne and La Crau.

This page in French: Visiter Hyeres