Hyeres tourism and travel guide

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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

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

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*".

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Iles d\'Hyeres at 15 km and Toulon at 16 km.

Hyeres, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Presqu\'ile de Giens

Presqu'ile de Giens

at 10 km (direction south)

The Presqu'ile de Giens is a peninsula with beaches, a nature reserve, pretty coastline...

See Presqu'ile de Giens guide
Iles d\'Hyeres

Iles d'Hyeres

Island at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Iles d'Hyeres guide


at 16 km (direction west)

A town with its focus firmly to the sea, Toulon is the base for...

See Toulon guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Le Lavandou guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west)

The historic boats and the palm trees around the pretty harbour are the highlight...

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west)

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town and the vineyards nearby all...

See Bandol guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west)

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the pleasant town make Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Grimaud guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east-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 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gassin guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Port Grimaud guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ramatuelle guide

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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

What to do at Hyeres? 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

  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (0km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (0km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (0km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (3km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (9km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (12km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (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)
  • 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

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

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

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