La Garde-Freinet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grimaud at 6 km from La Garde-Freinet

Visit La Garde-Freinet: highlights and tourist information

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La Garde-Freinet is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grimaud at 6 km and Port Grimaud at 10 km.

La Garde-Freinet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grimaud guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Port Grimaud guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gassin guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Maxime guide
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La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-east)

It is the wide choice of beaches that attracts most visitors to...

See La Croix-Valmer guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Tropez guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ramatuelle guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide


at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

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Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Lavandou guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lorgues guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost, but the...

See Draguignan guide

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Map of places to visit near La Garde-Freinet


Markets in and near La Garde-Freinet

  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (14km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (15km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (16km)
  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (16km)
  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (17km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (20km)
  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near La Garde-Freinet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (23km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (25km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (13km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (18km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (27km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (35km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (35km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (35km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (37km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (40km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (44km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (44km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (45km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (8km)
  • Mont Faron (46km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (47km)
  • Lac de Quinson (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (28km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (47km)

Geography and distances

La Garde-Freinet is in the south-east of France at 49 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: La Garde-Freinet is 693 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Garde-Freinet

Canton: Grimaud

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83680

Distance to La Garde-Freinet

from Toulon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 693 km

from Calais: 917 km

from Nice: 77 km

from Bordeaux: 588 km

from Strasbourg: 594 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 La Garde-Freinet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grimaud.

This page in French: Visiter La Garde-Freinet


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