La Garde-Freinet tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Garde-Freinet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grimaud at 6 km and Port Grimaud at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Garde-Freinet, 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 La Garde-Freinet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

 
 

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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)

More information about La Garde-Freinet, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Garde-Freinet, France

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)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (35km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (35km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (35km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (37km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (40km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (44km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (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

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

La Garde-Freinet 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 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