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La Garde tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Garde in Var

Photo is of Toulon at 6 km from La Garde

Visit La Garde: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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

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

Toulon

Toulon

at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Toulon guide
Hyeres

Hyeres

at 10 km (direction east)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and...

See Hyeres guide
Presqu'ile de Giens

Presqu'ile de Giens

at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Presqu'ile de Giens guide
Sanary-sur-Mer

Sanary-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide
 
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Bandol

Bandol

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west)

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town...

See Bandol guide
Iles d'Hyeres

Iles d'Hyeres

Island at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The Iles de Hyeres, off the Riviera coast, are...

See Iles d'Hyeres guide
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer

Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide
Bormes-les-Mimosas

Bormes-les-Mimosas

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Le Lavandou guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 33 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The attractive harbour and numerous chapels in the old town are...

See La Ciotat guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 37 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Route des Cretes between Cassis and La Ciotat is...

See Route des Cretes guide
Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide
Cassis

Cassis

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The harbour area of Cassis, its beach and proximity to the...

See Cassis guide
Aubagne

Aubagne

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The small market town of Aubagne is best known...

See Aubagne guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near La Garde

 
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Markets in and near La Garde

Market days in La Garde: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday & Friday;

  • La Garde: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Le Pradet: market Friday (2km)
  • La Crau: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Carqueiranne: market Thursday (6km)
  • Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer: market Saturday (9km)
  • Hyeres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (14km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (18km)

Hotels near La Garde

More information about La Garde, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Garde, France

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

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Baudouvin (3km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (3km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (10km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (10km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (10km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (10km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (18km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (24km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (33km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Faron (5km)
  • Cap Sicié (12km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (30km)
  • Parc du Mugel (33km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (34km)
  • Massif des Maures (35km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (38km)
  • Cap Canaille (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (6km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Garde is in the south-east of France at 6 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: La Garde is 697 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Garde

Canton: Garde

Arrondissement: Toulon

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83130

Distance to La Garde

from Toulon (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 697 km

from Calais: 925 km

from Nice: 120 km

from Bordeaux: 560 km

from Strasbourg: 622 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 from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carqueiranne, La Crau, La Farlede, La Valette-du-Var and Le Pradet.

This page in French: Visiter La Garde

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