La Garde tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Toulon at 6 km from La Garde

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Toulon at 6 km and Hyeres at 10 km.

La Garde, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Toulon guide


at 10 km (direction east)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a castle as...

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 reserve,...

See Presqu'ile de Giens guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide
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Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west)

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

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 perhaps the most...

See Iles d'Hyeres guide


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

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

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


at 27 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 29 km (direction east)

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

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 the...

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 a beautiful...

See Route des Cretes guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


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 Calanques...

See Cassis guide


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

The small market town of Aubagne is best known for its association...

See Aubagne guide

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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)

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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)

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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