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Le Lavandou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Lavandou: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Le Lavandou is a quiet resort on the Cote d'Azur with several beaches close by

Le Lavandou 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 Le Lavandou. For detailed visitor information see the Le Lavandou travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cavalaire-sur-Mer at 13 km and La Croix-Valmer at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Lavandou, 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 Le Lavandou in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

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

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

See La Croix-Valmer guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more...

See Grimaud guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gassin guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Hyeres guide
Iles d'Hyeres

Iles d'Hyeres

Island at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Iles d'Hyeres guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ramatuelle guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Port Grimaud guide
Presqu'ile de Giens

Presqu'ile de Giens

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Presqu'ile de Giens guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as its very famous harbour, town centre and...

See Saint-Tropez guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Maxime guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Toulon guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Lavandou


Markets in and near Le Lavandou

Market days in Le Lavandou: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (0km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (11km)
  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (14km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (17km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Hyeres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (21km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (21km)

Hotels near Le Lavandou

More information about Le Lavandou, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Lavandou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (37km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (44km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du Rayol (9km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (12km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (20km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (20km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (20km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (20km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (21km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (32km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (32km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (16km)
  • Mont Faron (35km)
  • Cap Sicié (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (36km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (48km)

Geography and distances

Le Lavandou is in the south-east of France at 36 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Le Lavandou is 708 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Lavandou

Canton: Collobrières

Arrondissement: Toulon

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83980

Distance to Le Lavandou

from Toulon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 708 km

from Calais: 933 km

from Nice: 96 km

from Bordeaux: 587 km

from Strasbourg: 615 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 Le Lavandou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bormes-les-Mimosas and Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Le Lavandou

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