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Tourism in the area

Saint-Raphaël

Popular beach resort on the French Riviera

Saint-Raphaël sets on the extreme hills of the Esterel massif and is popular for its sheltered beach and the lively coast, scattered with shops and restaurants. Besides the town centre beaches, various bays and creeks can be found in the area of Saint-Raphaël, hollowed out in the red rocks of the Esterel massif.

   

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Exploring the Var

Visit the best spots of the Var and the French Riviera

La Baume - La Palmeraie is ideally located to explore the Var, whether you choose to visit the famous towns of the French Riviera, like Saint-Tropez, Cannes or Saint-Raphaël, or the sloping hinterland of the Var, boasting lovely medieval towns like Tourtour and Fayence. Also visit these villages during market days and enjoy the great specialities from the Provence. The incidence of light and the colours of the French Riviera has always attracted painters, as you can see in the museums and art galleries of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Nice and Saint-Tropez.