Discover an inexhaustible number of magical places nearby and some links to touristic landmarks websites. Take a few minutes as well to read a short article about the Gulf of Saint-Tropez wonders on the photography website, Shootplanet.com of your host Marc.

Beaches
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ESCALET BEACH AND CAP TAILLAT

From the beautiful beach of Escalet (35 minutes by car), you will find access to the coastal trail with magnificent hikes to several capes. From Cape Taillat, you can continue to Cape Lardier and Gigaro Beach.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

LA FOSSETTE BEACH

The beach of La Fossette (15 minutes from Vistazur) is a beautiful sandy beach that will enchant you with its calm turquoise waters.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

CAPE LARDIER

From Gigaro Beach (20 minutes by car) you will find access to the coastal path and the protected area that offers amazing hikes to several capes (Brouis, Andati, Lardier, Taillat ...) beaches (Jovat, Brouis, Briande...)

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

CAPE CAMARAT

From the beautiful beach of Escalet (35 minutes by car), you will find access to the Littoral Trail with magnificent hikes to cape Taillat and Lardier to the west and Cape Camarat to the east. This superb hike leads to the Camarat Lighthouse with a view of Pampelonne's beaches

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

ALMANARRE BEACH AND PRESQIERS SALTFLAT

On the peninsula of Giens (40 km from Vistazur), take a walk on the salt road, with on one side the beach of Almanarre (very well known for kitesurfing) and on the other side the salt flats with colonies of beautiful pink Flamingos!

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

RAYOL BEACH

This is the closest one, 5 minutes by car in an idyllic environment and less frequented than its neighbors. You can reach it by foot in 15 minutes via a pleasant trail (20 minutes to climb back up).

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

POINTE AND BEACH OF LAYET

8 km from our villa, the Pointe du Layet, and its small beach is an amazing place, especially to watch the sunset on the red rocks and the sea! The beach is accessible by a walking trail of 5-10 minutes.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

BRÉGANÇON FORT AND BEACH

23 km from Vistazur, Brégançon fort is the French presidents’ summer house. The fort can be visited. You can as well admire it from the coastal trail or the beautiful  Brégançon beach You’ll discover as well nearby colorful fisherman old houses and Cabasson beach.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

CANADEL BEACH

One of the most beautiful beaches of the Var is 7 minutes away by car from Vistazur (free parking). It is larger than Rayol beach, with exceptional marine depths (bring goggles!)

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

PRAMOUSQUIER BEACH

Located 6km from our villa by car you can also reach it from Canadel Beach, by foot, along the green path (old railroad track, about 1km). A beautiful sand-beach, very popular and sheltered from the wind, at the foot of the famous Cap Nègre.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

ESCALET BEACH AND CAP TAILLAT

From the beautiful beach of Escalet (35 minutes by car), you will find access to the coastal trail with magnificent hikes to several capes. From Cape Taillat, you can continue to Cape Lardier and Gigaro Beach.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

LA FOSSETTE BEACH

The beach of La Fossette (15 minutes from Vistazur) is a beautiful sandy beach that will enchant you with its calm turquoise waters.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

CAPE LARDIER

From Gigaro Beach (20 minutes by car) you will find access to the coastal path and the protected area that offers amazing hikes to several capes (Brouis, Andati, Lardier, Taillat ...) beaches (Jovat, Brouis, Briande...)

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

CAPE CAMARAT

From the beautiful beach of Escalet (35 minutes by car), you will find access to the Littoral Trail with magnificent hikes to cape Taillat and Lardier to the west and Cape Camarat to the east. This superb hike leads to the Camarat Lighthouse with a view of Pampelonne's beaches

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

ALMANARRE BEACH AND PRESQIERS SALTFLAT

On the peninsula of Giens (40 km from Vistazur), take a walk on the salt road, with on one side the beach of Almanarre (very well known for kitesurfing) and on the other side the salt flats with colonies of beautiful pink Flamingos!

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

RAYOL BEACH

This is the closest one, 5 minutes by car in an idyllic environment and less frequented than its neighbors. You can reach it by foot in 15 minutes via a pleasant trail (20 minutes to climb back up).

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

POINTE AND BEACH OF LAYET

8 km from our villa, the Pointe du Layet, and its small beach is an amazing place, especially to watch the sunset on the red rocks and the sea! The beach is accessible by a walking trail of 5-10 minutes.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

BRÉGANÇON FORT AND BEACH

23 km from Vistazur, Brégançon fort is the French presidents’ summer house. The fort can be visited. You can as well admire it from the coastal trail or the beautiful  Brégançon beach You’ll discover as well nearby colorful fisherman old houses and Cabasson beach.

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

CANADEL BEACH

One of the most beautiful beaches of the Var is 7 minutes away by car from Vistazur (free parking). It is larger than Rayol beach, with exceptional marine depths (bring goggles!)

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

PRAMOUSQUIER BEACH

Located 6km from our villa by car you can also reach it from Canadel Beach, by foot, along the green path (old railroad track, about 1km). A beautiful sand-beach, very popular and sheltered from the wind, at the foot of the famous Cap Nègre.

Rayol and Islands
Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

CORNICHE DES MAURES HIKE & BONPORTEAU BEACH

Nearby our Villa you can do fantastic hikes on the “Corniche des Maures” natural area, starting from “Villa Foncin” toward the beautiful Bonporteau Beach near Cavalaire. The view over the Mediterranean Sea is simply breathtaking!

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

THE ILES D’OR (« GOLDEN ISLANDS »)

In front of our villa, the Port-Cros Isla, Levant, and Porquerolles Islands are magical excursion destinations. You can visit them for a day with one of the many ferries from Cavalaire (9km from our villa) or from Lavandou (13km). Biking, walking, exploring the marine depths, or simply relaxing on the paradisiac beaches, up to you!

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

PELAGOS MARIN SANCTUARY

In front of our villa, the Pélagos sanctuary is a protected maritime space of 87 500 km2. Boat excursions to see the dolphins, sperm whales, marine birds, marine turtles, etc. are organized from Cavalaire (9 km from our villa) or from Lavandou (13 km).

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

THE DOMAINE DU RAYOL

At the foot of our villa and in front of the sea and the Îles d'Or ("Golden Islands"), this natural 30-hectare space invites you to explore the gardens and green spaces of the world, from South Africa to California, Australia, Chile, etc. Aquatic strolls to discovers the marine depths with a mask and tuba are also organized during the summer!

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HIKES

Many hiking trails are available to you in front of the sea, on the crests over the Mediterranean, or in the massif de Maures. Some hikes can be reached right from the front of our villa!

Villages
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SAINT-TROPEZ

26 km from our villa, Saint-Tropez is a city known globally for its many artists, its « jet set » side, its beaches, and its nightlife. You can wander its touristic streets or its docked, where you’ll see magnificent yacht.

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CAVALAIRE-SUR-MER

10 min drive from Vistazur, Cavalaire-Sur-Mer is the nearest town. This small seaside town is very lively with its beaches, shops and offers a wide range of restaurants, bars, etc. around the marina, for an excellent vacation evening!

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GASSIN

18km from Vistazur, a magnificent medieval village, perched on the heights and in the middle of the vineyard, with an exceptional panorama on the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and the massif des Maures. After having explored its beautiful alleys, you can eat in one of its many restaurants with shaded terraces.

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PORT- GRIMAUD

Port Grimaud lake city, with its beautiful colorful house and boats, is a fantastic place to walk around, nearby Sant-Tropez. Many restaurants and shops are available to make this a great visit.

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RAMATUELLE

21km from Vistazur, this provincial medieval village is known for its narrow alleys and floral houses. Numerous festivals are held there during the summer (as well as a provincial market). You’ll have an amazing view of Saint-Tropez gulf and Pampelonne, beach.

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GRIMAUD

25km from Vistazur, this medieval village, perched in the heights amongst oak and chestnut trees, overlooks the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. A superb Provencal village that is worth the detour!

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THE LAVANDOU

14km from Vistazur, the Lavandou has a lot to offer beyond its beaches: a preserved heritage, numerous scrolls, and excursions, nearby vineyards to visit, and many other things!

Sunset on golden islands near Vistazur villa

BORMES LES MIMOSAS

18km from our villa, this Provencal, medieval village is amazing and very well-preserved. You’ll enjoy a stroll in its narrow alleys, its small shops, and the beautiful greenery of its square, « Poulid Cantoun”.