La Garde Freinet

Departement of Var - Population : 9,000 inh.

puce South of route N7 between Luc en Provence (20km.) and et St. Tropez (25km.).
La Garde Freinet, terrace

This forest town is situated in the center of the Massif des Maures.

In an exceptional site the city is reached by picturesque roads winding through forests of cork oaks and chestnut groves, La Garde Freinet is the gateway to the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.

La Garde Freinet, typical stone Facade


Fortified since 11th c., the village has preserved its character with its field stone houses, the old fashioned street names, and the village square surrounded by restaurants.

There are also many little hamlets outside: Mourre, Cour, and Val d'Aubert to name a few...


La Garde Freinet - Restaurant
From the top of the old Fort Freinet (450m.), which towers over the Mediterranean basin, one can enjoy the panoramic view of the hills of Miremar, the plains of St. Clement, and the valley of Argens all the way to the Alps.

Le Garde Freinet is well known for its chestnuts and its chestnut cream.


La Garde Freinet, fountain


One should also see the art galeries belonging to the village artists.

Many artists and writers have fallen under the charm of La Garde Freinet and have made it their home




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puce What to see:

The 1789 Church. The clock tower.
Fort Freinet.
Musée de la Colombophilie (carrier pigeon museum).

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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking (GR9 + GR51).
Mountain biking. Marked footpaths.
Cyclo-tourism.


Bed and breakfast

puceLa Garde Freinet (Golfe St Tropez) - Saint Tropez : 15km
Bastide Selva
Bed and breakfast. 5 charming guest rooms in a large Provencal house. Each with personalized decoration, separate entrance, private bathroom & terrace. Pool. Large park. Table d'hôtes. Wifi. 15km from the sea
Swimming poolRestaurant or mealsWiFi or Internet accessParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsOpen all year round
Locate on the map of La Garde Freinet
130 € - 200 €

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puceLa Garde Freinet (Golfe St Tropez) - Saint Tropez : 15km
Villa Fontane
3 charming guest rooms in a quiet villa, surrounded by nature, 15 km from St Tropez with park, heated pool, shaded terrace, electric bikes. Comfy beds. Meals and picnic baskets on request
Swimming poolRestaurant or mealsWiFi or Internet accessParking or garage
Locate on the map of La Garde Freinet
87 € - 130 €

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Holiday rentals

puceLa Garde Freinet (Golfe St Tropez) - Saint Tropez : 20km
Bastide Selva
Beautifull flat 2/4 pers with terrace, lounge, fitted kitchen, double bedroom with warm colors. Direct access to the pool and large park.
Table d'hôtes on request. Wifi
Swimming poolRestaurantWifi or Internet accessParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsOpen all year round
Locate on the map of La Garde Freinet
1000 € - 1400 €

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puce Accommodation:

Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.
Campsite.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Grimaud (9 km), Plan de la Tour (11 km) and Les Mayons (14 km).

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La Garde Freinet, church La Garde Freinet, door La Garde Freinet, houses

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