Le Lavandou

The Var Departement - Pop.: 5,219 inh.

puce On the coastal road (D559), between Hyeres (22 km) and Cavalaire (20 km).

Le Lavandou, the castle Le Lavandou is located at the foot of the Massif des Maures, by the sea between Toulon and St Tropez. Enjoying the famous mild and dry climate of the Var with nearly 300 days of sunshine a year, the Lavandou bay extends in a green setting over more than 12km along the Mediterranean.

Formerly a small fishing port, Le Lavandou is today an important tourist destination with a vast marina and fishing port wonderfully situated opposite the Iles d'Or : Le Levant island and Port Cros island.

Le Lavandou, main beach

With no less than 12 beaches, 12 real jewels of fine sand carefully maintained and supervised, Le Lavandou is one of the most famous seaside resorts in the Var.

Vast sandy beaches, small intact and wild coves, are available to you in complete safety. Steep, family, sports ... you can test them one by one before choosing your favorite.


Le Lavandou, beach
They each have a name: Anglade, Grande Plage, Saint-Clair beach, Fossette beach, Aiguebelle beach, Elephant beach, Jean-Blanc beach, Rossignol beach, Layet, Cavalière beach, Cap Negre beach, Pramousquier beach.

A paradise for divers, the quality of its water, its seabed and beaches have been awarded several labels:Pavillon Bleu (Blue Flag, beach, port and water quality), Starfish Pavilion (Qualimer, seawater quality), Pelagos (marine mammal sanctuary).

Le Lavandou, marina
From the port of Lavandou, you can take one of the many daily shuttles to reach the magnificent Ile de Porquerolles, Iles du Levant or Ile de Port Cros.

Boat trips are also offered to discover the Var coastline on the sea side up to Fort de Bregançon in Bormes (summer residence of the President of the Republic) or to Saint Tropez.


Le Lavandou, start of the coastal path

You will see the dream villas which follow one another on estates overlooking the sea, with luxury boats at anchor.

A superb walk by the sea is to be done by the coastal path, it is 3 km of happiness from the Port of Lavandou (departure on the right of the tunnel), passing by Saint Clair and La Fossette.


Le Lavandou, tourist office

Inland, a pretty 6km walking circuit that starts from Lavandou is marked up to the old village of Bormes: the Saint-François path, (marked in red).

The Lavandou territory has nothing to do with the former small fishing village it once was.



Le Lavandou, modern buildings

It is divided into 5 major districts located along its bay: Saint Clair, La Fossette, Aiguebelle, Cavaliere and Pramousquier.

Despite the summer crowds, all the tourist accommodation and the many recent constructions that have modified this part of the Var coast, Le Lavandou remains a privileged site.




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puce What to see:

St Louis Church.
Saint Clair Chapel. Chapel of Our Lady of the Annunciation.
Villa Theo Art Center: former home of the neo-impressionist painter Theo Van Rysselberghe.
Many gardens in the city.
The beautiful "Chateau" remains completed in 1881 which houses the tourist office, quai Gabriel Peri.
Market on Thursday morning.

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puce Leisure activities:

Beach sports, water sports.
Excursions, sport fishing.
Water park, tennis.
Summer entertainment, night clubs.
Corso flowered with mimosa in March.
Cyclo-tourism.

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Bed and breakfast

puceLe Lavandou (Hyères - Lavandou) -
Villa Castelmau
2 bed and breakfast spacious & comfortable with separate entrance
Nestling near the Maures hills, very quiet
Jacuzzi - Panoramic view - 900m from the Sea
Close to the sea or a lakeWiFi or Internet accessParking or garageGolf nearbySpa / JacuzziOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Le Lavandou
110 € - 150 €

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Holiday rentals

puceLe Lavandou (Hyères - Lavandou) -
Résidence Le SELOV
In a privileged setting 400 meters from Pramousquier beach
apartments and studios up to 5 persons with sea view
terrace or garden in a 3*** residence
Close to the sea or a lakeWifi or Internet accessParking or garageOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Le Lavandou
260 € - 700 €

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puceLe Lavandou (Hyères - Lavandou) - Toulon : 30 km - St Tropez 40km
L’Anse De Pramousquier
Pierre & Vacances Residence leads directly to the sea and a sandy beach
Apartments 2 to 7 persons with balcony or terrace with furniture. 1.5ha park with children’s playground, solarium, bar, wifi
Close to the sea or a lakeWifi or Internet accessParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsTennis court
Locate on the map of Le Lavandou
366 € - 2060 €

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Campsites

puceLe Lavandou (Hyères - Lavandou) - Hyères : 20 km
Camping Saint Pons
Campsite next to the village, the port & 800 m from a sandy beach
Piches & mobil homes rentals set in trees and flowers 2 ha park
Easy walking distance from centre & shops
Close to the sea or a lakeCottages - mobile homes rentingCamping cars welcomeAccess for disabled
Locate on the map of Le Lavandou
155 Plots/26 Cottages or mobile homes

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Bormes les Mimosas (5 km), La Londe les Maures (12 km) and Cavalaire (20 km).

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