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The surroundings and excursions at the 4-star hotel La Fossette in Le Lavandou

The beach at La Fossette, called "the smiling one", is one of the most beuatiful beaches on the Var coast.

We're there to provide you information about the monuments, walks, places, and other activities that you shouldn't miss in Le Lavandou and on the Var coast.

The Var coast is an invitation to rest and relax. In Hyères, La Crau, La-Londe-Les-Maures, Saint-Tropez, Bandol,and of course, in Le Lavandou, you'll find many outstaningly beautiful beaches and creeks. Le Lavandou, a genuine fishing village, has wonderful fine sandy beaches with the coast path for walkers, which will delight them. And in addition, you can visit unmissable tourist sites, enjoy the Provencal market days, do sporting activities, visit museums and highly-recommended shops and restaurants … .

Don't hesitate to ask us for all the information you'd like!

  • Walks near the La Fossette hotel in Le Lavandou
  • Le Lavandou and its beautiful sandy beaches

The palmtrees of the Golden Isles in Hyeres

The beach at La Fossette and its turquoise setting

You can leave from the port of Le Lavandou!

Known worldwide, the islands of Porquerolles, Port-Cros, and Le Levant are breathtakingly beautiful. Port-Cros, a listed National Park, is a land and underwater reserve with amazing fauns and flora. The isle of Le Levant, with its dense and unique vegetation, is a naturists' paradise. And then there's Porquerolles , known for its magnificent beaches such as the Silver Beach.

Magnificent aerial view of the beach at La Fossette

The Saint-Clair district The Painters' Way

On the "PAINTERS' WAY" you can walk in the footsteps of the artists who stayed in the "Saint Clair" district, by following a trail which tells you about the presence between 1892 and 1926 of several great figures in Neo-Impressionist history, such as Théo Van Rysselberghe and Henri-Edmond Cross, and writers such as André Gide and Emile Verhaeren.
The reproductions of their works are presented in showcases all along the 2.5 km trail which winds through the district, and it's possible to do the walk gently in about an hour.

The Mediterranean Garden - Domaine du Royal

This marvellous garden is owned by the Coastal Conservatory. There you can find all the Mediterranean climate plant species of the world: California, Australia, Mexico, Chile, Argentina …
In addition it protects one of the last wild shorelines of the coast. During a walk of about an hour in the company of an expert botanist, or on your own, you'll discover extraordinary plants among the arbutus, the rockroses and the myrtles of the Provencal hills.

St. Tropez

The famous seaside resort of St. Tropez overflows with treasures and authenticity.

The renowned seaside resort of St. Tropez is only 45 minutes awav along the D559 road. Its port, its superb yachts, its citadel, its Provencal market, the Annonciade museum, its picturesque little streets, its famous Place des Lices full of restaurants ... Go off and discover St Tropezwhich, behind the glitz and sparkle, overflows with treasures and authenticity...

The Fort of Brégançon in Bormes-les-Mimosas

The Fort of Brégançon in Bormes-les-Mimosas is open to the public in the summer season. This lair of brigands and pirates, on a little island, became the official residence of the Présidents of the French Republic in 1968. Make the most of your trip to Bormes-les-Mimosas to discover this old mediaeval village which has kept all its authenticity. A symbol of the Côte d'Azur

View of the Fort of Brégançon in Bormes-les-Mimosas

The Villa Théo cultural centre

The former home of the Neo-Impressionist artist, Théo Van Rysselberghe, has been transformed into an art centre. Discover the temporary exhibitions, both contemporary and classic, since it opened in 2017. For a cultural visit or for art lovers, with friends or family, take a cultural visit (open from Tuesday to Saturday in Le Lavandou).