The smells of Provence !

Stroll in Provence markets where fruits and vegetables smells the sun, where our accent sings and gives you a smile. Come back to the 4 * Clos Ste Thérèse with all the indgredients for cooking a delicious ratatouille, a fresh grilled fish and a baguette who will accompany the cheese of our local producers. Don’t forget tapenade and rosé of Bandol AOC to start the meal with a typical aperetif in front of the sea from your rental or your pitch.

A must for your stay in the Var,the Sanary-Sur-Mer market, the most famous and deemed (at only 8km from the campsite). It was elected “most beautiful market of France” by Jean Pierre Pernaut.

For the most athletic, exceptional hikes should be discovered on the Sentier du Littoral (the coastal path) : the creek of Port d’Alon, La Galère or the famous calanques of Cassis.

In Castellet, F1 fans will be happy to visit the Paul Ricard circuit.where the greatest pilots made their cars vibrates.




The calanque of La Galère, also named Le sous-marin (the submarine) in reference to its rock in the shape of a submarine. This creeks is situed between Bandol and the calanque of Port d’Alon : A little corner of paradize at 45 minute hike from the campsite. This is a nice place for bathing and relaxing. You also will be surprised by the amazing view on the littoral. Enjoy clear water and discover marine fauna and flora. A cove not to be missed during your Provencal holidays.


At only 3.5 km from the 4 stars Clos Ste Thérèse campsite , between Bandol and the port of la Madrague, the small creek of Port d’Alon is a real jewel . Shadowy with pine trees, this calanque will delight the nature lovers and will please bathers. There are a lot of rocks where you can bask in the sun.


The wonderful calanques of Cassis. A beautiful seaside station at the foot of an impressive cliff (Cap Canaille). La route des crêtes, It’s a road who links Cassis to La Ciotat along the cliffs of Soubeyranes, the highter of Europe.It overlook the sea and offer an exceptional panorama. Cassis is famous for its huge creeks which run along the sea to Marseille.The Calanques National Park offers a lor of various hikes : From the easiest to the most athletic, 160 km of marked path. You can also discover the Calanques of Cassis by the sea, you will spend an unforgettable moment with the boat Atlandite.



After sailing  along the coasts of Var and Bouches du Rhône, you will venture into each of the creeks, real natural harbors known since antiquity to offer the Romans safe shelters. The boardwalks inside this beautiful national park are comment by the captain.


Marseille is famous for its huge creeks which run along the sea to Cassis. Considered by the climber like an incontournable site, calanques offer all kind of hike : from the easiest to the most athletic, 160 km of marked path inside the Calanques National Park. Don’t forget to visit the unmissable creek of Sugiton (1 hour hike to go from Luminy, you can park your car at the car parks of the university).



This beach is located less than 4.5km from the Clos Ste Thérèse campsite. Saint-Cyr-Sur-Mer has a long and large sandy beach of 2km. Les lecques is the ideal beach for all the family, the water isn’t deep,You can walk on “La promenade rose” where there a lot of bars, restaurants,and shops where you should taste an ice cream. Children will be happy with the area intended for them. The beach has a vollyball field, a petanque court and you have the possiblity of try a lot of different aquatic and nautical activities.


The sandy beach La Madrague is the most accomodate for children : a special area for children, supervised during the summer season. This beatch has a lot of possibility for try nautical activities. La Madrague has an exceptionnal panorama on the gulf.


Would you like to visit Bandol and its beaches ? The bay of Bandol has a lot of sandy beaches and pebble beaches : Plage du Casino, Plage Central, Renecros, Plage d’Eden Roc, plage du Capelan, Plage de L’Anglaise. The  beach La plage des Engaviers of  Bandol is the wildest of the seaside ressort, in front of L’île Rousse.



La Plage Dorée is located on Route de Bandol , at 5km from Clos Ste Thérèse campsite. La Plage Dorée is situed alongside the beach Le Lido. Both of these beaches formed the biggest of Sanary-sur-Mer. La Plage Dorée has a restaurant and you have the possibility of renting a deckchair. Sanary-sur-Mer has a lot of sandy or pebble beaches : The beach Portissol, the beach La Baie de Cousse, the beach La Gorguette, La plage du Levant or Le Littoral Préservé, spreading on 8km, where there are amazing preserved scenary.



The trail Le Sentier du Littoral (coastal footpath) begins at the port of La Madrague in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer. It goes to the creek Port d’Alon and ends to Bandol. You will discover the most beautiful sand beach of the Var and a magnificient panorama with magical daylight. You have the choice to do all the trail from Bandol to Saint-cyr-sur-mer (5h walk) or do the half from Bandol to Port d’Alon or from Port d’Alon to La Madrague (2H30 walk)


It’s one of the most surprising place of Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer : You have an amazing panorama of the sandy beach Les Lecques. The Mistral wind brings the sand from the littoral and you will climb a sandy hill. It’s a easy trail of 45min walk.


Le sentier des vignes is an easy trail in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer surrounded by vineyards. You are going to discover La Bastide de la Narlette, the Bandol vineyard, olive trees and all the mediteranean flora : from the agricultural heritage, built or natural to the discover of mediterranean landscapes, you will be astonished about this atypical trail. You need 1 hour hike for do this 4km.



Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer is a lovely village close to the sea. Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer has amazing landscape with its beaches, trails, creek of Port d’Alon. Don’t froget to visit the new port of Les Lecques and the little port La Madrague, a mediterreanean leisure port, with bars, restaurants and shops.


The bay of Bandol is the natural jewellery of this provincial village , which has been able to conserve its authenticity , its charm, with its  light , its colours, its smells of Provence, its local food and way of life. Its sandy, pebbles and creek beaches. Don’t forget to taste the famous Bandol wine (to be consumed with moderation).


Sanary-sur-Mer, authentic shipping port , located in Provence, between Marseille and Toulon, welcomes you in summer as in winter with its provincial traditions and softness of life. And its magnificent and immense artisanal night market every night in July and August. Idea for a family : you can visit the little Zoo in Sanary-sur-Mer.


La Cadière D’Azur is a Provincial village, located on a hill, in front of the village Le Castellet. It’s an authentic village with flowery roads and full of history. Surronded by pines forest and the famous Bandol vineyard.


Le Castellet, a lovely medieval village surronded by plains and wineyard hills. Le Castellet is well-known for the artisanal activities (weaving, pottery, painting, copperworks,…). Le Castellet is also famous for its circuit Paul Ricard where a lot of big competition take place.

At the circuit Paul Ricard at Le Castellet, les amateurs de F1 seront aux anges de pouvoir faire une visite au mythique circuit Paul Ricard où les plus grands pilotes ont fait vibrer leur bolides.


Cassis is a lovely fishing Mediterranean port. Overhang by a old caste , the city is well-known for its pebbles and its creeks with its limestone steep cliffs. The port is embellished by buildings in pastel colors, by cafés, and restaurants. The Cassis  local vineyards are well-known for the production of white wine.


On the Provençale coast, Six-Fours-les-Plages is a sportif and seaside destination. You should visit Le Brusc, a little typical fishing port and L’île du Gaou, located alongside Le Brusc and in front of L’île des Embiez. It’s a lovely place with very intimate creeks. You should hike on the trail for go on the peak Notre-Dmae-du-Mai (1h hike, 2.4km). The 360° is one of the most beautiful of La Côte d’Azur. You should do this trip very early in the morning or for the sunrise where the light of the sun on the mountains are amazing.


Between Saint Cyr sur mer and Cassis, La Ciotat is a city to explore. Visit l’île verte, the beautiful cliff of Figuerolle, the Mugel Park and don’t miss the amazing road : La route des Crêtes. La route des Crêtes is situed on the cliff the Cap Canaille from Cassis to La Ciotat. On the road, you will find a lot of little car parks for walk and enjoy wonderful see view. This road is close when there is wind.


Vallon des Auffes: A small Mediterranean traditional and typical fishing port, picturesque in Marseille.

Les Goudes : A rocky decor which is abrupt, immense and worn away, with sparse vegetation, but with a truly splendid deep sea for them and for the visitors, numerous restaurants and bars dress their tables with the shade from a parasol. Starting point for hikers, almost 145 km of trails are marked out in an area of savage beauty .

Callelongue : Tiny fjord situated at the edge of the world, Callelongue is the most set back port of Marseille and the starting point for long walks on the rocky inlets, hiding the little ports of Sormiou and Morgiou.

Notre Dame de la Garde: After having gone up to Notre Dame de la Garde, patron of sailors,ôrising 162m above sea level, you can visit l’Estaque via the roads of C zanne or la Treille at the foot of the Pagnol columns.

Chateau d’If : From here , the castle housed numerous prisoners, real and imaginary.

Other visits at Marseille
Le quartier du vieux panier, le vieux port, l’abbaye de St Victor, la magnifique corniche de la pointe rouge, etc…


The beauty of the site and historical wealth of the monuments make this park a classic weekend with the family. Right from the entrance to the park, we can see the ruins of an old paper factory, irrigated by the canal. Higher up, in a meadow on the left, you can admire the chapel of St. Martin, old Parish Church of Gemenos le Vieux. Continuing to rise among the ferns, the chestnuts, the maples and cedars, you will come to face the mossy waterfall of the old mill.


The Massif de la Sainte-Baume is a limestone wall rising more than 1100 m above sea level and develops from East to West for 14km. This impressive rocky barrier gets its name from a cave (baumo in the native language) which sheltered Saint Marie-Madeleine at the end of her life. La Sainte Baume is among the sacred mountains of Provence like the St Victoire mountain and Mont Ventoux,


The zoo, located in Sanary-Sur-Mer, in Var , whether you come with your family and friends , it will delight everybody with its various species of birds and little mamals. Enjoy an exotic walk in this flowery and shady park where you should appreciate the hundreds of variety of rare plants from all over the world.
Ideal for children, in Six-Fours-les-Plages
(for children) in Six-Fours-les-Plages


Nautical and aquatic activities (sailing, scuba diving, kayak, paddle , snorkeling, jet ski,fly board, boat rental,parasailing,…) in Bandol, Six-Fours-les-plages, Saint-Cyr-sur-mer.

Accrobranche Le castellet.
Aqualand in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer.
Bowling in Bandol
Karting in Six-Fours-Les-Plages.
OK Corral in Cuges-Les-Pins.
Cinéma in St Cyr-sur-mer or in Bandol
Golf in Bandol and mini-golf in Sanary-sur-Mer.


The nice village of Evenos.
Le beausset vieux (old town).
The National Navy Museum inToulon
Santons of Provence in Aubagne
Tauroentum Museum in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer



Situated opposite the little port of Brusc, L’île des Embiez has belonged to the Paul RICARD family since 1958. This is a renowned international location for boaters, windsurfers, divers and lovers of the sea. Coves and rocky inlets, rocks carved by the sea, limpid undersea depths. You will access by boat from Sanary-Sur-Mer or Six-Fours-Les-Plages.


The Porquerolles island, at 20 minutes by boat from La Tour Fondue is the pearl of the islands of Hyères. On this corner of paradise, on the path lined with pines and eucalyptus, you will come across only bicycles and hikers. With more than 54 km of marked trail, the isle offer a lot of various hikes like the walk for going to the lighhouse, circuits near the plain of Notre Dame  or near Le Langoustier. You will appreciate the Northen white sand beaches with its clear water. You should rent a bicycle on the island in order to enjoy the most of the island and the splendid landscapes.


L’île de Port-Cros, National Park is 30 minutes by boat from Lavandou. It can only be discovered by walk. With 30 km of marked trails, this island will astound you, There is trail for everyone :  Le sentier des Plantes (45min walk, to discover flora), Le Circuit des Crêtes (3hours walk, to discover fauna), Circuit Port-Man (4hours walk), Le Vallon de la Solitude (1hour, to discover footprint of human activities on the isles), The underwater trail (35min, you need to bring palm, mask, snorkel : to discover protected marine life).



In Provence, markets are a tradition. Colors, smells and smiles ensure the cultural choc.

Days of markets in Provence : Tuesday : Bandol / Wednesday : Sanary-sur-Mer / Thursday : La Cadière d’Azur / Friday : Le Beausset / Samedi : Six-Fours-les-Plages / Sunday : Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer.

Night markets : All nigth in July and August : Sanary-sur-Mer, Bandol, Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, La Ciotat, La Seyne-sur-Mer, Cassis.


An area of 1560ha, The AOC appellation is concentrated in 8 Var municipalities : : Bandol, Le Beausset, Le Castellet, La Cadière d’Azur, Saint Cyr-sur-mer, Sainte-Anne d’Evenos, Sanary-sur-mer et Ollioules.
Sheltered by the Sainte Baume massif to the north which rises to 1140m, the Bandol vineyard slopes down to the sea in a magnificient amphitheater of wooded hills.
Very grand cru in red or rosé (AOC), a delicious Provencal wine (to be consumed with moderation).
Cellar and wine estate
Bastide de la Ciselette Castell-Reynoard Château Barthés Château Canadel Château Croix d’Allons Château d Azur Château de Castillon Château de Fontvive Château de la Noblesse Chateau de Pibarnon Château des Baumelles Chateau Guilhem Château Jean Pierre Gaussen Château la Rouvière Domaines Bunan Château la Vivonne Château Pey Neuf Chateau Pradeaux Chateau Rochebelle Chateau Sainte Anne Chateau Salettes Château Val d Arenc Château Vannières Domaine Antiane Domaine Baravéou Domaine Cabaudran Domaine de Cagueloup Domaine de Fregate Domaine de l Estagnol Domaine de l Olivette Domaine de La Bastide Blanche Domaine de la Begude Domaine de La Chrétienne Domaine de la Font des Pères Domaine de la Garenne Domaine de la Laidiere Domaine de la Tour du Bon Domaine de Terrebrune Domaine des Baguiers Domaine des Costes Gallines Domaine des trois Filles Domaine du Gros Noré Domaine du Paternel Domaine du Vigneret Domaine Dupuy de Lôme Domaine la Suffrène Domaine Lafran Veyrolles Domaine Le Galantin Domaine Lou Capelan Domaine Marie Bérénice Domaine Maubernard Domaine Pieracci Domaine Ray Jane Domaine Roche Redonne Domaine Sorin Domaine Souviou Domaine Tempier Domaines Ott – Château Romassan Les Vignerons de la Cadiérenne Mas Thérèse Moulin de la Roque Moulin des Costes Domaines Bunan Vignoble des Caves d’Azur Vignobles Gueissard