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Running from Toulon to the Franco-Italian border of Menton, it's no wonder it boasts tourist appeal resorts known the world over: The Côte d'Azur is 120km of pure delight.
Swimmers, sunbathers, culture or sports fanatics will fi nd what they?re looking for: immaculate seascapes, bays and marinas, bright blue sky, old quaint villages, great promenades and country footpaths.
Cannes, Antibes, St-Tropez, Nice, Menton... and many more tempting and enticing resorts to choose from.
The rural side of the French Riviera is an altogether different experience but remains as interesting with lakes, torrents, Alpine fi elds, prehistoric caves, villages nestling high in the hills...You'd be sorry to miss such treasures!
For active holidays or a more leisurely time spent on the Côte d'Azur, there is much in store for you. The region is defi nitely the choice destination.
Set between the Maures and Esterel mountains, Roquebrune-sur-Argens is the largest commune in the Eastern department of the Var. Stretching over seventeen kilometres between the Mediterraneen Les Issambres and the Maures forest, it combines the advantages of the country and seaside with the charm of a medieval village.
While in Roquebrune, you can follow the Esterel Corniche which offers panoramic views, the painter's road crossing small villages, visit the Verdon Gorges, Hyeres islands (Porquerolles) or Port Cros Island with its National Park.
Puget-sur-Argens (7km) is an old fortified town well worth a visit.
Do not miss the typical Provençal villages of Grimaud, Gassin, Cogolin or Ramatuelle, and the seaside resorts of the French Riviera.
Frejus and Saint Raphaël are 12km away, Saint Tropez 39km, Cannes 40km, Grasse 55km, Nice 69 km, and Monaco at 90km.