Around the hotel




The Cap Riviera hotel is ideally situated to alternate between the pleasures of the beach and touristic sightseeing. It is right along the seaside, in the center of the triangle formed by Cannes / Saint-Tropez / Gorges du Verdon . This allows you to profit fully from your excursions and to easily organize your holiday. You can discover the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur) in its entire splendor, its beaches, its coves, its harbors and its seaside resorts with their evocative names. You can easily tour the back country of Provence and visit the picturesque fishing villages


A few ideas among many others:


– ½ day stroll in the perched villages of Pays de Fayence and Saint-Cassien Lake.

– A getaway to Saint-Tropez in a boat shuttle from Saint-Raphaël or Sainte-Maxime.

– A day hike or walk, in the moutain range of the Estérel with its red rocks plunging into the blue of the sea, by following the Corniche d’Or.

– Visit to the perfumeries of Grasse and the markets of Provence in the villages of yesteryear.

– The Var vineyard route and tasting of the AOC Côtes de Provence in the beautiful vineyards of the region.

So many things to discover…



Near the Cap Riviera hotel, you will find all the nautical or terrestrial activities that you dream to practice during your stay:

– All the water sports you can handle: sailing, jet skiing, water skiing, kayak, paddling, diving, kite surfing… Sailing in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez or towards l’Estérel, during the sunset...

– Keen golfers will be thrilled because they will find in the region magnificent golf courses (Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Sainte-Maxime, Saint-Raphaël-Valescure, Beauvallon, Terre Blanche, ….)

– Horseback riding, climbing, hiking, MTB…

Places for relaxation or amusement alone or with family for young and old alike and for all tastes, for instance:

The water park « Aqualand » in Saint-Aygulf (Fréjus).

The inter Racing Kart of Fréjus, where you can test your abilities as a race car driver.

« Marineland » ” in Antibes where young and old will be captivated by the dolphins and killer whales. (Discount for our customers – information at reception)

The Luna Park in Fréjus or Sainte-Maxime for fans of games and thrilling rides.

Thalassotherapy and well-being at the Issambres thermal baths (10% discount for our clients)

The markets of Provence



Fréjus



Our hotel is situated in the commune of Fréjus, in the neighborhood of Saint-Aygulf, at the entrance to the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.Fréjus is a city loaded with history here you will be able to visit many sites and monuments from the period: Aqueduct, amphitheater, arenas, cloisters…It is also a city where nature is ever present, and the preserved coastline: ponds, beaches, and the massif of the Estérel
To absolutely do:– Visit the cloister of the Cathedral (Place Formigé)– Plunge into the turquoise waters of the creeks of Saint-Aygulf– Follow the trail of the customs officers from our hotel to the little port of Saint-Aygulf : there is nothing like it! 

Saint-Raphaël



Saint-Raphaël is a beach resort situated 5 km from the hotel. Its animated city center is ideal for passing an evening or an afternoon with family or in the company of friends: bars, restaurants, casino, movie theaters, shops, beach…

It is a city which knows how to lend modernity with the traditional, thus you can see the professional fishermen in their “pointus,” and on the other side of the harbor, the large yachts!To absolutely do:

– Have a drink at the Old harbor (Vieux-Port) at the end of the day

– Visit the neighborhood of Agay and its magnificent beaches

– Stroll along the seaside and take advantage of the evening market during summer evenings

Massif de l’Estérel



An essential visit! The mountain range of the Estérel is a range which runs directly into the Mediterranean Sea and stretches from Saint-Raphaël to Cannes over more than 350 km².

Its red rock, of volcanic origin, contrasts perfectly with the radiant blue of the sea just below. To make the most of the view, follow the road for the “Corniche d’Or” at the end of the day, you travel along the nearly deserted turquoise coves!To absolutely do:

– The Cap Roux hike

– The Corniche d’Or route between Agay and Mandelieu

– Afternoon mask/snorkeling in a cove

Saint-Tropez & alentours



Does it really need a presentation? Before being known of its citadel or its Provencal market, Saint-trop’ is renowned the world over for being the hot-spot for the European or American Jet-set. Still hanging on to a certain spirit typical of “Provence,” Saint-Tropez is a popular haven where you will find all the well-known luxury brands and the most prestigious bars along the Côte d’Azur. This village is a stop not to be missed if you are coming to our hotel!To absolutely do:

– Visit the citadel

– Have an ice cream at “Barbarac” in the harbor

– Pass the afternoon at the Pampelonne beach

– Walk along the hiking trails which will lead you to the still wild coves (l’Escalet, Cap Camarat, Cap Taillat,…)

Pays de Fayence



The region of Fayence is a canton of 9 villages in the hinterland of the Var area. Easily accessible by the highway leading from our hotel, it is a dive into the real Provence, that of perched villages, steep, narrow streets, and the perfume of tradition. The Saint-Cassien Lake or the Siagne canyons are two very enjoyable swimming spots and far from the crowded seaside.

For those who love heritage, gastronomy and nature, this is a must for you!Discover the villages while having fun:

“Trésors en Pays de Fayence”

To absolutely do:

– Climb up to Mons village, the highest in the Var (exceptional views)

– Visit the Fondurane nature reserve

– Visit a vineyard

Gorges du Verdon



The “Gorges du Verdon,” are considered as forming the most beautiful canyon in all of Europe! It is best to rent a pedal boat or a kayak and to travel up the canyons to fully take in the size of the cliffs and the beauty of the surroundings. But what stands out the most is the turquoise hue of the water due to the thick layers of calcium deposits at its bottom. You can also make the most out of your day by relaxing on the Sainte-Croix Lake, where swimming is authorized.

To absolutely do:

– Visit the canyons by boat/pedal boat

– The prehistory museum at Quinson

– Along the road: the lavender fields

Monaco



Monaco is a small Principality sandwiched between France and Italy, and situated 1h30 by car from the hotel. This city-state of 2km² is both modern and loaded with history at the same time!

The Mediterranean climate and the Monegasque patriotism will make you almost forget its unbelievable population density where 40 story towers proliferate.

To absolutely do:

– Visit “The Rock”: Prince’s Palace, oceanographic museum, the cathedral, old Monaco…

–The “Monte Carlo” neighborhood: the casino, the Café de Paris, the deluxe boutiques

– See the city from the Turbie, exceptional view

Fréjus

Our hotel is located in the town of Fréjus, in the Saint-Aygulf district, at the entrance to the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.

Fréjus is a city full of history where you can visit many sites and monuments of the time: Aqueduct, amphitheater, arenas, cloister...It is also a city where nature is very present, and the coastline preserved: ponds, beaches, Esterel massif

A must do :

- Visit the cloister of the Cathedral (Place Formigé)

- Dive in the turquoise waters of the creeks of Saint-Aygulf

- Take the customs path from our hotel to the little port of Saint-Aygulf: a change of scenery guaranteed!

Saint-Raphaël

Saint-Raphaël is a seaside resort located 5 km from the hotel. Its lively city center is perfect for spending an evening or an afternoon with family or friends: bars, restaurants, casino, cinema, stores, beach...

It is a city that has managed to combine modernity and tradition, so you can see professional fishermen on their "pointus", and on the other side of the port, large yachts!

To do :

- Have a drink on the Old Port at the end of the day

- Visit the Agay district and its magnificent beaches

- Stroll along the seafront and enjoy the night market on summer evenings




Massif of the Esterel

One of the must-sees! The Estérel massif is a massif that flows into the Mediterranean Sea and extends from Saint-Raphaël to Cannes on more than 350 km².

Its red rock of volcanic origin contrasts with the bright blue of the sea just below.To make the most of the show, take the road of the "Corniche d'Or" at the end of the day, you will go along almost deserted turquoise water creeks!To do  :- The hike of Cap Roux- The road of the "Corniche d'Or" between Agay and Mandelieu- Afternoon mask/tuba in a cove


Saint-Tropez & surroundings

Do we need to introduce it? Before being known for its citadel or its Provencal market, Saint-Tropez is known worldwide for being a Mecca for the European and American jet-set. While having kept a certain spirit typically "Provence", Saint-Tropez is a posh resort where you will find all the big luxury brands and the most prestigious bars of the French Riviera. This village is a stopover not to be missed if you stop in our hotel!

To do :

- Visit the citadel

- Have an ice cream at "Barbarac" on the port- Spend the afternoon on the beach of Pampelonne

- Walk along the footpaths that will lead you to wild creeks (l'Escalet, Cap Camarat, Cap Taillat,...)

Pays de Fayence

The country of Fayence is a canton of 9 villages in the Var hinterland. Easily accessible by the highway from our hotel, it is a plunge into the true Provence, that of the perched villages, the steep streets, the scents and the tradition. The lake of Saint-Cassien or the gorges of the Siagne are two very pleasant places to swim and far from the crowds of the seaside.

Lovers of heritage, gastronomy and nature, this is an unmissable visit for you!

Discover the villages while having fun : "Trésors en Pays de Fayence

Must do:

- Go up to the village of Mons, the highest of the Var (exceptional view)

- Visit the natural reserve of Fondurane

- Visit a wine estate

Gorges du Verdon

The Gorges du Verdon are reputed to be the most beautiful canyon in Europe! The ideal is to rent a pedal boat or a kayak and to go up the gorges to realize the size of the cliffs and the beauty of the place. But the most striking thing is the turquoise color of the water due to the thick layers of limestone at the bottom.

You can also take advantage of the day to relax at the Lac de Sainte-Croix, where swimming is allowed.A must do :- Visit the gorges by boat/pedalo- The museum of prehistory in Quinson- On the road : the lavender fields

Monaco

Monaco is a small principality wedged between France and Italy, located at 1h30 by car from the hotel. This city-state of 2km² is both modern and full of history!

The Mediterranean climate and the Monegasque patriotism will almost make you forget the incredible population density where towers of more than 40 floors are everywhere.

A must do :

- Visit "Le Rocher": Princely Palace, oceanographic museum, the cathedral, the old Monaco...

- The "Monte-Carlo" district: the casino, the Café de Paris, the luxury stores

- See the city from the Turbie, exceptional viewVideo