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Fréjus, a godsend for visitors

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The Côte d’Azur, famous for its idyllic landscapes, is located in the south of France along the Mediterranean Sea. The Côte d’Azur has a number of advantages that favour tourism. Firstly, its exceptional climate: indeed, the sun is there many days of the year and the temperature is remarkably mild in winter. It also has the simultaneous presence of the sea, the Mediterranean, and the mountains, the Alps.  As a result, it welcomes more than 12 million visitors each year, charmed by its 300 days of sunshine per year.

The idyllic setting of the region

With its Mediterranean climate, the Côte d’Azur seems to be the dream destination for French and even foreign holidaymakers. Amongst the must-see places to visit, we find Nice, which is reputed to be the most beautiful city to see, with the Promenade des Anglais as well as the “Vieux-Nice”. We also have Monaco, known thanks to the Monaco family. Indeed, the Rock of Monaco is the old town, home to the princely palace where Prince Albert II lives: visits are also possible from April to October.

What would the Côte d’Azur be without Cannes and the famous Palais des Festivals? Indeed, it is possible, for a few moments, to put yourself in the shoes of the great stars by walking down the steps and the famous red carpet. Have you ever heard of the “Walk of Fame” in Los Angeles? In France, and particularly in Cannes, we have the “Chemin des Etoiles”, where the greatest celebrities have left their footprints on the paving stones, taking their example from Los Angeles.

How can we not mention Saint-Tropez? Every summer, this famous place welcomes celebrities and the international jet set, which makes it the most popular place on the French Riviera in summer.

Fréjus, a godsend for visitors

Are you looking for a flat or a villa on the Côte d’Azur? Fréjus, located in the Var department of the Côte d’Azur, has a beautiful coastline that could satisfy your desires. With its rich cultural and historical heritage, it is classified as a city of Art and History: it is the second city with the most ancient monuments, after the city of Arles. Fréjus has a seaside resort in the south-west of the town, which is called Saint-Aygulf.

Moreover, Fréjus is located in the vicinity of many seaside resorts in the Var, including Sainte-Maxime, Le Plan-de-la-Tour, Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Cavalaire-sur-Mer, and the famous town of Saint-Tropez. Indeed, we can find different types of beaches: the fine sand of the beaches of La Baumette or Le Veillat, but also the pebbles and the rich vegetation of the Plage du débarquement, to name but one. A multitude of services is available to make your beach day exceptional, due to the frequentation of the city’s beaches.

Are you a fishing enthusiast? This is the town for you. Indeed, it is famous for its fish, and in particular for its anchovy, which is an emblem. In order to choose the right spot for fishing, we advise you to follow this link with where to fish in Fréjus which gathers all the spots of Fréjus, with the fishing forecasts on 4 days, made in 4 hours.

Discover Fréjus, a beautiful place in the VAR

Want to discover the coastline?  We can recommend the coastal path. Indeed, the Var coastline offers you a path to follow over a distance of more than 200 kilometres. If you want to leave from Saint-Raphaël for example, the path starts at the level of Port Santa Lucia, going to the Pointe de la Beaumette, in Agay. It oscillates between the sea and the Massif de l’Estérel, where the waters are sometimes so clear that it is possible to observe the beauty of the seabed. The length of the trail is 8.5 kilometres, which is about 2.5 hours of hiking with beautiful scenery. As it is established on the old customs route, the trail includes some “sporty” passages, so it is advisable to bring suitable shoes.

History and entertainment go hand in hand

Are you a history buff? Having a residence in Fréjus will allow you to learn all the more about the history of the town, which is heavy with Roman heritage. Indeed, Fréjus is the place which has the most Roman vestiges of the South of France: we can thus find there the amphitheatre of Fréjus (see photo above), as well as an aqueduct whose 42 kilometres of length, 481 of unevenness, as well as the 36 arches (which required only 20 years of construction) make of it an exceptional work.

Fréjus also offers many places of entertainment, such as the Aqualand water park, as well as the Luna Park amusement park, which welcomes both children and adults. You will be sure to have a great time with your family or even your friends. This will allow you to relax during these moments and leave room for good humour! The city has a zoo, where it is possible to see various animals.

Properties for sale in Fréjus

With our exceptional real estate portal, we can offer you the properties that are available in Fréjus, where the average price per m² varies from 4,541.67€ to 6,000€, which allows you to adapt to your budget. For example, we have this fabulous villa in Saint-Aygulf, located near the village and the beach. Have we convinced you? Here are the flats and villas we offer for sale in the Fréjus area with quality assistance to find the property that best suits you.

If Fréjus is not your thing, do visit our other luxury properties on the Côte d’Azur.


Article by Charlotte Balcon, our French stagiaire.

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Ab Kuijer

Experienced communicator and marketeer. Former radio, TV and advertising producer in Amsterdam. Author of ‘Think Small, Grow Big’ that explains why advertising is dead. Owner of an international marketing agency specialised in real estate. Lives in the South of France since 2006 for obvious reasons: sun, sea, wine and healthy food. Became on the Cote d'Azur the first Dutch President of the British Chamber of Commerce, later rebranded the Riviera Business Club. Happily married to Jojo. Ab reads and writes 2000 words per day about different topics.Living on the Côte d'Azur is the first real estate portal with a personal service. A daily fresh collection of more than 1400 high-value luxury properties and new construction projects along the French Riviera; from Menton to Saint Tropez. Clients recommend us for being responsive, professional, honest and accurate.With local multi-lingual teams, Living on the Côte d'Azur provides a 'Good old Dutch' Service for foreign buyers, helping them on the journey from a long-list selection towards visiting the short-list. We explain how French real estate law works, and guide the buyers through the impressive French paperwork and are finally present at the notary for the final deed.