Culture

Holidaying in Fréjus, culture is also a pleasure

The mildness of its climate, the beaches, Provencal villages, the Côte d’Azur’s historical and cultural heritage make one of the most popular and most visited destinations in France.

Second most important cultural destination after Paris, the Côte d’Azur has retained its authenticity thanks to its rich and sometimes ancient heritage.

There are lots of museums, galleries and gardens to discover in the Var near the 5 star Domaine du Colombier holiday village.

Modern art, expressionist, traditional or contemporary… from Draguignan to Nice you’ll enjoy visiting the region’s cultural and historical delights. Artists have always been drawn to Provence and have left some of their best works there. Some illustrious benefactors have also contributed to the beautification of the region’s heritage.

Fréjus

City of art and history

Walk among the Roman remains in the city of Fréjus. Located a few minutes from the Domaine du Colombier campsite, the amphitheatre, aqueduct and Roman theatre will give you a feel for the soul of this ancient city.

Discover the art tour in the historic heart of Frejus and step back in time to discover centuries-old traditions.

The Notre-Dame-de-Jérusalem chapel, also known as La Chapelle Cocteau, will allow you to admire the artist’s representations.

The episcopal ensemble in Fréjus city centre includes medieval architecture and a cloister with painted decoration composed of hundreds of hybrid or realistic human and animal figures.

During your trips away from the campsite, you will love strolling around these places steeped in history which are just minutes away from the 5 star Domaine du Colombier campsite.

THE FAYENCE AREA

The hilltop villages

Only 30 minutes from Fréjus and St Raphaël in the foothills of the Alpes de Haute Provence, the Fayence area is home to nine hilltop villages. Built on the hillsides, from there you can admire the magnificent views of the eastern Var as far as the horizon of the Mediterranean Sea.

Bagnols-en-Forêt, Callian, Fayence, Mons, Montauroux, Saint-Paul-en-Forêt, Seillans, Tanneron and Tourrettes offer a rich Provencal cultural heritage with a medieval feel.

CULTURE AND DISCOVERY

Schedule your visits to the Côte d’Azur

During your holidays in Var in Fréjus, a multitude of places, guided tours and monuments, allow you to admire all the cultural scope of the Côte d’Azur. During your stay at the Domaine du Colombier campsite, consider planning visits to remarkable monuments such as the Lérins abbey on the island of Saint-Honorat, the Saint-Nicolas Russian orthodox cathedral in Nice, the Picasso museum in Antibes and the Annonciade museum in Saint-Tropez.

The tourist office adviser at the Domaine du Colombier holiday village, is passionate about Provence and will help you to organize your excursions by bus, boat or using your own vehicle.

Discover the Côte d’Azur cultural sites selected by the 5 star Domaine du Colombier campsite in Frejus for your holidays or weekends in the Var.