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  • Fabienne Vercaigne

TAKE A WALK IN THE GULF OF SAINT-TROPEZ

The gulf of Saint-Tropez has many walks to do on your own, as a couple, with family or friends. These walks will allow you to enjoy a moment of escape and a total change of scenery. We have chosen to present you with a few ideas for walking or cycling tours.


The Vallon du Pont des Fées trail

In the heart of the Massif des Maures, you will find the Pont des Fées trail, a walk for everyone that takes you from a medieval village to a shooting nature. You will walk along a path that will allow you to discover the local fauna and flora as well as the historical heritage, including the Pont des Fées and the Château de Grimaud, classified as a historical monument in 1996.

To follow the walk and protect the site, nothing could be easier: follow the path indicated by the white arrows.


Starting point: 230 Chemin Saint-Roch – 83310 Grimaud

Duration: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner


After this short warm-up, set off to discover the village of Grimaud, and lose yourself in its cobbled streets and flower-filled houses.


The walk in the old village of Grimaud

Let’s go for a walk around Grimaud. Take the time to discover the narrow streets, the stone houses, and the historical buildings of this old Provencal village.

You find some buildings equipped with a QR Code. Scan them and you will get more information about the history of the place.


Duration: about 1 hour


From Grimaud to Port-Grimaud


After visiting the charming and atypical village of Grimaud, go to Port-Grimaud by the path that links these two places. This 6km itinerary will allow you to discover new landscapes, between vineyards and rivers to arrive at Port-Grimaud, otherwise known as the little Venice of Provence. Here you can discover the fishermen’s houses, the canals and the multitude of colors that abound in this place. Enjoy this walk, bike ride or even run, the choice is yours!


Duration: about 1 hour on foot, 40minutes running and 20minutes cycling



From Saint-Tropez to Sainte-Maxime

A cycle route has been created from Six-Fours to Saint-Raphaël. It allows you to discover the Var coastline, either inland or along the coast, with its exceptional landscapes.

From Saint-Tropez to Sainte-Maxime, passing through Grimaud, take the time to pedal and admire the view. This ride is protected, so you can enjoy it in complete peace. On your bikes!


Duration: about 40 minutes by bike

As you can see, the Gulf of Saint-Tropez will never cease to surprise you. So get your trainers!