Camping Charlemagne boasts an outstanding setting, nestled in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and only minutes from Mediterranean beaches. It offers an ideal location for heading out to explore everything along the coastline, starting with Saint-Tropez with its port and old town full of narrow lanes.
Near the campsite lies the Maures mountain range which is popular with fans of hiking and mountain biking. This mountain range stretches from Hyères to Fréjus and features hundreds of kilometres of trails and wonderful views of the Mediterranean.
Further inland, you can visit genuinely authentically mediaeval villages with squares featuring shade and fountains. On market days in particular, the squares come alive with colourful stalls selling delicious specialities from Provence.
Saint-Tropez is one of the French Riviera’s most popular destinations. This former fishing village has preserved its authentic charm, which you can enjoy as you wander its lanes. At the Musée de l’Annonciade, where paintings by Bonnard, Signac and Picasso hang, we are reminded that this town has always attracted artists coming to find inspiration on the Mediterranean coast.
Nestled at the bottom of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, on the Mediterranean coastline, Grimaud is a stunning mediaeval village stretching out below the ruins of its feudal castle. The old town is best explored on foot as you wander and get lost in its network of paved lanes.
Sitting beside the Mediterranean Sea, Port-Grimaud is a colourful marina town nicknamed the Little Venice of Provence, with canals that entice you to stroll along them. Port-Grimaud is a listed 20th Century French Heritage Site. It was created in the 1960s by architect François Spoerry.
Sainte-Maxime is a popular seaside resort thanks to its sandy beaches and location in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. This town became popular in the 19th century. It still has a casino from that time, as well as several buildings with their old fashioned Belle Epoque charm.
The village of Ramatuelle offers all the charm of a Provençal hilltop village, with its flower-adorned houses lining its paved, winding lanes. Make sure you head to the highest part of the village, the Moulin de Paillas, to enjoy stunning views of the Mediterranean.
Easily accessed by boat from Hyères, Porquerolles is a jewel of the Mediterranean Sea. This 7.5 kilometre long and 3 kilometre wide island can be explored on foot or by bike and features sandy beaches and rocky coastlines hollowed out by coves. The island is now part of the Port Cros national park. This protects its Mediterranean flora and fauna.
Head to Aqualand in Sainte-Maxime to enjoy steep water slides and water fun for all ages. Relax in the pools or enjoy an adrenaline rush on the X-Trem Bowl, a giant spinning top that will make you dizzy!
A total of 35 rides await you at Azur Park in Saint-Tropez. Those who love thrills can enjoy the more extreme rides while younger visitors may prefer the calmer rides designed for kids. There are also two 18-hole mini golf courses with a prehistoric animal theme.