Located slightly inland in the bay of Saint-Tropez, La Croix Valmer offers a charming mix of Provence and the Cote d'Azur. This picturesque village is perched at the top of a green hillside, surrounded by fragrant vineyards and overlooking fine sandy beaches, and has been awarded a "Pavillon bleu" label for the quality of its water and coastline.
OTHER ACTIVITIES A variety of activities and amenities are available in the resort, including watersports such as sailing, windsurfing, and yachting, rambling and mountain biking trails, tennis and beach volleyball, a municipal swimming pool open from May to September and horse riding.
PRACTICAL INFORMATION Please note: all information provided here is intended for guidance purposes only and is not contractual. For the most recent and up to date resort information, contact the local tourist office.
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