8 days and 7 nights
From 9
September to June

The geology, landscapes and flora are very diversified in the Riviera between Cannes and Marseille. The contrast is huge between the red cliffs, the blue water and the mediterranean vegetation that brings colors and scents … But it is also the sandy beaches and creeks along the coast and of course, the many islands and capes.


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From 6 persons
1470 €
From 10 persons 1305 €
From 15 persons 1240 € 
Included The organization of the stay, the reservations on sites
Guiding by a state-licensed guide
Bus transfer to and from Nice airport
6 and 1/2 days of hiking
Half-board accommodation in shared double room
Lunches : picnics from D2 to D7
Evening meals at the hotel restaurant from D1 to D6
2 boat trips
Security gear
Professional liability insurance
Not included Lunch of D1 and D8
Drinks and personal snacks
Personal drinks at bars and restaurants
Supplement for single room
Personal expenses
Entrance fees to monuments, tourist sites, villas (all optional)
Individual liability insurance
Cancellation insurance
Anything not mentionned in « The price includes »

You will like…

  • The hotel surrounded by a splendid park
  • Creeks with turquoise water
  • Unique panoramic views
  • Hiking and swimming
  • 2 boat trips
  • The most beautiful natural sites
  • Atmosphere of the Presqu’île de Giens
  • Diversity of flora

Day 1: Welcome in the afternoon

Transfer from Nice airport to your accommodation and check-in. The beach is very close to the hotel in the middle of the Pinede and its sandy beaches

Day 2: Welcome to the Giens Peninsula

After a rich and varied breakfast buffet, we walk on the coastal path of the peninsula with views towards the «iles d’Hyères » : Porquerolles, Port-Cros and Levant. The coast is very rocky but some creeks and sandy beaches are perfect for a short break or picnic.
(Altitude difference: 200 m – Walking time: 5h00) (No transfer)

Day 3: Peninsula and Cap Sicié

It is the highest cliff of the Var, 331m high, and from the chapel ND du Mai, we will be able to enjoy a panorama of the iles d’Hyeres, Giens, the string inland sites Cassis to Marseille, Cape Canaille and Sainte Baume.
At our feet: The port of Toulon and many secret beaches …
(Elevation: 450 m – Walking time: 4h30) (Bus transfer 45 minutes)

Day 4: Porquerolles and the tip of Langoustier

After a short walk we embark on a small boat for a 25-minute trip to the island of Porquerolles, part of the National Park. Our hike will take us to the Silver beach and to the Langoustier. We will tell you about its history as well as the stories and the splendours of the flora.
(Elevation: 200 m – Walking time: 4h30)(No transfer)

Day 5: Port Cros Island

Port-Cros is the heart of the first maritime national park in France, 45 minutes away by boat. The island offers a large variety of trails and many fortresses. We discover the fauna and the endemic flora of this little island, preserved by artists and writers decades ago.
(Elevation: 300 m – Walking time: 5h30) (Bus transfer 15 minutes)

Day 6: Cap Lardier and Cap Taillat

From the sandy beach of Gigaro, we walk along the sea and then we reach the Cap Lardier with a panoramic view on this wild and preserved coast a few kilometers away from Saint Tropez. A few more kilometers and we reach another peninsula, Cap Taillat.
(Elevation: 350 m – Walking time: 5h30) (Bus transfer 25 minutes)


Day 7: Esterel and Cap Roux

Complete change of scenery in the Esterel ! We will walk on the path of Gaspard the « smuggler ». Around us the rock is red, due to some very old volcanoes, 250 million years ago. Option : we can visit the grotta of Saint Honorat, between history and legend…
(Elevation: 500 m – Walking time: 5 hours) (Bus transfer 1 hour)

Day 8: It's only an « au-revoir »

Breakfast at the hotel and last swim at the beach of the hotel, or shopping in Hyères.
Departure from the hotel at 10 am to Nice airport and end of stay. Option : mini-cruise around the islands.

Please note: hikes may be re-arranged by the guide depending on weather conditions, crowd or public transportation.

Comfortable hotel with bright and well equipped rooms, with individual bathrooms. Comfortable bedding and friendly staff. Varied breakfast buffet.