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A feeling of the French Riviera
Located at 65 kms from Nice, and half-way between Cannes and Saint-Tropez (38 kms), Saint-Raphaël is a delightful Mediterranean sea resort set at the foot of the magnificent Esterel Hills.
Saint-Raphaël offers a vast and rich natural as well as and cultural heritage, plus year-round leisure sporting activities (water sports, nature activities, 4 international golf courses) and an exciting events calendar.
The town's highly prestigious history is still reflected witnessed by its many magnificent residences dating back to the late 19th - early 20th centuries, delightful old streets, marinas, and beautiful seafront promenade. Visitors can also enjoy attractive shops, visit the archaeological museum, or take a stroll round the well-preserved old quarter and Provencal markets.
Seaside : 36 kilometers of indented coas alternate marina, 30 fine sand beaches and of pebbles (beach of Boulouris, Dramont and Agay).
Countryside : The massif of Estérel, volcanic massif of 32 000 hectares among which 14 000 are classified, offers to hikers a Mediterranean, nice-smelling and protected vegetation. The natural harbour of Agay establishes the natural front door of the Massif.