Bandol... A very singular name which inevitably resounds in the minds, even if one does not know the city. A name full of history and sunshine, which even before the boom of Saint-Tropez at the time of Brigitte Bardot, attracted personalities such as Marcel Pagnol, Raimu, Mistinguett or Fernandel. Bandol was one of the first seaside resorts in France, and remains today among the most authentic.
The city of Bandol lives indeed throughout the year. It is appreciated for its numerous beaches, sandy or pebble, for its charming marina and for the liveliness of its market (on Tuesday morning), for its pleasant cornice path sheltering here and there unsuspected natural creeks. From water sports to hiking, via the superb Frégate golf course nestled between the hills and the Mediterranean, there is no shortage of outdoor activities here! And that's without counting the fifty or so wine estates classified as AOP Bandol, which we highly recommend tasting (always in moderation). A casino is also located here; in short, Bandol has many strings to its bow!

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Top 5 des coins cachés de Bandol à découvrir à pied

Bandol is one of the jewels of the Mediterranean coast to join for a stay under the sign of disconnection and letting go. Situated in a natural setting between fine sandy beaches and hills, the town has managed to preserve the charm of the coastal village it was in the 18th century, while offering the infrastructures you would like to find to spend a pleasant stay. One likes to stroll in Bandol to contemplate its architecture, its bay, to ...

Week-ends en mai, où partir en France ?

A few long weekends are coming up with the arrival of the month of May. What if this was the time to go with family or friends to a place in France that you like or that you want to discover? With its vineyards, its varied landscapes, sea, mountain and its remarkable heritage, the Hexagon offers a multitude of possibilities and reveals destinations that correspond to all profiles. From North to South and from East to West, here are 10 ...

Du street painting dans les rue de Bandol, ça vous dit ?

Bandol, a mythical seaside resort, offering the charm and authenticity that many of us are looking for this summer. From July 27th to August 2nd, this sun-drenched town will take on even more colour by becoming the scene of a daily street painting. The Tourist Office has invited La Compagnie HO, a collective of artists specialising in floor drawing and mural painting, with spectacular and ephemeral works. Street art intended to challenge and ...

Top 10 des bonnes raisons de passer vos vacances à Bandol

What if you went on holiday to Bandol this summer to recharge your batteries after those long months of confinement? Bandol inevitably resounds in the minds... It is a name steeped in history and bursting with sunshine, which even before the Saint-Tropez boom in Brigitte Bardot's time, attracted personalities such as Paul Ricard, Raimu, Louis Lumière and Katherine Mansfield to the resort Bandol was thus one of the first seaside resorts in ...