French Riviera - Saint Tropez - Massif des Maures - Saint Maximin - Sainte Baume - Sainte Victoire - Bandol - Hyères and Porquerolles Island - Gorges du Verdon - Thoronet Abbey - Cotignac - Fréjus - Saint Raphaël - Esterel
Bandol is a charming little coastal town in Provence, south-east of the Massif de la Sainte Baume and ten miles west of Toulon. Bandol was a famous
seaside resort in the early twentieth century. Bandol is now a large marina. Around the rugged coastline offers beautiful walks along ledges and headlands, with the scent of pine mingles with the Provencal salty air of the Mediterranean Sea. Creeks and sandy beaches (to Lecques or Six-Four) provide moments of relaxation and swimming. Sanary is a fishing port and colorful life. In the hinterland, the Cadiere d'Azur is a beautiful medieval village.
The vine was introduced in the region by the Greeks of Marseilles, he was already renowned in Roman times. Red wine, rosé or white wine, Bandol is now internationally known for its AOC wines. The Mourvedre grape variety finds a land and a climate that allows it to express its complexity and power.