French Riviera - Saint Tropez - Massif des Maures - Saint Maximin - Sainte Baume - Sainte Victoire - Bandol - HyŤres and Porquerolles Island - Gorges du Verdon - Thoronet Abbey - Cotignac - Frťjus - Saint RaphaŽl - Esterel
Saint Raphael is a seaside resort on the Riviera, located
in the far east of the Var department, in the Gulf of Frejus.
Saint Raphael is associated with the town of Frejus,
often referred to Fréjus Saint-Raphael. This is the second largest
population after Toulon Var. In 1799, Bonaparte landed at Saint Raphael
returned from the Egyptian campaign and he received a hero's welcome.
Saint Raphael has become a popular seaside resort with the development
of tourism in the Riviera in the late 19th century. Practicing with Saint
Raphael recreation of the sea and nature, the city is at the foot of the
Esterel Mountains which offers many walks and discoveries.