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Cavalaire sur mer

Huge sandy beaches and a marina

Cavalaire sur MerCavalaire is a pretty little town on the Mediterranean coast, between Saint-Tropez and Le Lavandou, the bottom of the bay of the same name, and at the foot of the first slopes of the Massif des Maures.

Cavalaire long remained a place called attached to Gassin, until people get its administrative independence in 1929. Located at the bottom of a beautiful bay that bears his name and nestled at the foot of the hill of Pradels (524 meters), Cavalaire-sur-Mer is classified Balnéaire Station since 1956.

There are two types in Cavalaire beaches: the bay, long sandy beach of 3 km long and creeks to the east of Cape Cavalaire, as Bonporteau, or Nasque, the hamlet of Dattier.

Port de plaisance de CavalaireAn important asset for Cavalaire, its marina, a huge and pleasant, surrounded by many restaurants and shops that make this a pleasant place to stroll.

Cavalaire is placed on the route of the former railway Saint-Raphael - Toulon (sometimes called Train des Pignes), which has disappeared. However, we can point out the location of the old railway line and follow its route (there are even in Cavalaire a "Chemin du Train des Pignes").

But Cavalaire was also the scene of major military operations during the Allied landings in Provence during the Second World War: each year to 15 August are organized and a military parade of cars and a replenishment of military camp.

Pictures of Cavalaire

Plage Port de plaisance de Cavalaire Cavalaire et ses plages de sable fin Cavalaire, la plage Cavalaire Bateaux dans le port de Cavalaire

Around Cavalaire

Saint Tropez - Ramatuelle - Le Lavandou - Bormes les Mimosas - Sainte Maxime - Grimaud - Côte d'Azur - Ile du Levant - Porquerolles - Sanary sur Mer - Six Fours les Plages -

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