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The Presqu'île de Giens

The peninsula of Hyères les Palmiers

Vue satellite de la Presqu'île de GiensThe Giens peninsula, with a length of six kilometres to a kilometer and a half wide, is located on the town of Hyères (Var). It is linked to the mainland by two long sandy strip of 5 km, which once surrounding salt marshes.

On its west is the famous beach Almanarre, the Mecca of surfing and the beach Robinsons north-west and Madrague south-west.
The distribution of beaches on the peninsula of Giens allows can always find a beach sheltered from the wind, or upwind contrary to the practice of funboard, kitesurf or the windsurfing.

Summer can be accessed on the Giens peninsula either by road salt, closed the winter, either by road to Capte.

The entire southern part of the island is composed of cliffs and forests. The south-west is a military zone where access is restricted. It is located south-west tip of the Knights, in the centre of the port Niel and south-east the Tour Fondue.
Right next to the Tour Fondue, a small port to reach the Golden Isles, including the island of Porquerolles, five kilometres.

The de Giens peninsula is also an ideal place for scuba diving. Many clubs will help you fabulous trips around the many islands that lie near the peninsula.

Pictures of Giens peninsula

Plage de l'Almanarre Presquîle de Giens Parc Vue depuis la presqu'île Les côtes de la Presqu'île de Giens Eglise du village Ruelle à Giens Place de Giens La Tour Fondue Pointes et criques Embarcadère pour Porquerolles Vue de la mer

Around the Presqu'île de Giens

Carqueiranne - Bormes les Mimosas - La Ciotat - Saint Tropez - Calanques - Côte d'Azur - Grimaud - Bandol - Toulon - Hyères - Porquerolles - Port-Cros - Ile du Levant - Cavalaire - Ramatuelle - Sanary sur Mer - Six Fours les Plages -

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