La Garde self-catering holiday accommodation is set in a town in the Var department of Provence Alpes-Cote d’Azur, between Toulon and Hyeres. Here you’ll find a mix between the old and new, with all of the amenities you could require for a getaway on the French Riviera, as well as a number of historic sights worth seeing.
During your stay at a La Garde holiday rental you could take the time to enjoy some of the town’s heritage. For centuries a castle defended the town, from a top a rocky promontory. Today, all that’s left of the castle is a single tower and a chapel, but these are well worth seeing should you decide to take on the walk. Meanwhile, if you happen to be a golf enthusiast then you’ll find an excellent course just a few moments from your accommodation in La Garde – Golf Club de Valgarde features a challenging, tactical 18-hole course amid picturesque scenery. A host of beaches can be reached within a short drive of self-catering accommodation in La Garde. But some of the best can be found on the Giens Peninsula, around 20 minutes to the southeast. La Capte is especially attractive, offering a long and wide expanse of golden sand, as well as a range of water sports and other activities. Meanwhile Toulon sits just a few minutes to the west of holiday rentals in La Garde, and boasts an attractive old town, as well as a number of sights relating to French naval history. Among the most popular of these is the Arsenal, which dates to the late 17th Century and features a host of important works of art.
A great choice for a day trip during your holiday at self-catering accommodation in La Garde would be the coastal town of Cassis. What makes this town so attractive is its unique location, nestled between cliffs and featuring a picturesque harbour. A little further west from there are the famous Calanques of Marseille, a series of fjords.
On holiday an apartment in La Garde you’ll encounter a typical Mediterranean climate, which makes for plenty of warm weather throughout the summer months. Temperatures at this time of year often exceed 30 degrees and rainfall is rare. Winters are usually very mild here.
The closest international airport to La Garde self-catering accommodation is Toulon-Hyeres, which is no more than 15 minutes away, and can be reached from the UK with CityJet and Ryanair from Stansted (STD) and London City (LCY).