Six-Fours-les-Plages is in the Provence-Alps region of the Cote d’Azur in southeast France. This Mediterranean resort and seaside destination has several points of interest including an old fort and an 11th century chapel. Visitors staying in Six-Fours holiday rentals will find plenty of gorgeous beaches and charming towns to enjoy in this beautiful region.
The fabulous beaches around your Six-Fours holiday rentals are ideal for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling and watersports. The area is popular for sailing, boat trips, kayaking and windsurfing. Fishing and diving trips can be booked or try waterskiing, a trip in a tow tube or a glass-bottomed boat. Further inland, the area is popular for hiking, horse riding, bicycle hire, adventure courses, rock climbing, canyoning and potholing. Golf, crazy golf and tennis can also be enjoyed in the area. After dark, Six-Fours has a lively nightlife with a choice of bars, karaoke and nightclubs in the town.
Toulon is the closest city to holiday rentals in Six-Fours and it has a large harbour used by the French Navy. See the remains of the old prison featured in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. The botanical garden, called the Jardin d’Acclimatation du Mourillon, is free to visit and has mature exotic trees planted in the 1900s. It also has several statues of famous poets and a memorial to sailors lost at sea. The city has several interesting museums including the Museum of Old Toulon, the Museum of Art and the Museum of the French Navy. La Seyne sur Mer nearby is famous for its music festivals and historic heritage. Ollioulles is a typically authentic Provence town with local artisans and craftsmen showcasing their work and a delightful river valley to explore.
Cote d’Azur holiday rentals at Six-Fours are popular for the beautifully sunny climate in this area. Summer days reach an average 29°C (84°F) in July and August, dropping to a mild 11-15°C (52-59°F) in the winter. The area has light showers throughout the year, with slightly more rain in the winter months.
Holiday rentals in Six-Fours are within easy reach of several airports. The Toulon/Hyeres (TLN) Airport is just 40 minutes distance by car and is served by several airlines, including budget airline Ryanair from the UK. Marseilles (MRS) Airport is less than an hour away by car and is served by easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways and other international airlines. Alternatively Nice (NCE) Airport is just 160 km away. The Eurostar/TGV train has regular services to Toulon which is a 30 minute bus ride from Six-Fours, or take a reasonably priced taxi from the Sanary/Ollioules station.