Draguignan, the ideal holiday destination!
On the heights above Fréjus, between Verdon and Mediterranean, come and visit Draguignan, an authentic Provençal village. Former capital of the Var, it offers visitors a voyage of discovery through the Provence of yesterday and today, between cultural visits and traditional flavours. Come and sample its lifestyle, so typical of the South of France!
The starting point for all your trips exploring the Côte d’Azur and its scented hinterland: your Sandaya campsite in the Var, ideally situated to make the most of your holiday in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. On-site, enjoy all the services by Sandaya: bathing in the heated water park, sports activities in the great outdoors, free clubs for the children... An unbeatable recipe for a relaxing holiday! So wait no longer, it’s time to discover our cottages that blend into the nature that surrounds them, and our tree-planted pitches. Prepare to enjoy camping with every comfort this summer.
Visit Draguignan with the family
Lace up your walking shoes and head off with the kids to discover Draguignan’s most beautiful views! Amongst the unmissable visits to enjoy with the family, the “Pierre de la Fée” dolmen will particularly delight your young adventurers. Steeped in legend, it’s one of the most imposing dolmens in Provence. Prepare to take a leap back in time!
And since the sun is (always) radiant, take advantage of it for a charming walk on the heights above Draguignan. Leaving from the Le Malmont car park, head off along the botanical trail: this 1,600m circular route is open to all the family and offers a sublime panorama over the Gulf of Fréjus!
Visit Draguignan as a couple
Between gentle strolls and cultural discoveries, Draguignan is ideal to get away from it all together, just the two of you, far from the hustle and bustle of the Var coast. To begin your visit treat yourselves to the most gorgeous view of the town and head for the Rocher de l’Horloge, looking down over Draguignan. At its foot, don’t miss an opportunity to wander through the theatre-in-the-green and visit the Saint-Sauveur chapel.
You can also make the most of your excursion to Draguignan to discover its museums: the Artillery Museum with its life-size exhibits that you can both admire and handle, and the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions for an immersive trip to the heart of Provençal culture. You’ll soon know all there is to know about the subject!
Camping Draguignan: our handy tips for a successful stay
With its 4 working mills, Draguignan offers an invitation to sample its local delicacy: don’t leave without a bottle of olive oil!
You’ll also find lavender or rosemary honey on the market stalls. Perfect for your breakfast table!
Unique in the region, visit the American Cemetery in Draguignan. A reminder that Provence was one of the allied landing sites.
The town’s squares each have their own history to recount... Relax and admire them, in the shade of the plane trees, as you enjoy coffee on a terrace!