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Plage du Débarquement (Le Dramont)

Spacious pine-lined beach across from l'Ile d'Or (small island) known to have been the inspiration for Hergé’s Tintin cartoon L’Ile Noire. The name Débarquement (landing beach) reminds us that the allied forces landed here on 15th August 1944 to take part in Operation Dragoon.
Large pebbles along the foreshore may present a little and funny challenge to step off the beach but large diversity of marine life here will delight fans of mask and snorkel once in the water.
The back of the beach instead is sandy and shady...
A clic here on Plage du Débarquement (Le Dramont) opens a new window with full size online map.


Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 27 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 1 mn = 28 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 27 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 5 mn = 32 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 49 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 400 m
Grocery store at 600 m
Village at 4000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage du Débarquement (Le Dramont) for further information.
More details
x Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH
GPS 43.415802 N 6.843671 E
Other ideas in the area

Visit the tiny Port du Poussaï (Le Dramont) nestled in its unspoilt setting next to the beach east side - Hiking tour to le sémaphore du Dramont