Suggested coastline walks on French Riviera and Gulf of Saint-Tropez


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Sentier Santa Lucia - Le Dramont

4 hours walk (one way) in a large and nice variety of scenery. The path (yellow marks) winds through rocky coves, small streets connected to the civilisation or sandy beaches. Some rough sections may make you regret not having opted for a pairof good shooes. Way back is very wise by public transport: to go back to l'Oustaou d'Aqui, take the train at Le dramont little station situated by accross the coastal road just behind the WW2 memorial of Plage du Débarquement (Le Dramont). To go back to Departure point at Santa Lucia: bus #8 or bus #5 or train until Saint Raphaël station (then 15 mn walk).
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Departure point
Sentier du Littoral - Santa Lucia
GPS 43.40963 N 6.783071 E
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Arrival point
Plage du Débarquement (Le Dramont) 
Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 4 mn = 20 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 15 mn = 31 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 40 mn
Shortcut easy - in many places, with possibility to catch a bus or the train in Boulouris station (half way)
x Return way possible on a different path
Restaurant possible for half way meal or nearby arrival point

Sentier Saint-Aygulf - Les Calanques

Easy "à la carte" stroll in a rocky scenery along the village.
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Departure point
Port de Saint Aygulf (Saint Aygulf)
Arrival point
Calanque des Corailleurs (Saint-Aygulf)
GPS 43.381462 N 6.723952 E
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 18 mn = 31 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Travel time by bus | directions on request 20 mn = 36 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 38 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 61 mn
Shortcut easy - in many places, with possibility to come back on the quiet back street with pedestrian and bicycle way
Return way possible on a different path - on the quiet back street with pedestrian and bicycle way
Restaurant possible for half way meal or nearby arrival point

Sentier Etangs de Villepey

Les Etangs de Villepey (coastal wetlands) are a preserved natural area since it was acquired in 1982 by le Conservatoire du littoral.This reserve (252 ha) is populated by more than 250 species of birds and a section of the footpath leads to l'observatoire de la Vasière (a hide) where they can be observed.A loop is possible through the site as long as the wooden footbridge destroyed by the floods in 2011 has been rebuilt.
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Departure point
Port de Saint Aygulf (Saint Aygulf)
Arrival point
Port de Saint Aygulf (Saint Aygulf) 
Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 18 mn = 31 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Travel time by bus | directions on request 20 mn = 36 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 38 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 61 mn
x Shortcut easy
Return way possible on a different path
Restaurant possible for half way meal or nearby arrival point

Sentier le Boucharel - Port Férréol

Nice variety of views on this 3 hours walk along the residential area with arrival in a picturesque tiny port.
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Departure point
Plage du Grand Boucharel (Saint Aygulf)
GPS 43.375485 N 6.719266 E
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Arrival point
Port Férréol (Les Issambres) 
Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 37 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 25 mn = 38 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 60 mn
Shortcut easy - in many places, with possibility to come back on the Train des Pignes (former railway) now transform to a internal narrow street or bicycle way easy to walk on.
Return way possible on a different path - on the Train des Pignes (old railway) and other quiet back streets.
Restaurant possible for half way meal or nearby arrival point

Sentier Saint Tropez - Pampelonne

This is a delicious full day walk in a very large variety of scenery. The path (yellow marks) starts at the very north east corner of the port of Saint Tropez behind la Tour du Portalet (tower).
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Departure point
Sentier du Littoral - Saint Tropez
GPS 43.274027 N 6.638946 E
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Arrival point
Plage de Pampelonne (Ramatuelle) 
Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 39 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 15 mn = 54 mn
 Travel time by bus | directions on request 40 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 15 mn = 55 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 57 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 62 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 60 mn = 76 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Travel time by bus | directions on request 85 mn = >90mn
Shortcut easy - atPlage des Salins (Saint Tropez)
Return way possible on a different path
x Restaurant possible for half way meal or nearby arrival point

Sentier Gigaro - Pampelonne

Full and long day hike (about 10 hours) mainly on a wild rocky coastline. The path (yellow marks) starts at.
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Departure point
Plage du Gigaro (Ramatuelle)
GPS 43.182055 N 6.600713 E
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Arrival point
Plage de Pampelonne (Ramatuelle) 
Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 57 mn
Shortcut easy - atPlage de l'Escalet (Ramatuelle) =bicycle-route-description
Return way possible on a different path
x Restaurant possible for half way meal or nearby arrival point

Sentier Port-Cros - Tour de l'Île


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Departure point
Port de Port-Cros
Arrival point
Port de Port-Cros 
Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 92 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 35 mn = 127 mn
Shortcut easy
Return way possible on a different path
Restaurant possible for half way meal or nearby arrival point