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Base Nature (Fréjus)

La Base Nature is a remaining non constructed area within Fréjus. It used to be a Naval Air Station and the still existing runway is now the place where people come for cycling, inline skating or walking.There are also various facilities for everyone:

- rugby, soccer, basketball fields
- skate and BMX parks
- swimming pool
- area for playing pétanque (bowls)
- tennis courts
- picnic area

This large open park of 100 hectares is also a place where events take place all around the year like a BMX Base Contest (april), a Donkey Fair (may), a Car Show (september), the Roc d'Azur (october), the International Air festival (october).

At the entrance, a signboard shows a detailed plan together with relevant informations.
A clic here on Base Nature (Fréjus) opens a new window with full size online map.

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 7 mn = 20 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 39 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 30 mn = 43 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 62 mn
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
Access for disabled persons
More details
Very likely to be crowded in July August
   GPS 43.418016 N 6.734533 E