50 KM FROM ESTEREL CARAVANING CAMPSITE
WHAT TO DO AND SEE IN LA CROIX VALMER
• The House of the Fathers of Saint Esprit
• The Villa Andalousie
• The Manor
• Villa Couadan
• The Villa Turquoise
• The Villa Louise
• The Villa de la Croix
• Horse riding and cycling
• 7 fine sandy beaches
SITUATION AND DIRECTIONS
From your camp site Esterel Caravaning it will take 1 hour to get to the village La Croix Valmer. When leaving Esterel Caravaning turn right direction Frejus – Saint Raphael. When you arrive at Frejus take direction Saint Tropez then La Croix Valmer.
The town La Croix Valmer gets its name from a legend which comes from roman times the Emperor Constantin was leaving for battle in a war against his step brother Maxence in 312 after J-C. He had a vision of a cross in the sky with the inscription “with this sign victory” in the place where the village was founded. In 1893 a cross was erected right where the legend started. After being considered as one of the Gassin suburbs,
La Croix Valmer gained its independence in 1934 and developed its resort. Today La Croix Valmer is a busy much appreciated tourist destination. Its preserved nature, its numerous beaches and nautical activities not to mention its vineyards makes La Croix Valmer a place not to miss. The town’s slogan says it offers “The quality of life” and its true its charm, tranquil living, its climate, 7 beautiful natural beaches and 220 Hectares of National Park are of exceptional quality.