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The heart of Provence

Villa Fontane is situated between the historic villages of La Garde-Freinet and Grimaud.

From Villa Fontane you are half and hour’s drive from:

  • Saint-Tropez
  • Port Grimaud
  • Ramatuelle
  • Gassin
  • Collobrières
  • Pampelonne
  • Gigaro Beach
  • Le Monastère de la Verne
  • Thoronet Abbey

We are close to the beaches – Grimaud Plage is 15 minutes away.

From Villa Fontane you can easily explore the best of Provence:

  • Cotignac
  • The Verdon Gorges
  • Lavandou
  • Roussillon
  • Grasse
  • The Luberon
  • Aix-en-Provence
  • Orange
  • Arles
  • The Camargue
  • Marseille
  • Cannes
  • Nice
  • Monaco
  • Italy

Outdoor activities

The Gulf of Saint-Tropez offers a vast choice of “green” activities:

Hiking trails

Steep hills for cycling

Sandy beaches and sparkling sea (15 minutes from Villa Fontane)

Water sports and yachting events (Voiles de St-Tropez)

Horse riding

Classic car and motorbike events

Tennis and golf (numerous magnificent courses!)

Culture and Gastronomy

The Summer brings festivals and other cultural events to the Gulf of Saint-Tropez:  open-air theatres with plays, jazz, rock and classical music, street theatre and more.

Every day is Provencal market day in one of the surrounding villages (Wednesdays and Sundays in La Garde Freinet) – local products and specialities to be discovered!

Vintage flea market enthusiasts will appreciate the quality and range of goods on sale at market stalls and in local shops.

The wineries in the area will welcome you in their cellars to taste their world-famous wines.  Château Minuty, Domaine de La Croix and Château St Maur all have delicious rosé to buy (and take home).

We would be delighted to organise your stay with us.  Look at our suggestions in our Friends in Provence Programme

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