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Introduction


Welcome to Lavandou Station with 12 sand

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Authentic village of fishermen, modern, dynamic and sportive seaside resort, a cultural city. 

12 kilometres of coast where beaches, creeks blend into different colours, from light blue to azure and amethyst to the turquoise colour of the sea.

12 marvellous beaches with thin sand, whose granulometry and the variety of colours are a real geological curiosity.

Lush Mediterranean vegetation and a protected environment.

An international port with 1100 parking places divided into 3 docks and with a stretch of water of more than 7 ha.

The « Blue flag of Europe » for its managing of water and environment at large, for its actions to promote education to sensitize at the protection of our environment, at the preservation of our coast heritage, at the safety and beach equipments.

The « starfish flag» for the quality of its bathing water.

The « flowery city label », for its flowers and trees that contribute to the embellishment of Le Lavandou.

A wide range of entertainments, distractions and festivities.

Lodging of quality, several shops and one of the best food...


Le Lavandou welcomes you in unique place
where everything contributes to an unforgettable vacation !

Le Lavandou at a glance

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COUNTRY

France / Southern Europe

REGION

Provence – Alpes- Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

DEPARTMENT

VAR (83)

CITY

LE LAVANDOU « La Cité des Dauphins » and « La Station aux 12 sables » 
5 NEIGHBOURHOODS : SAINT-CLAIR / LA FOSSETTE / AIGUEBELLE / CAVALIÈRE / PRAMOUSQUIER

ETYMOLOGY LAVADOU (which means washing place in Provençal) or variety of Lavender ( Lavandula Stoechas) or Le Lavendour, vent d'est "lévent dur"

DATE OF BIRTH

May 23, 1913 (communal autonomy)

LOCATION

On the Mediterranean seaside, just in front of the islands « Le Levant » and « Port-Cros » (at 7 nautical miles) with an International port of 1100 sites.
In front of the « Massif des Maures » completely on the the South of the Var in the French Riviera.

CLIMATE : Mild and temperate – Weather warm and dry in summer.

SURFACE : 3200 hectares

POPULATION

6 002 Lavandouraines and Lavandourains

TWIN TOWN

Kronberg im Taunus (Germany) since 1972