Discover Bandol near the campsite
Bandol is an authentic seaside resort in the Var, less than 20 minutes from the Orly d’Azur campsite, full of charm! Do like Marcel Pagnol, Mistinguett, Raimu or Fernandel: enjoy the idleness of its magnificent beaches or the wild beauty of its creeks and natural coves! Without forgetting its wines which make the reputation of this pretty city (to consume with moderation).
Stay in our campsite near Bandol
The 3 star Orly d’Azur campsite, 20 minutes from Bandol, is the ideal starting point todiscover the Var and more widely Provence.
Take advantage of your family stay to relax in our campsite with water park and swimming pool and enjoy your vacations in the South of France. We offer different types of accommodation: mobile home rental, chalet, cottage or a camping pitch. Numerous activities are organized at the Bandol campsite without forgetting our restaurant area with terrace and a playground for the children. .
Discover Bandol, in the Var
You want to discover the South of France, near our campsite Six Fours les Plages, and you wonder how to spend your family vacations? This village located on the Mediterranean Sea has many activities to offer. Farniente, gastronomy, hiking, water sports: parents and children will find something to spend unforgettable moments. So, pack your bags and head for the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in our Orly d’Azur campsite!
Originally, Bandol was a small fishing village. Today it is a very touristy seaside resort with its beaches, its marina, and its wild creeks on the Mediterranean. The main activities are of course swimming and water sports, as well as fishing.
The old town of Bandol
The tourist office of Bandol proposes you a route in the city. A circuit to follow to travel through time and discover the history of Bandolais. You will pass by the marina, admire its most beautiful buildings (hotels and villas), learn more about its great men and the development of the town, from the small fishing port to the present seaside resort.
The beaches in Bandol
For families, the supervised beaches will certainly be your preference. Here are 4 sandy beaches that meet this requirement near our campsite:
- Rènecros beach, sheltered from the wind and protected from the strongest heat;
- Casino beach, accessible to PRM and strollers;
- central beach, close to the activities of the city center, its ice cream and pancake vendors, and near the saving shade of the gardens;
- Grand Vallat beach, in a district with remarkable architecture.
For more intimate moments, in the middle of nature, wild spots await you. On the program: swimming, snorkeling, fishing or scuba diving.
The coastal path from Bandol
To enjoy a splendid panorama of the Big Blue, take the coastal path. This hiking trail runs along the coast for about 30 kilometers. You will admire cliffs and creeks, a succession of coves and inlets. A new perspective opens up on the Mediterranean and the land at every turn, a striking contrast between the turquoise water and the vegetation of the seaside.
Take regular breaks for swimming in the creeks you will discover along the way. Little treasures that will make the youngest ones want to come back to walk on the trail the following days after a good night in a mobile home at the campsite.
Unusual activities near the Bandol campsite, in the Var
Here are a few off-the-beaten-path activities you might consider on your camping vacation:
- a guided tour of the Péchés Gourmands cookie factory in Six-Fours-les-Plages;
- a night ride on an E-bike to admire the sunset on one of the most beautiful spots of Bandol;
- a stained glass initiation workshop in Sanary-sur-Mer (5 sessions of 3 hours, from 9 years old).
What to do in Bandol when it rains?
Bandol is discovered by all the times. In summer, you can enjoy many water activities, swimming and strolling through its charming little streets or along the coastline.
If it rains, here are some ideas for activities to do near the campground, in addition to our water park:
- enjoy a meal in one of the typical restaurants of the region to taste the gastronomy of Provence and the wine of Bandol;
- visit the church of Saint-François de Sales,
- discover the vineyards and their cellars and meet the wine producers,
- Visit designer workshops to discover local crafts,
- try your luck at the casino.
The most beautiful villages around Bandol
Around Bandol and our campsite, you will discover many villages and seaside resorts like Sanary, Toulon, Saint Tropez without forgetting the islands of Porquerolles and Port Cros.
In the heart of the Bandol AOC territory, La Cadière d’Azur, Le Castellet and Evenos are three perched villages typical of Provencal architecture. From the top of their hill, they watch over the vineyard at their foot.
Soak up the landscape by spending a day visiting these villages, squares and hamlets. Cicadas singing, open view on the countryside, scents of Provence, paved streets, shaded arbors, olive oil and Bandol AOC wine, all the charm of Pagnol to discover in a circuit full of authenticity.
Among these communes, Le Castellet is an ancient medieval village, the best preserved in the Var. Traffic is restricted to pedestrians. An exceptional setting with a breathtaking view. Not to be missed!
Stay in our campsite near Bandol
Staying at Orly d’Azur, our campsite near Bandol, in the Var, is the assurance to spend great moments with your family! Take advantage of a large choice of mobile homes and camping pitches, numerous activities and entertainment for families with children. Not to mention our water park with outdoor pool for an ideal vacation in Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur.