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Spend a Day in Fréjus on the Less-Crowded Cote d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Laura:

Fréjus is a beautiful town in the South of France, near Saint-Raphaёl. The old town with its colored houses is very much worth a visit, as well as the Roman ruins, and walks in nature around it.

When you are driving there, you will probably pass by the impressive Roman ruins, and see the well-preserved amphitheatre. The amphitheatre can be visited and hosts some big events in summer.

…Continue reading here to see her photos from the family’s visit to Fréjus. They visited the market, the beautiful cloisters (in photo) and a vineyard bien sûr.

Market Day is Every Day (almost)

Happy shopping!

Plan your visit on a Wednesday or Saturday, to enjoy the Marché Provençal with vendors stalls through many streets in the historic centre. It runs from 8:30h – 12:30h.

Sunday mornings there is a Marché Traditionnel at Fréjus-Plage (the beach).

Tuesday and Friday mornings head to Place de la République for the  Marché Traditionnel.

During summer months there are also night markets every night at Port-Fréjus and Fréjus-Plage.

Tourist information

Office de Tourisme (Fréjus) – website
Le Florus II – 249, rue Jean Jaurès
83618 Fréjus
Tel: + 33 (0)4 94 51 83 83
Open Hours: July and August all day, the balance of the year check the website for exact hours.

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Laura’s family is multicultural. She is Dutch, and lives in Switzerland, with her French-Swiss husband and two (2) boys. The family travels for pleasure (and leisure) discovering new places, exploring different cultures and enjoying the people that they meet. Laura says, “I am curious, and I love the fact that travelling always triggers the curiosity of children.”

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