Visit Bandol, a charming harbour on the Var coast
Located in the western region of Var, near the charming village of Cassis, Bandol is a beautiful harbour on the Var coast. During Summer, it attracts many tourists looking for an authentic Provencal village, beaches and great wines.
Tourism in Bandol
Narrow paved streets, charming places covered with bar and restaurant tables, great open-air food markets with local producers : Bandol incarnates the best of Provence. Spend a day walking the streets, discovering great shops and restaurants and, if the weather allows it, place you towel on a beautiful sandy beach and go for a dive. Bandol is an « easy » small town, where tourists and visitors can enjoy a relaxing day.
If you have time, jump on a boat to go to the Bendor Island.
Victim of its success, Bandol is often crowded by tourism in July and August and real estate in Bandol is quite expensive.
Bandol is also famous for its wine production, one of the most recognised wines in Provence. Most of the production concerns red wines and rosé. Many wineries open their door to visitors and wine tours are often organised by tourist offices. A great way to learn more about wine making and to discover great producers.