Welcome to Hyères
In the heart of the Var region, France's first tourist destination, the city of Hyères with its famous golden islands just a stone's throw away and Toulon's harbor close by, is happy to welcome one of the Sailing Tour de France stages.
A dream destination
City of character in a wooded surrounding, Hyères remains a must see for all history and culture enthusiasts, and sea lovers.59 km of continental coast, 3 islands of gold, 2,400 years of history of civilizations: all visitors will be seduced!
A protected heritage
Three main eco-labels distinguish the quality of life in Hyères,"city of palms" where life is good: 4 Fleurs, European Blue Flag, Jardins remarquables (remarkable gardens).The city authorities are committed to the valorization of this outstanding environment with actions such as"Operation Grand Site" for the Giens peninsula or the recognition as "City of art and history".
For the love of sport
In Hyères, sport is loved and practiced as a hobby or for medals, indoors or outdoors.Some 18,000 club members (half of them under 18), more than 150 clubs (12 on national level), 15 top athletes: with these figures Hyères has earned a bronze "City of Sports" award from the French Regional Olympic and Sports Committee.
Yachting capital city
In its world-renowned "boating stadium", large-scale events are organized and hosted throughout the year. In this unique setting, Hyères is the only French city (and one of four in the world) hosting a World Cup Series regatta which succeeded the pre-Olympic weeks celebrating their 50th birthday in 2018.The site and its exceptional natural assets are worthy of a "sailing Roland Garros"!