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Théoule-sur-Mer Théoule-sur-Mer - 1759
Théoule-sur-Mer Théoule-sur-Mer - 1761
Théoule-sur-Mer Théoule-sur-Mer - 1762

Théoule-sur-Mer, Cote d'Azur / French Riviera

Nestled in the Estérel massif, this pretty seaside resort, sheltered from the mistral thanks to its promontory, is renowned for its creeks with red rocks and turquoise waters. Spending your holidays in Théoule means enjoying both the sea and the mountains in a heavenly setting!

What makes this village special?

Between Mandelieu and Cannes, Théoule-sur-Mer offers more than 10 kilometers of coastline and no less than 7 beaches, which make it a paradise for divers. It is good to stroll around the small marina, one of the very first built in France in 1962, with its red stone mini-lighthouse, and admire the 19th century villas and their luxuriant gardens, without forgetting the Château des Mineurs, a former soap factory converted into a holiday residence, as well as several historical monuments such as the statue of Our Lady of Africa, 12 meters high, that of the Reclining Woman, or the fountain in the Place du Général-Bertrand , carved from a single block of stone.

Théoule also has its castle, originally a soap factory built in 1630. Rebuilt at the end of the 19th century, it has retained the foundations and vaulted cellars of the original building. It is surrounded by an arboretum which must be visited.

On the heights of Théoule, facing the sea, stands a curiosity not to be missed. This is the Palais Bulles, by the Hungarian architect Antti Lovag, a 1,200 m 2 villa with incredible spherical shapes. Nature lovers will be seduced by the diversity of activities: hikes to conquer the surrounding peaks, or walks to the Pointe de l'Aiguille, a park with magnificent red rocks plunging into crystal clear waters, swimming, diving, sailing, sea, water skiing, balneotherapy, horse riding and golf. Théoule-sur-Mer is lively all year round.

There are many markets: on Tuesday and Friday mornings, the Provençal market takes place on the Place du Général-Bertrand, and on Wednesday evenings, from May to September, the coastal farmers' market is held on the port. A designer market takes place at Espace Botta, avenue Charles-Dahon, on Thursday evenings in July and August, to the delight of holidaymakers.

Do not leave without having tasted the specialties: bouillabaisse, pissaladière, fish, ratatouille...

Throughout the year, events and festivals follow one another, always attracting people, the best known being the Razorbike Trophy, the Critérium pedestrian de l'Estérel, Théoule, Arts and Flowers, the Fête de la Mer, the Festival du Palais des Bulles and Théoule, Arts & Wines.

Impossible, therefore, to be bored in Théoule-sur-Mer?


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