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Port-Cros is an island belonging to the French group of islands called the Îles d'Hyères. Lying in the vast Mediterranean, the island was donated to the French government when they promised that in exchange a National Park would be built on it. National Park of Port-Cros was established in 1963, and is a renowned wildlife sanctuary today. The island itself is about 4 km (2.5 mi) wide, with an overall area of about 650 ha (over 1600 ac). Formerly, the island belonged to the Greeks, and it is a very scenic location, making it a great tourist attraction. To visit National Park of Port-Cros on your trip to Port-Cros, use our Port-Cros travel itinerary maker.
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3 days in Iles d'Hyeres BY A USER FROM TURKEY July, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 45 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in France & Monaco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
Quelle journée inoubliable ! Nous avons pris le bateau le matin à 10h au Lavandou. Une fois sur l'île, nous avons acheté une petite carte IGN à l'office de tourisme à 2€ et choisi une des randonnées d... more »What a memorable day! We took the boat in the morning at 10: 00 at Lavandou. Once on the island, we bought a small map at the tourist office in € 2 and chose one of the hikes of 3 h: the path of the ridges which was just breathtaking! (double meaning: views magnificent but hiking is very athletic, we did it in 3 hours but keep the pace.) However, some parts are accessible for everyone, ask). Then once back to the village, we gave direction underwater trail. Here also the path is a bit complicated in some places, actually takes 30 minutes from the village and there also it worth it! It has the feel of being in an aquarium because of the quantity of fish and especially he mistrusts most men so we can approach them easily. We look for big grouper, but it is was a discreet day! We stay 1 h 30 around the underwater trail. Finally, we returned to the village to take the boat from 19: 00. I recommend the trail under sailor who is more family friendly, the Trek for the most informed because Port Cros has small drops and sometimes difficult paths.View original
Avevo letto che l'arcipelago di Hyeres è tra i più belli del Mondo. Ed è cosi!!! Port Cros è una perla, acque cristalline, sabbia bellissima e sentieri inebrianti. Un gioiello. Portate maschere e pinn... more »I had read that the archipelago of Hyeres is among the most beautiful in the world. And it's so! Port Cros is a Pearl, crystal clear waters, beautiful sand and heady trails. A jewel. Bring masks and fins, and you will be hooked.View original
A l'arrivée, un joli petit port bordé de palmiers où se trouvent les qques restaurants de l'île et un club de plongée. Les ballades à pied sont magnifiques, bien balisées. C'est nature et luxuriant ;-... more »Arrival, a pretty little port lined with Palm trees where the few restaurants on the island and a diving club. Walking are beautiful, well marked. It's nature and lush ;-) I love and recommend June or September (less people and a beautiful weather)View original
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