National Park of Port-Cros, Port-Cros

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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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  • We went there in May and it was simply gorgeous. Perfect sunny weather and beautiful nature. We were travelling along Hyeres and it was easy enough to find our way to the connecting ferry. We saw the ...  more »
  • A stop for the day was wonderful. The water is crystal clear, we see the fish. Great place to go hiking. A preserved place must see!
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  • Port Cros is a wonderful island. To circumnavigate kayaking (motor transport cannot get closer and out of this we have so much to learn from the French), and to explore internally walk (very few cars are of the residents). A complete ban on fishing. Blue sea, scents, sounds, colours will enchant anyone coming in this heavenly place. We're not that far from Liguria, but they figured out how to preserve the beautiful places, we have confused ideas from God of money.
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