Spend your holidays in a Provençal seaside resort, Le Lavandou in Var on the French Riviera. Located in the south of France, near to Bormes les Mimosas, the commune of Le Lavandou covers 12 Km of Mediterranean coastline with 12 fine sandy beaches and small coves in a natural environment: pines, mimosas, eucalyptus, succulents, palm trees. Exceptional sea diving trips off the coast of Le Lavandou. Fishing, sea trips. Traditional festivals. Originally, the village of le Lavandou was just a section of the to Bormes-les-Mimosas. In 1909, the people of Le Lavandou demanded independence . The Council of State passed bill to make Le Lavandou a commune via a law promulgate by the President of the Republic Raymond Poincaré on 25 May 1913 [more on centenary 1913- 2013|. Le Lavandou has been twinned with Kronberg (Germany) since 1973.
It has earned the following distinctions for its environment: 4 flowers from "Villes et Villages Fleuris", Blue Flag of Europe, Etoiles de Mer flag, Pelagos agreement, awarded 1er Regional Sea by Paca Region
District : Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur (France South) Position : opposite Golden Islands Department : Var (83980) Come to Le Lavandou by road, rail, air : Nice, Marseille, Toulon airports, or by fast train TGV ( Toulon station) IGN maps : 3446ET or Zoom Michelin : 1114 Population : 5356 inhabitants  Altitude : 8 to 243 m Surface area : 3005 hectares
international Identification : Geonames FR.B8.83.832.83070 - 3003713
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Useful information Le Lavandou
On site: taxis, car rentals, boats, quads and bicycles (protected cycle path of 100 Km in Corniche des Maures)