Port Grimaud: 5 unforgettable experiences to have at least once in your life

You think you know Port Grimaud better than the locals? Sometimes, it’s time to see your own city with fresh eyes. Port Grimaud, nestled by the sea, holds hidden treasures waiting to enchant even the most seasoned visitors.
With its irresistible Mediterranean charm and unique way of life, this jewel of the French Riviera continues to captivate, entice, and offer a plethora of wonders to explore and moments to cherish.

1. Set sail on adventure

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Port Grimaud is the ultimate destination for sea enthusiasts. With almost as many boat moorings as houses, it’s a sailor’s paradise. But even if you’re not a boat owner, there are countless ways to enjoy the maritime magic.
Gather your loved ones and embark on a voyage aboard a boat, whether it’s a leisurely cruise or with a knowledgeable skipper. You’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the azure coast, gently rocked by the Mediterranean waves.

Check out our longtime partner Europe Boat for an unforgettable experience. Don’t forget to mention you’re from Boutemy Immobilier for VIP treatment.

And for a different perspective, explore the canals of this Provençal Venice on a rented electric boat or a traditional « coche d’eau. »

2. Discover our village with a guided tour

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You may have strolled through Grimaud and Port Grimaud countless times, but do you really know their stories? Whether you’re a year-round local or a summer visitor, it’s time to don your tourist hat and uncover the hidden gems that have been right in front of you all along. Join one of the affordable guided tours offered throughout the summer to delve into the history of this unique lakeside town, imagined by architect François Spoerry.

Every Tuesday from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm, from April 1st to November 3rd, Marie, a local tour guide, will unveil the mysteries of our lakeside city to you.
Reservations can be made by phone at +33 6 34 23 50 85 or by email at souslesoleildemarie@gmail.com.

3. Stroll through the local markets

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The Provençal market is a must for a successful vacation on the French Riviera. During the high season, it takes place almost every day in Grimaud or Port Grimaud. Every Monday from April to September, the Plein V’arts artisanal market is held, promoting regional craftsmanship and local products. It runs all day from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Artisans’ Square, where our agency is located, so don’t hesitate to come and say hello!

Food markets are held on Thursday mornings at the Church Square in Grimaud and on Thursday and Sunday mornings at the Market Square in Port Grimaud I. Additionally, a monthly organic market takes place at the Church Square in Grimaud on the following dates: April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, and August 11th, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

4. Explore nature on foot or horseback

Strap on your walking shoes and hit the Coastal Path for a journey through breathtaking landscapes and hidden treasures. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll or an adventurous bike ride, this scenic route promises secluded coves, panoramic vistas, and glimpses of opulent mansions along the way.

For a truly unique experience, saddle up and explore the Mediterranean wilderness on horseback with guided rides offered by Ranch La Mène in Grimaud.

5. Unwind on the beach

While Port Grimaud may not boast the most famous beaches on the French Riviera, its sandy shores are well worth a visit.

The « Plage des Cigales » (Cicadas Beach), copyright Grimaud Tourisme

Cigales Beach, with its charming bridge and picturesque lighthouse, offers a tranquil escape for families and sun-seekers alike. Soak up the sun, take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters, and savor the laid-back atmosphere of this hidden gem. Other beaches in Grimaud include Gros Pin Beach, which offers a superb view of the Citadel of Saint-Tropez, Guerrevieille Beach, and the sandy beach of South Port Grimaud.