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Fréjus is a coastal town in the French Riviera , near St. Raphael. This Roman city's many buildings make it the richest concentration of this period in France after Arles.


It was founded as a port during the era of Julius Caesar as "Forum Julii", meaning 'market of Julius'.

Port Fréjus which has a capacity of 750 moorings, is surrounded by beautiful fine sandy beaches.

Get in[edit]

Saint-Léonce Cathedral

By car[edit]

Access to Fréjus, from the A8 motorway, is by exit 37 (from Paris, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, then by Route Nationale 7, or by exit 38 (from Nice) and the Departmental Route 37. The RN7 crosses the town from Puget-sur-Argens to Adrests-de-l'Esterel The seaside road from Sainte-Maxime or Saint-Raphaël is the RD559.

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By coach[edit]

There is a bus station in Saint Raphaël, with links to Marseille, Cannes and Nice.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Saint-Léonce Cathedral of Fréjus. Begun in medieval but resulting from several eras. The baptistry in Frejus Cathedral dates from the 5th century CE, and there are columns from Roman buildings. Fréjus Cathedral (Q1135277) on Wikidata Fréjus Cathedral on Wikipedia
  • Church of St. Maximus
  • Esterel Hills
Roman Amphitheatre
  • 2 Roman Amphitheatre. Roman amphitheater of Fréjus (Q276063) on Wikidata Arènes de Fréjus on Wikipedia
  • 3 Roman Aqueduct (Aqueduct Romain), Avenue du XVème corps. 42 km long, it runs for 1.8 km on bridges and 500 m on walls. Large parts of the aqueduct are still well preserved.
  • 4 Étangs de Villepey Saint Aygulf. A native swamp zone, in the mouth of the Argens. (Q3591786) on Wikidata
  • 5 Lantern of Augustus. Roman period.
  • 6 Golden stave (Portée dorée). Roman period.
  • 7 Memorial of the Black Army (mémorial de l'armée noire), Boulevard de la Liberation. Paying homage to the Black Army.
  • 8 Villa Aurélienne. Built in 1889 for JH Crossman, in a 24-hectare wooded park.


There are quite good beaches between Frejus and St. Aygulf. Frejus has a beautiful cathedral There is a large water park (Parc Aquatica)


  • 1 Town centre market, Place Formingé. Wednesday and Saturday morning.
  • 2 Saint Aygulf market. Tuesday and Friday morning.
  • 3 Fréjus Plage market, Port Fréjus and Fréjus plage. Tuesday, Friday and Sunday morning.


You can eat a lot of delicious meals without paying a lot.




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