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Hyères is a municipality in the department of Var.


Hyères is a community whose main center is in mainland France. It also features a saline (Salins-d'Hyères) and a peninsula, Presqu'île de Giens. Furthermore, just off the peninsula and the saline cost, the group of islands, "Les îles d'Or" (isles of gold), also named "îles d'Hyères" (islands of Hyères). The islands are, from West to East: Île de Bagaud, Rocher du Rascas, Îlot de la Gabinière, Île de Port-Cros, Île du Levant, Île du Petit Langoustier. A part of the island group, consisting of territoty of Île de Porquerolles, the ensemble of Île de Port-Cors et Île de Bagaud, the islet of Rascas and the islet of Gabinière as well as maritime surface are part of the National Park of Port-Cros.

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  • Fondation Carmignac museum (Courtade plain, a 10-minute walk from the Port and village on the island of Porquerolles). closed until spring 2019. The villa Carmignac, offering an exquisite collection of classic modern art, will open in spring 2019. Booking in advance via the website is strongly recommended as there is a limit to the number of visitors (50 per half hour).







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