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Porquerolles (aka Île de Porquerolles), is an island in the Îles d'Hyères archipelago in Var.


Port of Porquerolles

The island is a part of Port-Cros - Porquerolles National Park[dead link].

As a matter of fact, the most of the Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot le fou was shot at this island.

Get in[edit]

By boat[edit]

In July and August there are other some connections by boat from Toulon, Bandol, La Londe-les-Maures and other places.

Get around[edit]

By foot or by bicycle. It's rumoured there is also one taxi on the island.


Fort Sainte Agathe
  • 1 Eglise Sainte Anne (church). It has a curious Way of the Cross with a knife carried by a soldier.
  • 2 Jardin E. Lopez (E. Lopez garden) (at the edge of the village, on the road to the Lighthouse). from March 08:30-12:30, 14:00-18:00. free.
  • 3 Fort Sainte Agathe (Info and reservations at the Park House), +33 4 94 58 07 24. Only visited by guided tours from 15 Jun to 13 Sep at 10:00, 14:00 and 16:00. There a number of forts on the island. This one is open to the public.
  • 4 Le Moulin du Bonheur (wind mill), +33 4 94 58 07 24. Only visited by guided tours from 15 Jun to 13 Sep at 11:30, 15:30 and 17:30.


There are a number of walking and cycling trails [1][dead link] crossing the island. Perhaps the most popular one is South from the village to the Phare de Porquerolles (lighthouse) (closed to the public).

NB: Outside the village there is only one bar at the plage d'Argent (W of the village), so it's worth to plan accordingly, i.e. take water, etc. with yourself.

Bicycle rent[edit]

Notre-Dame beach


There are a number of nice beaches on the island, mostly along its northern coast.

  • 2 Plage d'argent.
  • 3 Plage de la Courtade.
  • 4 Plage Notre Dame.
  • 5 Plage de la Galère.
  • 6 La plage blanche and La plage noire.






Go next[edit]

Port-Cros — another island in the archipelago

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