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Every month find a different anecdote, historical description, unusual fact from Philippe Cantarel, the Tourist Office guide and speaker. Thanks to him, you will see the two thousand years of Frejus’ history differently.

 

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Fréjus, 2000 years of history

With the ‘2000 years of history’ tour, you will become aware that you are part of history: you are an actor in your time and a spectator of your past. During the last two millennia, others have left traces of their passage in Fréjus. Come and discover the testimonies of our ancestors, their glories, their daily lives, their traditions and our history. The “2000 years of history” guided tour takes you through time as you explore the city of Fréus and discover an extraordinary heritage!

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Forum Lulli, Roman colony

Don’t miss the guided tour “Forum Lulii, Roman colony” if you want to learn all about about Roman Frejus. Our guides will take you on a wooded path bordering the historic heart where you will discover the remains that made the city great: from the aqueduct to the amphitheatre, the largest Roman gate in France and many other exciting reminders of the Romans… Everything will be revealed in a warm and friendly atmosphere!

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Roman pool and the archeological museum

Treat yourself to a special moment during the guided tour of the Roman pond. The site is only accessible with a guide and is one of Fréjus’ hidden jewels. Going down the steps that lead you to the archaeological crypt, you discover an unsuspected place! The tour continues in the archaeological museum presenting different collections: mosaics, sculptures, amphorae and many others, without forgetting the emblematic centrepieces of  ancient Fréjus.

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Mini-cruise in the Gulf of Fréjus

Embark on a mini-cruise along the coast of the Gulf of Frejus, from the Saint-Aygulf coast to the Esterel creeks and St. Raphaël. A guide will be on board to interpret the maritime landscape and explain how it has evolved  from antiquity to the present day.

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“Barrage de Malpasset”

Malpasset, in the heart of the Esterel Massif, shelters the ruins of the arch dam, which collapsed on 2 December 1959, damaging Fréjus and its inhabitants. A tour to understand the geological and technical aspects, with a special place for memories and emotions.

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Fréjus, 2000 years of history at night

Under the street lights, the historic city centre has a different face… You’ll enjoy the charm of its atmosphere at night, where the Roman and medieval monuments take on new colours and the sky light up with fireworks!

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Saint-Aygulf and the customs paths

Created at the end of the 19th century, the seaside resort of Saint-Aygulf has kept its “belle époque” atmosphere. From paintings by Carolus Duran to Parc Areca, and the beautiful villas and the writings of Guy de Maupassant, rediscover the charms of the Côte d’Azur. You will then take the customs path, created under Napoleon 1st and developed by the Touring Club de France, from which you can enjoy the beauty of the landscapes. 5km circuit.

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Family tour – the Fréjus “Bestiary” treasure hunt

Armed with your map and keeping your eyes peeled, go hunting for the animals hidden in the corners, facades, paintings in Fréjus’ historic centre. Games and puzzles will take you to the next step and the guide will reveal the secrets of this hidden bestiary…

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