There are two distinct parts to this town. Grimaud itself and Port Grimaud. The former lies in the mountains, the later on the coast.
Nestled in the heart of the Maures mountain range and bordering the Golfe de Saint-Tropez, lies the medieval village of Grimaud: It is one of the most ancient villages in the Maures mountains and offers its visitors a variety of charm and tradition.
The village is very appealing with its paved and flowered streets winding all the way from the Romanesque church to the ruins of the feudal castle. Only fifteen minutes drive away from Résidence Les Marronniers, the remains of the castle are in themselves worthy of a visit.
While exploring the village you will see beautiful old houses that have been superbly renovated and be able to admire the breathtaking views of the Golfe de Saint-Tropez from the hillside.
Port Grimaud, designed from scratch in 1966 by French architect-sailor Francois Spoerry is a small town on the coast, just along the coast from Saint-Tropez. No two houses are exactly alike and each has its own boat mooring.
Spoerry designed Port Grimaud to be like Venice, but with all the colors of Provence.
The result is a dream come true for boating fans: The town is a network of canals, pastel-colored houses, small stone bridges, pretty streets and squares with street cafes, boutiques and restaurants. The local restaurants are reasonably priced and offer mostly a plat du jour menu.
Port Grimaud captures the atmosphere of a Venetian-style fishing village with the flair of the Provence.
Further Information about Grimaud
For more information, please contact Office de Tourisme de Grimaud (see below). They will be only too pleased to assist you further and to send you tourist information via snail mail.
Office de Tourisme de Grimaud
1 Bld. des Aliziers