Canyoning in the Var

You would like to try canyoning in the Var during your holidays around Fréjus Saint Raphael. There are many different canyons in the Alpes Maritimes mountains which are not very far from most of the main cities in the Var. This page will give you the best options for you to try canyoning in the Var with the approximate driving times…

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Canyoning in the Var-half days trips

When you come from the Var, the first canyons you will find are half-day trips. It means you will spend around 3 hours in the valley with 2h-2h30 in the water. These outings are really perfect for families even with 8 years old children. The best season to discover the activity with young children runs from june to september.

Sportsmen will also have good fun in these canyons specially in Gorges du Loup as they will find big jumps.

The two best half-day canyoning trips near the Var are the Gorges du Loup and Cramassouri canyon.

To give you an idea, here are the approximate driving times to reach Gorges du Loup canyoning tour coming from the main cities in the Var:

1h10 from Frejus, Saint Raphael or Roquebrune sur Argens

1h15 from Saint Aygulf

1h20 from Les Issambres

1h30 from Sainte Maxime

Here is the page about canyoning in Gorges du Loup

Now you will find here the driving times to go to Cramassouri:

1h10 from Frejus, Saint Raphael or Roquebrune sur Argens

1h15 from Saint Aygulf

1h20 from Les Issambres

1h30 from Sainte Maxime

More about Cramassouri canyoning tour

Full day trips

The Bollène is the closest tour from the Var main cities . It is grade 2 which means intermadiate.

Here is the average time you will spend in your car to go there :

1h30 from Frejus, Saint Raphael or Roquebrune sur Argens

1h45 from Saint Aygulf or Les Issambres

2h00 from Sainte Maxime

See informations about the Bollène

If you are very sporty and want to try really challenging canyoning trips, then you will have to drive quite a long time:

2h00 from Frejus, Saint Raphael or Roquebrune sur Argens

2h15 from Les Issambres

2h30 from Sainte Maxime

The two grade 3 canyoning tours closest to the Var are:

Riolan : A wild adventure in the biggest canyon of the Alpes Maritimes.

La Maglia : The best one for thrilling experiences with big jumps.