Find on this page all the information needed to prepare your trip to the island.

Shuttle boats to Porquerolles

Several Ferry companies connect the mainland to Porquerolles island. From Hyères - the Tour Fondue located at the end of the Giens Peninsula with TLV TVM (all year round), but also from other coastal municipalities in Var (during high-season).

Accommodation in Porquerolles

Hotels, holiday rentals, guesthouses, holiday residences and on board ships, Porquerolles offers accomodations to suit all tastes. We hope you enjoy your stay!

Porquerolles Events

The list of what’s going on during your stay in Porquerolles !

Leisure and activities

Have you ever been on this island that has regained its natural beauty thanks to the conservation efforts of the National Park? Porquerolles, the most visited of the Golden Isles (îles d’Or), is at its best in the low season. The natural beauty of Porquerolles is best explored by bike, by foot or even by boat. Here, everyone is […]

Porquerolles beaches

Porquerolles has two facets: on the southern side, the coast is made of steep cliffs and secluded creeks only accessible to hikers. The northern side, on the other hand, offers fine sand beaches and turquoise waters…our very own Caribbean!   This special island awaits your visit…   

Itineraries and routes

You'll find below an interactive map of the routes and cycling paths recommended by the Tourist Office.


From snacks to haute cuisine, here's a look at the restaurants in Porquerolles.

Shops and services

You’ll find on this page a selection of shops and services on the island.  We also have listed all the institutions such as  the post office, the police station, the city hall…    

Places to see

Because Porquerolles has many faces, you’ll find below a selection of places to see on the island. Some of them are open to the public.

Safety measures on Porquerolles

In the interest of everyone’s safety, access to the island’s forests may be temporarily closed to the public. In these circumstances, it is only allowed to transit (walking or biking) on the paths leading to the beaches, the lighthouse and the Oustaou de Diou creek. These authorised paths are highlighted in green on the map below. […]

Useful information

Parkings, harbor master, fire risks and other information about the national park are on this page

Contact Porquerolles

You can contact our office in Porquerolles using the form below or the ” chat ” in the lower-right corner.

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Welcome to Porquerolles! A short 10-minutes boat ride away from the coast, the crescent-shaped island nestles a charming village in its centre where you will find a wide and diverse offer of accommodation, restaurants and bike rentals. The best way to discover Porquerolles is hiking or cycling on the numerous marked trails of the National Park.

Porquerolles has two facets: on the southern side, the coast is made of steep cliffs and secluded creeks only accessible to hikers. The northern side, on the other hand, offers fine sand beaches and turquoise waters…our very own Caribbean! As for the core of the island, it is made of fertile plains on which the botanical conservatory grows ancient and unique species. This special island awaits your visit…

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Villa Carmignac in Porquerolles

If anyone had told me five years ago that I would be approaching paintings from Jean-Michel Basquiat, Botticelli, Roy Lichtenstein and Warhol In Porquerolles I wouldn't have believed it.. But, after many years of tremendous work, Charles Carmignac managed to offer a collection of art in the most beautiful setting. The villa Carmignac is now open !

Emmanuel Lopez garden

At the exit of the village, in the direction of the Lighthouse, the Emmanuel Lopez Garden, adjoining the “Maison de Parc National” (National Park of Port-Cros headquarter on Porquerolles), cover one hectare. It includes plants adapted to the Mediterranean climate: olive trees, laurels, cacti and a high diversity of palm trees (Chamaerops, Phoenix canariensis, Butia capitata). You will also discover spectacular plants from all over the world: South Africa, Australia, South America, South Asia, and Florida. Open year-round.

Visits to Fort Sainte Agathe & Moulin du Bonheur

Self guided tour of the Fort st Agathe 7j/7 10am-1pm 3pm-6pm Adults : 5 euros Free under 18 years old Guided tour of the Fort Sainte Agathe & Moulin du Bonheur on wednesday and friday 10am 10 euros/adult 5 euros/children Free under 6 years old Reservations at the Maison du Parc National

Carmignac Photojournalism Award 10 Years of Reportage

The exceptional display of more than 100 photographs showcases ten years of photo reports, spotlighting human rights violations and environmental issues, in different regions of the world. This retrospective is also a tribute to the courage and independence of the photojournalists who, through their own unique perspectives, have witnessed and shared the irreversible upheavals that the planet is going through. On the ground floor of the foundation’s spaces, the first eight projects are presented as a thematic journey through the regions explored by the Award. From the normalization of ‘‘conflict zones’’ in both Lashkars (Pashtunistan) by Massimo Berruti and Gaza: The Book of Destruction by Kai Wiedenhöfer, to accounts of modern slavery in The Trap: Trafficking of Women in Nepal by Lizzie Sadin, and Libya: a Human Marketplace by Narciso Contreras; with reports from forgotten regions of the French colonial empire in Guyana: Colony by Christophe Gin, and from Newsha Tavakolian’s Iran (Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album); and with projects uncovering fundamental attacks on freedom of expression, including Spasibo by Davide Monteleone (Chechnya) and Zimbabwe: Your wounds will be named silence by Robin Hammond, the exhibition invites visitors to consider the humanitarian crises and environmental disruptions that affect many countries today. In the upstairs exhibition spaces, two reports dedicated to climate change and its human consequences will be on display: the ‘‘new Far West’’, Arctic: New Frontier by Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen (2018), and Amazônia by Tommaso Protti (2019). Carmignac Photojournalism Award In 2009, while the media and photojournalism faced an unprecedented crisis, Edouard Carmignac created the Carmignac Photojournalism Award to support photographers in the field. Led by Emeric Glayse, the Award annually funds the production of an investigative photo reportage on human rights violations and geostrategic issues in the world. Selected by an international jury, the laureates receive a €50,000 grant to carry out a 6-month field report with the support of Fondation Carmignac, which produces, upon their return, a travelling exhibition and the publication of a monograph. Fondation Carmignac Created in 2000 by Édouard Carmignac, Fondation Carmignac is a corporate foundation founded on two main strands: its contemporary art collection that comprises more than 300 works and the Carmignac Photojournalism Award, an annual award that has supported the production of an investigative report since 2009. Led by Charles Carmignac, the foundation is dedicated to supporting contemporary creation and sharing its collection with the public. In June 2018, Fondation Carmignac opened an exhibition space, Villa Carmignac, and a sculpture garden inspired by the surrounding listed national park on the Mediterranean island of Porquerolles, France. Visitors are invited to discover temporary exhibitions, in situ commissions, and a programme of cultural activities and performances.

Porquerolle’s race regatta

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Porquerolle’s cup regatta

Porquerolles Yacht Club’s most famous regatta, takes place every year on Pentecost Sunday. The boats go around the island in a direction decided the day before. The start is given from the beach of Argent or Courtade.

Porquerolle’s classic regatta

It’s a gathering of traditional boats. The regatta is part of the official calendar of the Association “Française des Yachts de Tradition”. It brings together fifty boats, among the most beautiful sailing boats in the Mediterranean.

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A day on Porquerolles

Ever dreamt about spending a day on Porquerolles, one of the most beautiful islands of the French Riviera? It is now possible from only 39€ per adult. For the 5th year in a row, the special offer “L'hiver est plus doux à Porquerolles” returns. Enjoy a relaxing off-season day on Porquerolles, also known as the pearl of the Golden Isles, off-season: a bike ride, a stroll through the amazing nature combined with a savoury meal in the village or on the port...