“They say one can sometimes swim in December.The weather is admirable.”
Leo Tolstoy – 1860 Letters.

In the nineteenth century, Hyères became the favoured winter retreat for the cultural and political elite thanks to its exceptionally mild climate, rich soil and gardens where local plants as well as exotic species flourish all year long….

Today, coming to Hyères off-season means to enjoy the unique atmosphere of the medieval city, to take the time to live, to discover the famous land, marine and submarine landscapes and enjoy the sunshine on the arbustus and orange trees… Gourmet or sportive, cultural or romantic getaway, a wide variety of activities are offered to visitors to relax in the sun without worrying about the cold of winter.

Discover our brand new 2-minute film and appreciate Hyeres’ special winter atmosphere.