©

La Croix-Valmer trip planner

Create a fully customized day by day
itinerary for free

Start planning your trip here!

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

La Croix-Valmer

4.6
Beaches · Reefs · Turkish Baths
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. On April 16, 1893, a stone cross was erected on the site where tradition holds this vision occurred. La Croix-Valmer became a commune on 6 April 1934, separating from the commune of Gassin.The area has been inhabited since ancient times, as demonstrated by the discovery of remains such as prehistoric tools, cists, and the Roman farm of Pardigon (dating from the third century BC).During the Second World War, the beaches of La Croix-Valmer were part of the Allied invasion of Provence during Operation Dragoon. The name of one of the local beaches, Plage du Débarquement ("Landing Beach"), bears witness to this.
Use our France route website to arrange your visit to La Croix-Valmer and other destinations in France.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to La Croix-Valmer

  • Compose it!
    Your own itinerary for your car vacation, beach vacation, city trip, any near or distant journey ... ready within 10 minutes.
  • Customize it.
    Refine your plan. We find the best routes and opportunities.
  • Book it.
    Choose from the best accommodations (Expedia, AirBnB), airlines and activities, by yourself or share with travel professionals for the utmost experience. Up to 50% discount!
  • Do it yourself.
    Or share your plan with travel professionals for a customized trip

Top La Croix-Valmer tours

Places to visit with La Croix-Valmer

NiceTrip planner Best for: Landmark, Lookout, Specialty Museum MarseilleTrip planner Best for: Religious Site, Pier / Boardwalk, History Museum CannesTrip planner Best for: Forest, Landmark, Island AntibesTrip planner Best for: Aquarium, Historic Walking Area, Art Museum Saint-RaphaelTrip planner Best for: Landmark, Dolphin / Whale Watching, Casino