What to do in Bandol and the surrounding area?

The Hotel Bel Ombra is ideally located 300 m. from the port and Renecros beach, but it is also the starting point for many activities. From the port, you can set sail and visit the island of Embiez, the emblematic island of Porquerolles, or the famous Calanques of Cassis. The Hotel Bel Ombra is located 20 minutes from the Castellet circuit

Bandol wines

The Bandol vineyard is a delight for the eyes and taste buds. Discover the 1,600 hectares of vines, all in restanques. The wines of the Bandol Appellation are carried by the passion and the know-how of each winegrower who works his vines with delicacy and gentleness.

Meet its passionate winegrowers during your stay in our 2-star hotel in Bandol. You can easily reach one of the many wine routes from your hotel close to the beaches in Bandol

Outdoor activities

To find yourself surrounded by nature during your stay in our hotel in Bandol, we advise you to take the coastal path. This walk is a must, you will pass by the most beautiful places in the region and you will obtain superb viewpoints of the sea, the port strong> and on Mediterranean nature

We welcome thrill enthusiasts to the nautical base of Bandol, you can practice parasailing, jet-ski,water skiing and flyboard

The island of Embiez

From Bandol, take the boat and in a few minutes crossing, you will be on the hidden paradise of the Var, the island of Embiez

On this island, belonging to the Paul Ricard Islands, you can indulge in lazing around on a fine sand beach, stroll in the coves, take the little train to discover the island, rent a bike, take a diving course, visit one of the museums on the island and explore the creators' village

Le Castellet

Le Castellet is a charming medieval village in the heart of Provence.

You will enter this village through one of the two fortified gates, which will immerse you in another era. You will be charmed by the small streets, artisan shops and traditional restaurants

One of the key activities to do during your visit to Le Castellet is to attend a car race on the Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet.

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La Cadière d’Azur

A few kilometers from our quiet hotel in Bandol, discover the village La Cadière d’Azur

This charming village is perched on a cliff overlooking the Bandol vineyard and is surrounded by pine forests

Walk through the narrow, steep streets of the town center to discover the rich medieval past of La Cadière d'Azur.

We advise you to discover the fountains, the Clock Tower, the remains of the ramparts and the church Saint-André

The creeks of Cassis

On foot or by boat, reach the famous calanques of Cassis, which perfectly combine green nature, a golden beach and a turquoise water

Visit these exceptional natural places that will take you on a journey: Port-Miou, Port-Pinand En-Vau. After a beautiful walk, more or less steep in the countryside, you will reach its little corners of paradise


Visit one of the largest cities in the Var, Toulon. It will charm you with its different landscapes, its monuments, its history and its districts

To get a superb view, we invite you to Mont Faron, to discover the joys of living by the sea.  

Settle comfortably on the beach, in the bars or restaurants of Mourillon, for cultural outings, visit the museums of Toulon, and for shopping, stroll the streets of the city center, the Place de la Liberté and the Rue des Arts.