Saint Cyprien, in the famously idyllic south of France, is a popular resort which is well suited to a wide selection of tourists. Situated in a secure and welcoming stretch of French coast in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountain range, the region boasts excellent amenities, including award winning golf courses. There is no shortage of stunning ocean views in the resort as Saint Cyprien is home to both a beautiful, blue flag winning beach and a world renowned harbour. Further inland, green fields and thick woodland cover the open countryside.
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Many Saint Cyprien holidays revolve around the resort's picturesque marina and beach. As a result, some of the most popular activities for tourists include water sports. Here, holidaymakers can go snorkelling or diving in the clear Mediterranean waters, try sailing and jet skiing on the surface or a spot of quayside fishing (perfect for a fresh seafood dinner at Les Jardins de Neptune). Alternatively, there are plenty of leisurely activities to enjoy on dry land, such as golf, badminton, tennis and squash. In order to make the most of the rural landscape that the region has to offer, visitors can try horseback riding, hiking the 22.5km pedestrian path, or cycling. There is also a fun-filled waterpark nearby, where the whole family can have fun on rides, slides and in the pools.
Things to see
There are plenty of must-see places close to Saint Cyprien where visitors can soak up local culture. For a truly memorable spot of holiday sightseeing, visit the following locations:
The Art Collections of Saint Cyprien
This gallery celebrates the work of local artists through history and also houses some great and famous works. Here you can see pieces by renowned 19th century painters, Eugene Boudin and members of the Barbizon School art movement.
Garden Plants Capellans
This idyllic garden is well known for its shaded paths, flawless flower beds, ponds and small, rocky waterfalls. Coconut and Jubaea trees which are more than 100 years old grow in this five hectare garden, alongside tropical palms, bamboos and water flowers.