This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Fréjus. To help you make friends with Fréjus before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Fréjus (Frejus), French Riviera, France, belongs to the Var Department in southeastern France, and is located right by the sea. Toloun and Nizza are nearby. From these cities, it takes less than an hour by car to get to Fréjus, where around fifty-two thousand people permanently live. In summer, the population is a lot higher, thanks to the large number of tourists who want to have some relaxed days on the beach. The history of the town dates back to the Roman Empire. The location was strategically very important, and for this reason, the Romans founded the settlement, which is known as Fréjus nowadays.
The area has a typical Mediterranean climate. The winters are rainy and cool, while the summers are warm to hot with a lot of sunshine. Therefore, Fréjus is a classic summer-holiday destination. The average maximum daily temperature is around twenty-nine degrees Celsius. In January, the maximum temperatures drop to twelve degrees Celsius during the day.
If you want to spend your holidays in Fréjus, you have plenty of options to stay. Countless holiday apartments, hotels, and campsites are available; limited options for a Fréjus (Frejus), French Riviera, France hostel exist (north of the centre and inland). There are shuttles buses available to take you from your Fréjus (Frejus), French Riviera, France hostel to the beach, train station, and the centre of the town. If you do not have a car, you will depend on the transport service to get to the beach, since the place is around four kilometres away from the sea.
Fréjus has a beautiful centre with Roman architecture -- the amphitheatre, amphithéâtre de Fréjus, the remaining aqueduct, and the cathedral are all especially well worth seeing. The amphitheatre was built in the first century. The aqueduct is over forty-two kilometres long and many parts are still preserved. The origins of the cathedral date back to the fifth century. The baptistery was built during that period and it is still in use. If you look for some more thrilling activity, check out the local waterpark. Aqualand Waterpark offers nineteen slides and it is the largest water park on the Cote d'Azur.
Written by local enthusiast for Fréjus hostelsFlo