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Fréjus Travel Guide: 49 reviews and 88 photos

Fréjus, a dormant town lying a short distance from the beaches of the Mediterranean, hides an important long history. Originally named Forum Julii, the city was founded by Julius Caeser himself in the year 49 BC. Its relative importance is demonstrated by two Roman theatres and an aqueduct, all of which are visible to this day, and along with the cathedral and two museums, they constitute the major attractions. Perhaps though, the town's greatest feature is its isolation from mass tourism even in mid-summer, a rarity on the Côte d'Azur! Fréjus is a pleasant place to spend a morning or an afternoon on the way to Saint-Tropez or to the beaches of Saint Raphaël, or an entire holiday if you prefer to be away from tourists.

  • Last visit to Fréjus: Jul 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Mar 3, 2016 at 8:20 PM

    Unknown to me but looks well worth a visit!

    • MM212's Profile Photo
      Mar 3, 2016 at 9:54 PM

      Thanks for the visit. Yes Frejus is nice and I hope you plan to go there soon.

  • Maryimelda's Profile Photo
    Sep 4, 2013 at 4:52 PM

    You've introduced me to another unknown to me destination that I shall bear in mind. Thanks Momo!

    • MM212's Profile Photo
      Sep 5, 2013 at 7:04 PM

      Glad to make a difference. Hope you make it there soon.

  • Mar 6, 2009 at 7:43 AM

    Very beautiful pictures and nice off the beaten bath city !

  • vivimero's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2008 at 12:38 AM

    i live quite close and i had never been to frejus...a real pity!

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Aug 27, 2007 at 1:49 PM

    I do feel ashamed! I thought I had an idea of what Fréjus is like, but seeing your page I am far from knowing the truth!!! - And yes, why don't you plan to come to Karlsruhe next year???


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