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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.
The downtown area of Fréjus is typical of small towns along the Mediterranean in France: picturesque with pastel... more travel advice
Remains of the Roman Aqueduct can be seen along avenue du Général d'armée Jean Calliès, the avenue linking Fréjus to... more travel advice
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