A place that is conducive to daydreams and travel…

A firm favourite
Admire the view from the church bell tower.

An absolute must :
Explore the canals of Port Grimaud
on board an electric boat or water taxi.

A real bonus :
A city without cars

The designer

It is now fifty years since planning permission was given to build Port Grimaud. Who was the designer? A visionary architect from the Alsace region, who dreamt up this modern-day, lakeside city.

François Spoerry was a fan of gentle architect; that is to say he was opposed to the large, regular-shaped, rectilinear structures that were popular at that time. And so Port-Grimaud was born with its wonderful sense of space and mid-rise buildings, redolent of Provence, in keeping with the existing, surrounding buildings.

Every house has its boat © Instagram @cecile_ici_et_la

Many colors

And then, you have the colours. Subtle, colourful shades, blending with the azure blue of the Mediterranean sea, , gleaming in the sun. The basic concept – which was revolutionary in the field of coastal design – is that of a village where land and sea are intertwined.

The Market Square from the rooftop of the Church St. Francis of Assisi. © Nico Gomez

A sailor’s dream, come true

Port Grimaud, which comprises Provençal-style houses and Mediterranean influenced architecture, is a seaside dream-turned-reality. Canals criss-cross the town, traffic is controlled and each house has its own mooring. The architect’s goal was to create a new type of city, somewhere that was pleasant to live, with a range of amenities for residents.

It’s a gem of a place, ideal for exploring on foot or by boat.

Sometimes copied, but never equalled, the “lagoon city” of Port-Grimaud is a great architectural triumph. This flamboyant, fifty year old town hasn’t aged a day and certainly deserved to be included on the list of France’s “20th century Heritage” sites in 2002.

The little Venice, in the heart of the Gulf of St Tropez © Cyril Carpentier

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Spa By Sarome Cosmetique

A wellness spa (jacuzzi, hammam, sauna, relaxation pool) with 3 treatment rooms (massages, facials), aesthetic (manicure, pedicure, poses semi permanent)

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Cabinet Infirmier Lebail & Trilles

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New Place Immobilier

NEW PLACE is a young and dynamic real-estate agency located in the heart of Port-Grimaud.

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Sam & Nat

Beauty - Hair Care - Manicure - Waxing - Makeup - Massage

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Dr Moutte Christian

General practitioner

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L'Hippocampe

Ice cream

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Mon Serveur

Mon Serveur delivers breakfast at home, in the office or anywhere else you will be...

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Atelier Xavier Bohl

Architectural firm, urbanism, landscape.

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Boutemy Immobilier

Since 1998, BOUTEMY IMMOBILIER REAL ESTATE AGENCY offers its customers a wide selection of houses and apartments in Port Grimaud, with or without mooring, for purchase or for rent.

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La Grimaudoise

Grocery store, bakery, wine cellar, snack, parties

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Captaincy Port Grimaud 2

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Tabac du Soleil - Drugstore

Newsagent – lotto - souvenirs – wine - photos development - postcard

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Logi Service Immobilier

Since 1966, our agency is specialized in holydays rentals, sales of houses with mooring and flats in Port Grimaud. Our team will present you a choice of properties.

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Bijoux by Marie & Co

Sales of jewellery and accessories.

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The Flying Sailor

Parasailing, Water ski school, Wakesurf, Wakeboard, seminars, groups

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Taxi Tony

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Les Coches d'eau

Boat Tours in Port Grimaud

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Supermarché Utile - Les Prairies de La Mer

Supermarket, bread, fruits and vegetables, regional products, beach items.