Porquerolles

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A village in the middle of the northern side of the island and home to a large marina and a ferry to Toulon and Tour Fondue.




"Porquerolles (French pronunciation: ​[pɔʁkəʁɔl]), also known as the Île de Porquerolles, is an island in the Îles d'Hyères, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France. Its land area is 1,254 hectares (12.54 km2; 4.84 sq mi) and in 2004 its population was about 200.

Porquerolles is the largest, most westerly of the three Îles d'Hyères. It is about 7 km (4.3 miles) long by 3 km (1.9 miles) wide, with five small ranges of hills. The south coast is lined with cliffs, and on the north coast are the port and the beaches of Notre Dame, La Courtade and Plage d'Argent." Wikipedia









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Port de Porquerolles
1 . Port de Porquerolles

A spectacular marina that is protected by a large breakwater but can be exposed to the mistral. The village offers several restaurants and some accommodation.






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