Porquerolles, the idyllic natural refuge of the French Riviera

Porquerolles French Riviera France

The french riviera (southwestern France) has natural corners of extraordinary beauty throughout its geography, and undoubtedly one of them is the idyllic island of Porquerolles, off the Giens peninsula, close to the coastal towns of Hyeres and Toulon, in the eastern end of the Côte d'Azur.

Porquerolles It is the largest and most western of the islands of the Hyeres archipelago and has a surface area of ​​1.254 hectares (12,54 square kilometers) that are approximately 7 km long by 3 km wide. Porquerolles is a small paradise corner in the Mediterranean, with beautiful dream beaches and where nature is protected thanks to rigorous environmental protection measures.

The north coast of the island of Porquerolles is made up of sandy beaches protected by lush forests of heather pines, strawberry trees and myrtle trees, while the south coast is steep and rocky with steep cliffs, although its coastline has some easily accessible coves. In the interior of the island there are few residential buildings and it is populated mainly by pine and holm oak forests, vineyards and above all abundant Mediterranean vegetation.

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