Vacation rentals in Saint-Raphael
This small town on the Côte d’Azur has a long and illustrious history! Vacation rentals in Saint-Raphael will allow you to fully appreciate everything that this town has to offer, from culture to food to outdoor activity.
With its paved streets, the old center of Saint-Raphael looks like something out of a picture postcard. Choose apartment rentals in Saint-Raphael in order to turn this neighborhood into your backyard and explore it on foot. Here, you’ll discover the Eglise San Rafeu, named for the patron saint of the town. You can also visit the underground Carolingian crypts, a must-see for all visitors. Learn more about Saint-Raphael’s history with the Prehistory Museum, which outlines some of the earliest settlements here. It’s no wonder that such famed artists and writers as Georges Sand, Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Guy de Maupassant and Frédéric Mistral made Saint-Raphael their home at one time or another. Discover apartments in Saint-Raphael in the historic center and you’ll have all this and more at your fingertips!
D-Day in Saint-Raphael
While you may be more familiar with Normandy’s debarkation beaches, in Saint-Raphael, you’ll quickly discover that Provence had its moment in the end of World War II as well. 20,000 GIs debarked in Dramont on August 15th, 1944; visit this area of the city, as well as its historic Ile d’Or. Be sure not to miss the Ile d’Or Tower, built in 1913. World War II buffs may want to choose rooms for rent or apartments in Saint-Raphael near here.
Beaches in Saint-Raphael
It’s no surprise that many choose vacation homes in Saint-Raphael with a view of the sea: Saint-Raphael, like many of its Côte d’Azur neighbors, is first and foremost famous as a beach resort, and the assortment of accommodations, from house rentals to a fancy villa with a pool along the coast attest to this. Holiday-goers enjoy its 30 well-maintained beaches and the harbor area with views over the Massif des Maures. Saint-Raphael offers both pebble and sand beaches, unlike many of its neighbors. While this is definitely one of the most popular areas for apartment rentals in Saint-Raphael, you may be lucky enough to find cheap apartments out of season as well. If you have, in fact, found accommodations near the old port, be sure to check out the regular fish market for a taste of Saint-Raphael’s past as a fishing village.
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