La Tour Fondue pier, located on Giens Peninsula on the French Riviera, is a fort from the 17th century, which was built around 1634 under Richelieu. This architectural work with a polygonal shape has been redesigned since. Also called “Batterie du Pradeau“, La Tour Fondue fort was included in the inventory of historical monuments in 1989.

From La Tour Fondue pier on Giens Peninsula, you can easily explore the Golden Islands if you plan to spend your next holiday in this region of the French Riviera.

The archipelago attracts tourists from all around the world: Porquerolles, Port-Cros, Île de Bagaud, Île du Levant are beautiful islands that you can visit from La Tour Fondue pier.


As such, you can organize your future hikes, explore splendid beaches, rejuvenate yourself in an idyllic Provencal atmosphere and discover small coves and other beautiful small ports that will make your holiday unforgettable.

Various shipping companies are departing from La Tour Fondue pier. Let us mention the company TLV-TVM, which is the most famous, but also the taxi-boats of the companies Le Pelican and Espace Mer, which organize customized cruises according to your location or your schedule.

For all these reasons, renting an apartment near La Tour Fondue pier on Giens Peninsula proves to be a very smart option. In Giens, you are a few minutes away by bike, by car or by bus from La Tour Fondue pier. You will also be in the heart of a magnificent region steeped in 2400 years of history, close to famous beaches such as L’Almanarre, La Badine and La Bergerie, and 15 minutes away from the city centers of Hyères, La Londe and Carqueiranne.


If you want to practice kitesurfing, windsurfing or fun boarding, Giens Peninsula is also one of the favorite spots of surf enthusiasts around the world.

Tilou Location offers 4 furnished apartments of high standing on Giens Peninsula.

Our apartments for rent in Giens are close to La Tour Fondue pier, Toulon and Hyères train stations as well as the surrounding airports (Marseille, Nice, Hyères). You also have the opportunity to rent a bike in Giens directly from our apartments, thanks to the company Locabike, with whom we work.


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One of the great advantages of renting an apartment in Giens by Tilou Location is to have a free, secure parking place located in a gated property that is protected by an automatic gate. The parking possibilities at La Tour Fondue pier are limited. As such, many people are obliged to leave their luggage in their car before going on a cruise to the Golden Islands, hence the many thefts that lots of tourists have to deal with after their cruise.

Tilou Location also offers a luggage storage service in Giens. You can leave your suitcases, bags, kitesurf gear, bicycles and other large items in our luggage area. We also have safes for all your valuables: checks, cash, computer equipment, etc.

If you want to go to La Tour Fondue pier by bus, the nearest bus station is less than a 2-minute walk from our rental apartments. All our accommodations for rent in Giens are perfectly equipped to guarantee all the necessary comfort for your future holidays: furnished apartments, terrace and ground garden in all of the apartments, free WiFi, fully-equipped kitchen, mosquito net to all windows, housing management, ventilation (to VMC standards), air conditioning/heating, etc.


Finally, thanks to our concierge service in Giens / Hyères, we can also help you organize your stay on Giens Peninsula. In case you wish to organize your future cruise in the archipelago via shipping companies, taxi-boats, or shuttle boats, we will give you all the practical information about La Tour Fondue pier.


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