Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Draguignan, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.2 km
Ascend 42 m
Descend 32 m

Explore Draguignan in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Sight 1: Chapelle Saint-Hermentaire

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The Chapelle Saint-Hermantaire is a chapel located at 744 chemin de Saint-Hermentaire in Draguignan, in the Var department. It belongs to the parish of Draguignan in the diocese of Fréjus-Toulon.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint-Hermentaire (FR)

849 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: Mémorial aux victimes de l'Inondation du 15 juin 2010

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The 2010 Var floods were the result of heavy rainfall in southern France that caused severe floods in the department of the Var in the evening of 15 June 2010. As well as generalized flooding, there were also flash floods. Meteorologists say the floods are the worst in the region since 1827, with more than 400 mm (16 in) of rain falling in less than 24 hours. At least 25 people were killed. The worst hit municipalities were Les Arcs, Figanières, Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Trans-en-Provence, and the subprefecture of Draguignan.

Wikipedia: 2010 Var floods (EN)

1154 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 3: Tour de l'Horloge

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Tour de l'Horloge

The Tower of the Draguignan clock is a tower that dominates the old town of Draguignan and which is its main cultural and tourist symbol.

Wikipedia: Tour de l'horloge de Draguignan (FR)

70 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Chapelle Saint-Sauveur

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The Saint-Sauveur chapel is located on the Place de l'Observance in the commune of Draguignan, in the Var. It is an old castle chapel.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint-Sauveur de Draguignan (FR)

883 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 5: Chapelle du mémorial

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Chapelle du mémorial

Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial is a Second World War American military war grave cemetery, located within the city of Draguignan, 42 km (26 mi) north of Saint-Tropez, in Southern France. The cemetery, named for the Rhone river where most of those interred fought and died, was dedicated in 1956, and contains 858 American war dead and covers 12.5 acres (5.1 ha). It is administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission.

Wikipedia: Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial (EN)

211 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Stèle Sarda Garrica libérateur des esclaves

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Stèle Sarda Garrica libérateur des esclaves

Joseph Napoléon Sébastien Sarda Garriga (1808–1877) was a French abolitionist.

Wikipedia: Joseph Napoléon Sébastien Sarda Garriga (EN)


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