Life is a work of art, there is no poem more beautiful than a life lived to the full.
GEORGE CLEMENCEAU, DEPUTY OF THE DRAGUIGNAN CONSTITUENCY FROM 1885 TO 1893 THEN SENATOR OF THE VAR FROM 1902 TO 1920.
Welcome to Flayosc, capital of the Dracénie!
Draguignan, characterised by energy, authenticity and a love of Provence, is the second administrative town in the Var after Toulon and « Gateway town to the Verdon National Park ». Come and enjoy the gentle Mediterranean climate with the Malmont providing protection from the mistral, and reap all the benefits that Provence has to offer by settling in Draguignan! Provençal market, the Mediterranean within easy reach, lively local life, vast natural open spaces to discover…Draguignan could easily become your second home!
Put your roots down between the Mediterranean and the Verdon, in Provence!
Draguignan, a town to thrive in
Draguignan provides a pleasant lifestyle and real opportunities to thrive professionally and socially thanks to local clubs and associations. There are many activities on offer like rugby, football, cycling, archery, tennis, athletics, swimming… Young people can complete their education in Draguignan, from nursery school through to higher education, notably the law faculty, the IUT [technological university], the Espé [higher education in teaching] or even military schools.
Maison de l’étudiant
247 rue Jean Aicart
04 94 76 19 05
Study in Draguignan
Draguignan provides courses entailing up to 5 years of studies post baccalaureate in Law, Commerce and Management, Computing, Health, Mechanics, Teaching, Sport…
Culture at the forefront
Museums, theatre, shows, cinema, concerts… Draguignan boasts a vibrant programme for all ages!
A historical and cultural heritage to relish
Draguignan currently attracts more and more visitors looking to discover the real historical Provence. Its medievalpedestrianised streets invite you to meander through them and admire the well-preserved period buildings. The most prominent feature is without doubt the Rocher de l’Horloge [clock tower rock], which boasts a superb view that you can take in before going to enjoy some of the delights on offer at a shady terrace or between market stalls!
Legend enthusiasts should head to la Pierre de la Fée [the fairy’s stone], one of the most remarkable dolmens of Provence! Living in Draguignan, you can enjoy this rich heritage that is still full of life!
Draguignan, a town in a central location with good transport links
Historically, Draguignan has always been located on the main routes in Provence. Even in the Middle Ages, Brignoles-Draguignan-Grasse was an essential route for commerce in the region.
Today, an advantage to living in Draguignan is the easy access it provides to Provence’s main attractions. The motorway networks (the A8 and the A57) allow for quick access to Nice, Cannes, Fréjus, Toulon and even Marseille, also accessible by TGV (via the SNCF train station in Les Arcs, which can be reached by bus from Draguignan bus station). And for those who require daily transport to Draguignan and its outskirts, there are very good TedBus and ZOU! networks making travelling easy.
Gare routière de Draguignan
Av. Louis Blanc
04 94 50 94 05