Friendliness, Mandelieu’s major asset

Mandelieu-la-Napoule is a seaside, family and sports resort nestled against the foothills of the massifs ofEsterel and Tanneron, which opens onto the Gulf of La Napoule.

The reputation of Mandelieu-la Napoule dates from La Belle Epoque. Considered the Capital of Elegant Sports, she made her transfer to the outdoor sports and today deploys its image around the theme Sport by Nature. She is also today one of the very first destinations golfs of the French Riviera.

On the pleasure side, Mandelieu-La Napoule displays its leadership position as the largest port capacity on the Côte d'Azur.

It is also, a city of art and culture. On its territory, two medieval castles (Château de la Napoule and that ofAgecroft) and the ruins of the Château des Villeneuve at the top of the Mount San Peyre as well as entertainment and shows throughout the year.

Summer is particularly lively since every evening in July and August offers craft markets, fireworks and an eclectic program of activities and shows (dance, theater, concerts, etc.) without forgetting the exhibitions in the heart of the historic district of La Napoule, at the eponymous Château.

Event destination

Mandelieu's events calendar is eclectic: the mimosa festival, Napoule Boat Show, Flavors and Terroirs punctuate the calendar. Various national and European sporting events are organized throughout the seasons (Trail des Balcons d'Azur XTERRA, Race Across France, GRAAALP, etc.). They meet fans of running, trail, cycling…

Sports and leisure activities in the great outdoors!

Mandelieu-La Napoule is the ideal setting for a sporting micro-adventure! We mix personal challenge and exceptional landscapes with breathtaking views.

  • 400 km of tracks in the Esterel massif,
  • The special one navigable river from the department to the heart of the city,
  • 2 long-distance hiking trails in theesterel and Tanneron. The GR 51 "route of the triangle of the sun" from Menton to Marseille. The GR 653 A "path of Compostela" from Arles to Rome,
  • EuroVélo 8 which crosses Mandelieu for cycling enthusiasts (La Méditerranée à Vélo for this part of EuroVélo 8),
  • The Gulf of La Napoule for the practice of nautical leisure activities,
  • Two emblematic golf courses surround Mandelieu. They engage in multiple actions to respect the environment.