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Located in the Var, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, Southern France, the 7-kilometer-long, 3-kilometer-wide Porquerolles Island is part of the Hyères municipality and of the Port-Cros National Park.

Porquerolles Island is accessible by boat (a 15-minute crossing from La Tour Fondue ) and can be visited by foot or on bicycle.
The site is at 680 steps from the port and the village, and 260 steps from the beach. The Fondation is located in the Courtade plain, a 10-minute walk from the Port and village.

The reservation of your TLV shuttle to cross the Fondue Tower in Porquerolles is now compulsory in July and August. Book your crossing here.

Villa Carmignac
Ile de Porquerolles - La Courtade
83400 Hyères, France
Phone. (+33)4 65 65 25 50

Opening hours

The Villa and its gardens are closed to the public. Reopening April 2023.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday : 29 April to 05 November 2023
Closed on Monday
April, May, June: 10am-6pm (last entrance 4pm-4:30pm)
July and August: 10am-7pm (last entrance 5pm-5:30pm) + on Thursday, opening until 10pm (last entrance 8pm-8:30pm)
September, October and November: 10am-6pm (last entrance 4pm-4:30pm)


  • Come with soft-soled shoes to visit the gardens and plan to remove them to visit the building. The visit is made barefoot.

  • Strollers must be left at the entrance to the Villa. They are not allowed inside the building. A baby carrier may be required. Strollers can be collected for the garden tour.

  • Dogs are not allowed. except for assistance dog

  • The Fondation Carmignac is located on a protected site, rich of various rare and fragile plant species. We ask our visitors to comply with the Port-Cros National Park’s regulations and in particular the prohibition of smoking, littering, picnicking and picking plants.

How to get here

To see all the ports with ferries to Porquerolles, visit the Tourist Office of Hyères website.

  • By car

  • By train

  • By plane

  • By boat

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Staying on the island

Want to extend your stay? We have the right addresses!

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Around us

Less than 1h, 2h or 3h from Porquerolles, discover the museums or cultural institutions but also the gardens of the area.