Julii, the original port which is now Frejus, was constructed around
43 BC on the orders of the Roman Emperor to be, Octavius Augustus.
The Romans chose their location well, as Port Frejus is situated
at the apex of the attractive Frejus bay that extends from St Raphael
to St Aygulf.
modern port was constructed around 15 -20 years ago as a purpose-built
marina and residential complex and comprises a yacht basin accommodating
sailing and power boats ranging in length from 12 feet to 60 feet
surrounded by residential appartment blocks with numerous restaurants
and leisure businesses.
port provides an ideal place to relax away from the bustle of the
main town and engage in 'boat watching' as crews clean, repair and
prepare their boats for a trip on the Med.
engaging more closely with the sea appeals during the season there
are boat trips to the attractive harbour of St Tropez, where the
seriously rich moor their yachts.
is on offer in the bay and there are a couple of diving schools
operating from the west side of the port. Power boats can be hired
from here as well, but to hire those with a respectably sized engine
renters will first need to have passed a short course in boat handling.