Port-Cros National Park, an idyllic destination with a protected natural heritage.

Visit the 3 golden islands of the Mediterranean, a paradise for animals and visitors. Discover the fauna and flora that surrounds you. And take the opportunity to book your accommodation for a good stay.

The 3 islands

The Port-Cros National Park announces a promising and exotic discovery! On your way, you can discover the 3 golden islands : Port-Cros, Porquerolles and Levant.

Port-Cros is a relaxing island, less crowded than the other two. Take advantage of its incomparable natural wealth where it is good to walk around. As for swimming, the beaches are few and far between. Port-Cros is known for its mountainous relief and steep cliffs. For a longer stay, go to the surrounding islets. Bagaud, located to the west, is the largest.

Porquerolles is the largest of the Golden Islands. Visit the many military monuments on the island. This island is ideal for enjoying its many beaches with exotic accents. A real invitation to relax.

The island of Levant is the third island of the archipelago. This eastern island is a real paradise for naturists... The choice is yours!


The Port-Cros National Park is the first marine park in Europe and has been protecting biodiversity for over 50 years. The richness of its underwater landscapes makes it a privileged destination.

Take advantage of the Port-Cros dive sites to explore the depths:
- Pointe de Montrémian
- Le Dornier
- Pointe de la galère
- Pointe du vaisseau
- Pointe de la croix
- La barge aux congres

Reservation required.

Port-Cros National Park

Discover the landscapes of Port-Cros

Natural heritage


Find unique species found exclusively in the Golden Islands:
- Mammals
- Birds
- Reptiles
- Batrachians
- Fish
- Crustaceans
- Molluscs...

The marine fauna is very rich with the variety of seabeds: small rocky bottoms, sandy bottoms, sea grass beds... The fauna of the Port-Cros National Park is classified as protected heritage.


For almost 40 years, the flora has been protected by the Conservatoire botanique national méditerranéen de Porquerolles.

Explore the terrestrial flora of the Port-Cros National Park. You will find typical Mediterranean species but also introduced species.

The 3 Golden Islands have a rich and incomparable marine flora. Dive and admire the colourful algae, the various species of fish...

Port-Cros National Park

Discover the Golden Islands

The historical heritage

Known for their military past, 18 forts and batteries belong to the islands of Porquerolles and Port-Cros. Two forts are worth visiting:
- L'Estissac in Port-Cros
- Ste Agathe in Porquerolles.

For a relaxing day, discover the Emmanuelle Lopez garden in Porquerolles.
Typical Mediterranean plants, 26 species of palm trees from all over the world... A garden to visit!


Accommodation is available to make the most of your stay on the islands of Port-Cros and Porquerolles.
Bed and breakfast, gites, eco-campings, studios, villas... there are many accommodation options available for your stay.

Protection and regulations

The islands offer a fragile wealth, open to all but under the responsibility of all. It is with care that they are visited. The Park's regulations are specific to them, so don't hesitate to ask for information on: the regulations.

Prices, Timetables and Access

Prices for boat shuttles

Port-Cros and Le Levant 

Adult: 29 €
Reduced: 25 €
One way: 17 €

Reduced rates for young people from 4 to 26 years old, large families, seniors over 65 years old, people with reduced mobility (on presentation of the card) and for groups (minimum 20 people).


May to September
Adult: €24
Reduced: €21
One-way ticket: €14

November to March
Adult: €17.70
One-way ticket: €13

April and October
Adult: 22€
Reduced: 17.70€
One-way ticket: €13

Opening hours

Port-Cros and Le Levant 

May 2021
From 9am to 5pm.

June 2021
8am to 5pm

July and August 2021
8am to 5.30pm


In season
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Out of season
8am to 12pm - 2pm to 5pm

Exception Sunday: from 8.30am to 11am.


Before the pier
By coach

Toulon Provence Méditerranée bus and boat-bus network
Travel between Toulon, Hyères, La Garde and Le Pradet.

By car
From Hyères, follow the D97 to the port of Hyères.
Or the N98 to the port of Le Lavandou.

To get to the island
Port-Cros and Le Levant
- Port d'Hyères
- Port du Lavandou

- Port de la Tour Fondue
- Port du Lavandou
- Port de Toulon