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Grimaud, Var

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Country  France
Canton  Grimaud
INSEE/Postal code  83068 / 83310
Population  4,041 (2012)
Arrondissement  Draguignan
Department  Var
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area  44.58 km²
Local time  Friday 3:20 PM
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Region  Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Weather  21°C, Wind S at 11 km/h, 35% Humidity
Points of interest  French Riviera, Château de Grimaud, Plage de Grimaud, Domaine du Val de Gilly, location

Grimaud is a village and commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Map of 83310 Grimaud, France

It is located on the French Riviera. The village of Grimaud is a perched village, with historical links to the Grimaldi family. Gibelin de Grimaldi aided William the Good drive the Saracens of Fraxinet out of the area in AD 973 and was rewarded with the land. The village is dominated by its 11th-century castle (partially restored).

The Gulf of Saint Tropez was known as the Gulf of Grimaud until the end of the 19th century. The seaside town of Port Grimaud lies within the commune, at the head of the gulf.

References

Grimaud, Var Wikipedia


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