Welcome to Corniche de l’Estérel
A walk or drive along the winding Corniche de l’Estérel, opened by the Touring Club de France in 1903, is an attraction in its own right. Also known as the Corniche d’Or, ‘Golden Coast’, and signposted as the N98 or the D559, it offers spectacular views of rugged red rock formations juxtaposed against the blue-green Mediterranean. Small summer resorts and dreamy inlets (perfect for swimming), all accessible by bus or train, dot its 30km length. The most dramatic stretch is between Anthéor and Théoule-sur-Mer, where the tortuous, narrow road skirts through sparsely built areas.