Rade d’Hyeres is entered between Cap de l’Esterel and Cap Benat, 9 miles ENE. This bay is sheltered by Iles d’Hyeres. Its NW shore is dominated by a range of hills, the S of which is surmounted by the conspicuous chapel of Notre Dame d’Hyeres.
Hyères is a city with an important harbour dedicated to yachting. Port St Pierre.