Nestled in the Foothills of the Verdon mountains, the character village Ampus still brims with the traditional Provence culture.
Chateaudouble, or « Eagle’s nest » overlooks the Nartuby Gorges. Behind the high facades of the citadel and from the guard tower you will enjoy an outstanding viewpoint from where you can catch a glimpse of cliffs and wild sceneries.
Beyond the Pennafort Gorges, Callas lies in the heart of olive groves. The so called “calades” lead to the very heart of the village whose history is closely linked to olive oil making. The old communal mill is the alive testimony of this century-long tradition.
Bargemon, so called « Perle du Haut Var » lies between wooded hills amongst calcareous landscapes and draws the line between Dracénie and Artuby. Within the old city centre, “la ronde des musées”, (museum route) squeezes between several fountains and invite you to idleness.
Taste sweet life in Montferrat. Lying at the foot of Notre Dame de Beauvoir Chapel, this village breaths the warm Provence atmosphere and induce to contemplation when walking along the way of oratories.
When visiting the high perched village Claviers, set under an azur sky, you experience the genuine Provence flair while wandering through the small steep streets.
Lorgues, renowned for its imposing church and its Knight Templar quarter, tells a lot about Provence history. You are overcome by a unique and delightful feeling while walking along the maze of small streets.
With its bell tower, its hilly sceneries and typical Mediterranean olive groves, Flayosc village is a genuine tribute to Provence. Gourmets and sportsmen will certainly benefit from visiting Flayosc.
Figanieres, lying among vineyards and at the doorstep of Verdon Gorges, is a true haven of peace. Wandering alongside the river, you come across a large wash house, a perfume garden and ultimately the Caou square featuring a typical Provence fountain.
Discover a rich historic heritage in Taradeau, ranging from the “Fort” oppidum to the Aurelia roman way and Taradeau medieval site. Before discovering wine estates, you will come across a unique panoramic view on the Argens valley and the Maure massif.
La Motte, the first village to have been freed, offers a rich historic heritage. The know-how of local wine growers has contributed to make its reputation. Vast wild areas with red rocks and pine trees strangely remind you of West American landscapes.
Discover Trans en Provence and the Nartuby waterfalls, the open air well, wild sceneries with antique bridges, fountains, a richly decorated church and a chapel with remarkable ex votos.
Le Muy, a meeting place at the crossroad of Esterel and Maures Massifs, is livened up by a weekly market where you can savor Provence products. Leisure facilities such as canoeing, horse riding, climbing or hiking are there for you to relax and chill out.
les arcs sur argens
Les Arcs sur Argens is renowned for its historic heritage, its cuisine and leisure facilities. The medieval quarter “Le Parage” and Sainte Roseline chapel with its relic are the main highlights of this town.
Argens valley offers a mixture of varied sceneries: large wine estates, landscapes of pink stoneware and the Maure nature reserve. Parents and kids alike can enjoy hiking or canoeing.
comps sur artuby
In Comps, chapels on rocky ridges date back to the Templar period. The peaceful atmosphere makes life easy and events happen in a peaceful manner at the rate of the seasons.
Prestigious titles such as «plus beau village de France» , «pierre précieuse sertie dans le roc » (precious stone in the rock), «plus haut village du Var» ennoble Bargème.
In the heart of a valley, hidden amongst its extensive greenery, we find La Bastide, a village nestled at the foot of Lachens Mount. Bathed in a bright light, La Bastide lies between Artuby and Canjuers plains, just a step from the famous Napoleon Road
la roque esclapon
Coiled between wooded mountains, the « Roche éclatée » tourist site has preserved its cultural heritage. Experience not only a genuine warm welcome but admire the perfect blue sky, a treat for paragliders and handgliders.
Emblem of the Var region history, Draguignan, the « City of the Provence Counts » has always striven to preserve Provencal culture. With its belltower, its wide boulevards, its pedestrian streets and its museum, Draguignan, the “Dragon City”, looks very much like a capital city.
For thousand years, Salernes has been known as “Capital of Ceramic”: wood, the so called « Terra Rossa » clay and water have contributed to this reputation.
sillans la cascade
A mere jewel in Provence region, Sillans la Cascade, protected by fortifications and defensive towers, shelters small squares, art galleries and restaurants. The outstanding waterfall with a blue lagoon water adds some poetry in the scenery.
saint antonin du var
Saint Antonin du Var is an authentic Provence village where you can enjoy a sweet and easy life. Walls in dried stones support terrace cultivation such as olive groves and vines.