Culture

Var Provence, a land that welcomed civilisations and trade, offers astonishing cultural heritage and abounds in many relics, bearing witness to its history. From megaliths to Roman cities, from medieval villages to wealthy religious heritage, or military heritage such as the memorial Museum of the Second World War landing, Var reveals its rich past through remarkable sites.

  • Saint-Maximin & Hilltop Villages Discover and visit the basilica and the Royal Convent of Saint-Maximin, the most beautiful gothic building in South East France and the third most important tomb site in...
  • Sanary-sur-Mer The traditional fishing port, the colorful “pointus” boats, the savors of the Provençal market, make the charm of this beautiful village. What a delight to taste sea urchins with a nice glass...
  • What is the Memorial? Located at the top of the Mont Faron hill which dominates Toulon with an exceptional panorama of the Var coast, the memorial is equipped with the latest advances in historical research...
  • Hyères-les-Palmiers The visitors can discover the beautiful “City of Palm trees” with a walking tour from the old citycenter to the ruins of the medieval castle: Authentic shops, vaulted passages, shady...
  • Bendor, the Hidden Getaway … Located off Bandol coast, privately owned Bendor Island is a hidden treasure of Var Provence with an easy access all year round. Guests will depart Bandol pier on board a traditional...
  • Discover Tourrettes, Hilltop Village Tourrettes, a picturesque Village 200m from Fayence (one of the 9 “Pays de Fayence” famous hilltop villages) is built on a hill about 20 km from the sea. In an incredible...