Typical Villages & Markets

The Var contains many authentic and beautiful hilltop Provençal villages. Let yourself be seduced by the charm of their narrow alleyways, numerous fountains,  picturesque streets and hillside castles. As well in the squares of small villages as in large cities, the Provencal market is a magical meeting to experience during your stay. You will be thrilled by the jovial atmosphere and the multitude of local products such as olive oil, almonds, nougat, wine or Provençal spices.

 

  • Relax on Le Lavandou Beaches Le Lavandou is an outstanding seaside resort. Saint-Clair beach, bordered by hills, is very appreciated by locals and tourists alike. For higher standing, beautiful private beaches stand...
  • What is the “Cabanon des vignes” Discover the “Cabanon des vignes” with a local winemaker or a local beekeeper! The “Cabanon des vignes” is a 3.4 ha estate where vines and olive trees grow together:...
  • What about Le Castellet ? The village of Le Castellet is one of the tourist hotspots in Le Var. This superb small feudal village perched at the top of its promontory will enchant you with its small squares bordered...
  • The Path of the Painters Have a nice walk following the 2km (1.2 miles) “path of the painters”! Numerous reproductions of paintings stand along a beautiful coastal path, and allow the visitors to discover...
  • Le Lavandou Village Discover the heart of the village in a fun way through its History, former pictures, emblematic Provençal figures and Mediterranean gardens! Meet the shopkeepers and learn more about the...
  • Discover Bormes-les-Mimosas Bormes-les-Mimosas is a hilltop village called the “little Provençal Paradise”. It is renowned because of the gorgeous yellow flowers which bloom in the village from January to March,...
  • 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...
  • A Charming and Authentic Provencal Village Sanary’s very ancient natural harbour, set in the heart of the town, is permanent home to around 100 heritage vessels dating back as far as 1895, plus some old Provencal...
  • Travel trough time thanks to a subtle mixture of culture and worships from different continents A Tour across the continent : Fréjus is full of different cultures and places of worship: Star with the visit ofthe...
  • Discover the Roman Spirit of Fréjus Start with a Guided Tour of the Roman Monuments (about 3 hours): Theatre, Amphitheater,Gate of Gaul, Gate of Rome, Aqueduct and Ramparts. Then visit the Last Archeological...