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.

 

  • 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...
  • In the Footsteps of Roman Legionaries Escorted Tour by Legion VII Octavia  Intended for young and adults alike, this extraordinary visit is commented by a tour guide for the more curious. It is also animated by Roman...
  • 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 “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...
  • 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...
  • Journey in the Middle Ages through emblematic sites… This visit will teach you about the two architectural styles in which the monuments of the Var are built. You will learn how to tell them apart, to find...
  • An ancestral tradition Nestled in the heart of the forested hilly chain of the Maures, Collobrières is the starting point for many walking itineraries. “Capital of the sweet chestnut “, Collobrières...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A Village packed with History Ollioules could be compared to an open art book. Monuments from different periods are scattered through town; from Romanesque to Hausmanian style, centuries have left a distinct yet soft...