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.

 

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Discover Collobrières… 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...
  • Challenge your friends at Provencal Game with Champions of Petanque, in the majestic Roman Arenas ! Pétanque the most popular tradition and game in the south of French that will make you feel like a Frejus...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...