The Var Hinterland


Imagine secular trees in the shade of wich it is good to take a break after having walked in the narrow streets of villages perched on the heights of the Gorges du Verdon, dominated by castles and churches… The Var Hinterland, wellknown for its sunshine and its quality of life, will welcome you to enjoy the sights of an unspoilt area, a cradle of nature lovers… 



Small mountains and vast forests, roe deers, honds, wild boars… but also, wine, thyme, olive oil, fruits… From Montauroux in the East, Bargème in the North, Artignosc and Artigues on the West, from the massif of Sainte-Baume on the West to the massif of Estérel in the East, through the Maures plain… You leave the coast for a more natural and authentic stay .


The dynamism of tourism ine the Var Hinterland and its natural advantages, make this region an ideal ground for the nature-oriented activities such as hiking, fishing, swimming, sailing, and even mountain biking for the bravest !!


At the heart of the highest canyon of Europe, the Gorges du Verdon, you will find the most beautiful river walks… From Castelanne to the lake of Sainte-Croix, the Gorges du Verdon are deep and narrow. The Verdon feeds the biggest lake in the region, called the lake of Sainte-Croix(10 km long for 3 km wide). You will be amazed by its turquoise blue waters, and will be tempted by all the water sports the lake offers (sailing, pedal boats, swimming, canoeing…) .


These magnificent sights such the lake of Sainte-Croix and the Gorges du Verdon will make your visit unforgettable !! Three countries for three great landscapes where you will find the most beautiful wineries, properties of character and farmland   :

  • The country of Fayence : 32 km from Draguignan and 25 km from Grasse, the village of Fayence is built on a hillside and has retained all the charm of these romantic spots, with its tortuous streets, its shaded places, its secular trees, its craftsmen… The country of Fayence and Estérel is located at the eastern end of the department, in the South of Verdon area, at the East of Var center, Draguignan, Saint-Tropez and the Maures.

  • The country of Bargemon - located at 482 meters above sea level, 11 km from Draguignan, between the Coast and the Gorges du Verdon, Bargemon remains one of the most authentic villages of the region. Set amid the olive trees, Bargemon jealously guards its fountains placed throughout the village, and offers tourists the calm of its main square, shaded by plane trees. Surrounded by the Villages of Fayence, Mons, Claviers and Seillans ... Named "Pearl of the Haut Var" Bargemon has retained much of its medieval walls with its houses built around the church (fifteenth century) .

  • The country of Cotignac – In the heart of "Green Provence", between the Gorges du Verdon and the Mediterranean sea, dominated by an imposing Tuffeau cliff of 80 meters high, the old village of Cotignac offers its narrow streets, fountains and squares to lovers of authentic…


Enchantment, discoveries, churches, caves, castles and bell towers that appear majestically along your walks.

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