Les villages de Caractère du Var

Nestled in sun-drenched plains, hanging from fragrant hills, terraced lands dotted with vineyards and olive groves, proudly clinging to mountains, the Character Villages of the Var have buckets of charm and their assets speak for themselves.

A sculpted facade, an old door, a bas-relief, the altarpiece of a small chapel, all seem to whisper of a past both sacred and popular and full of both history and legend.

Narrow streets and picturesque alleys, bell towers and sundials, water fountains shaded by 100 year-old plane trees, these villages exude the essence of the good life.

Discover these special places which have forged the history and identity of the Var.

Ampus

Lose yourself in Ampus’ peaceful lands where time is suspended…

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Aups

Located near the Lac de Sainte Croix and the Gorges du Verdon, part of the Verdon Regional Natural Park…

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Bargème

La Cadiere d’Azur in the south-west of the Var, is a perched village very close to the Mediterranean which has kept its Provencal authenticity…

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La Cadière-d’Azur

La Cadiere d’Azur in the south-west of the Var, is a perched village very close to the Mediterranean which has kept its Provencal authenticity…

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Callian

Village perché du Var, limitrophe des Alpes Maritimes, Callian déroule en colimaçon ses vielles demeures…

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Le Castellet

Le Castellet is very large (4807 hectares) and consists of 5 villages quite distant from each other…

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Châteaudouble

Perched to 525 m of altitude, the ancestral village of Châteaudouble already quoted in 1027 knew to preserve its medieval aspect…

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Collobrières

You arrive in Collobrières by the scenic roads of the Massif des Maures which meander through the chestnut…

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Cotignac

Nestled against a huge rock of tufa, the village of Cotignac seems to have just stepped out of a traditional Provençal crèche…

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Mons

Mons, classified as a “Village of character” perched on a rock at 814 meters above sea level overlooking the Mediterranean coast…

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Saint-Martin-de-Pallières

St. Martin of Pallières, a small hilltop village with winding streets and narrow houses coiled around a castle…

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Villecroze-les-Grottes

The village of Villecroze-le-Grottes has preserved its authenticity and its medieval character…

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Var Tourisme
OT Ampus
OT Aups
Mairie Bargème
OT La Cadière-d'Azur
OT Callian
OT Le Castellet
OT Châteaudouble
OT Collobrières
OT Cotignac
OT Mons
OT Saint-Matin de Pallières
OT Villecroze