Camping le Parc, situated inland in the Var - the surrounding area and tourist attractions
During your next family camping holiday in a verdant setting inland in the Var, whether is renting a static caravan or hiring a touring pitch, discover the main tourist attractions and traditional villages in the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region.
You want to go on a holiday rental in a family campsite in the Var in the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region. During your stay in the campsite, whether renting a static caravan or a touring pitch, you will want to discover te main tourist attractions inland in the Var.
The Department of the Var is overflowing with a huge choice of tourist attractions: traditional towns and villages of the region to see during your next family holiday in a campsite surrounded by nature in the Var, in the neighbourhood of Fréjus, the area around Fayence, Lac de Saint Cassien, the Massif de l'Esterel…
A town both historic and offering leisure facilities, Fréjus has both Roman remains to visit and facilities offering entertainment for the whole family. Besides its much loved fine, sandy beaches, Aqualand Leisure Parc guarantees some invigorating moments on its flumes and in its swimming pools, and Lunapark will bring joy to young and old wit its thrill-rides and its play areas. In the zoo in Fréjus you will find species of animal from around the whole world.
The area around Fayence
Situated 25 km from the sea, the area around Fayence consists of nine hilltop villages: Tourrettes, Fayence, Callian, Mons, Tanneron, Bagnols-en-Forêt, Montauroux, Seillans, St Paul-en-Forêt. Come and discover these charming villages in the heart of Provence and browse in their Provencal markets, their mimosa forests, their typical, tiny streets, a 360 degree panoramic view of the Var. You won't be disappointed.
Lac de St Cassien
Nestling in the undulating landscape of the Var inland, the Lac de St Cassien is acool oasis in the heart of Provence. This lake, which stretches over 420 hectares, lets you practise numerous water-based activities such as rowing, fishing, pedalos and, of course, swimming. The trees bordering lend it a wildness especially appreciated by birds. An ornithological reserve allows you to observe them as well.
Massif de l’Estérel
Paradise for walkers and mountain bike enthusiasts, the Massif de l'Esterel is a mountain block that falls in to the Mediterranean. Sitting astride the Communes of Fréjus, St Raphael and Bagnols-en-Forêt, this mountainous mass of red rock toys with the deep blue of the sea, creating a magnificent, jagged landscape and sudden inlets. Its 32,00 hectares are covered in hiking trails, notably on Mont Vinaigre, its peak at 614 metres.
The Gorges du Verdon
A gigantic slash created by the Verdon in the last alpine summits, the Gorges du Verdon are among the most outstanding natural sites in Europe. Its unique size and the beauty of its landscapes make you marvel.
The hiking trails play at tightrope walking on top of the cliffs which offer incredible viewpoints while to descend the emerald green waters of the Verdon plunges you into the heart of the canyon.
The Equestrian Club of St Paul-en-Forêt is situated on an area of seven hectares in the heart of the forest in the Var. Open seven days a week, welcomes you whatever your level, from beginner to experienced rider. Horse riding and pony-trekking, especially, are top of the agenda. A lovely way tod iscover the area inland from the Mediterranean
Fête of the Mimosas
All around Tanneron discover a region consisting of 22 hamlets.
Actual forests of mimosas cover this territory guaranteeing walks full of colours and the scents of the South of France.
Nestled among fields of flowers, Grasse is the perfume capital. It is here that the essential oils are combined which then make the most famous fragrances. Gallimard, Fragonard, Molinard, etc, Grasse's perfumeries open their doors for you to discover the secrets of manufacturing perfume from the flowers which are grown around the town. Also, you must take the time to visit the old town with its archways and charming buildings and to admire the beautiful viewpoints over Cannes and the Côte d'Azur.
Waterfall of Gourbachin
Easy walk suitable for young children. The route follows the little Riou (dry in summer) and benefits from the shade of the trees and the coolness of the little valley.
Magnificent waterfall at the end of the route.
Saint Tropez… If she has long been appreciated by painters and artists as evidenced by the Musée de l'Annonciade which exhibits the paintings of Bonnard, Picasso or Signac, this gorgeous town with its coloured facades owes its real fame to the jet-set on display there in summer in the enormous yachts moored in the port. Saint Tropez guards the entrance to its gulf which opposes the Massif des Maures and shares its fame with Grimaud, Port-Grimaud, Ramatuelle and Sainte-Maxime.