In the Pays de Fayence there are 8 hill top villages: Tanneron, Montauroux, Callian, Mons, Tourettes, Fayence, Saint-Paul, Seillans. Between the coast and the mountains of Préalpes, the back-country of the Var reveals its hill top villages between the wooded undulating croups of cork, holm oaks and pines. This contrasted Provence combines calm and authenticity, although near to the prestigious sites of Cannes, St-Raphaël, Fréjus.
Between mountain and sea, the activities are particularly varied: excursions, vtt, climbing, cayoning, accrobranche in Mons, ski in Gréolières Les Neiges (60 km), diving, jet ski in Saint-Raphaël (40 km). 10 minutes from nautical activities and carp fishing in Saint Cassien lake. The area offers a many golfs of which the golf of Terre Blanche, larger European golf with Tourrettes, two courses of 18 holes and practice.
Between sea and mountains, in the heart of the Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur, the Var is the first French tourist department. With 300 days of sunshine a year, the Var offers visitors three different types of landscapes: the coast, the hinterland and the Haut Var - Verdon. The Var is renowned for its wild shores and sandy beaches. Its famous seaside resorts: Saint Tropez, Saint Raphael, Sainte Maxime, Cannes, Bandol, Le Lavandou, Saintt Cyr. Sea trails run along beaches, creeks, coves, pine forests and undergrowth ... always with a wonderful view on the shores. The Var offers a wide range of outdoor activities: walks and hiking, horse riding, bicycle or mountain biking, canoeing, climbing, canyoning, caving, or aerial sports ... Amateurs or atheletes, the Var welcomes you, summer and winter alike, in its perserved wilderness of mountains, plains and forests.
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