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Pays de Fayence

Montauroux

Nestled in an exceptional and protected green setting, this hilltop village built in the 11th century offers you a varied cultural heritage and shares with you its art of living and its dynamism.

The village of Montauroux

Discover the village of Montauroux, one of the 9 hilltop villages of the Pays de Fayence! This village is the first you will cross as you head towards the Pays de Fayence. With its surface area of approximately 33 km², it hosts a surprising diversity of landscapes: Provençal village, shores of Lake Saint-Cassien, Fondurane reserve, Siagne river, forests, fields, crops... This diversity gives it a great charm and will allow you not to be bored during your visit!

 

Historical heritage of Montauroux, an 11th century village

Between typical Provençal squares, doors with engraved lintels, fountains and washhouses, parish church... Montauroux has an historical rich heritage that we recommend you to discover during one of the guided tours offered by the tourist office!

Natural heritage of Montauroux, where water is so precious...

It is a real gift that nature has given to the village of Montauroux. Whether through its natural rivers or through artificial water bodies due to the installation of a dam, the water has allowed the village to grow and benefit from an exceptional natural environment!

To see, to do in Montauroux

Visit the many sights in Montauroux with family or friends and discover an incredible dynamism for this small village in the Pays de Fayence. In Montauroux we go there for:

  • The Provençal market, every Tuesday morning
  • The kindergarten et its wash house
  • The cinema, which is classified as an "art and essay" cinema
  • Tennis courts, rowing, hiking
  • Craftsmen (glassmakers and potters)
  • Mandarin bamboo (from Easter to All Saints Day)
  • The Pont des Tuves: an oasis of freshness with crystal-clear water 

Walks and hikes in Montauroux

Ideally located, the village of Montauroux, labelled as a "green holiday resort", shelter many natural or historical sites and paths that are absolutely worth seeing. Visit our website www.circuits.esterel-cotedazur.com to discover all the hikes in Montauroux.

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Fayence area

The Pays de Fayence (Fayence district) has many great provencal villages. All of them have a particularity such as the view from Mons or the artistic streets of Tourrettes. Do no forget to stop in Seillans that has the label of "Most beautiful village in France"

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Fayence area

North of the A8 motorway, you will find the Pays de Fayence. Saint-Cassien lake, a real oasis of freshness in the Var, awaits you! Take a break at the Lake House before visiting the villages of Bagnols-en-Forêt, St-Paul-en-Forêt or Tanneron.

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Roquebrune-sur-Argens

The city of Roquebrune-sur-Argens is the most westerly of the destination. It includes three districts: La Bouverie, at the foot of Gorges du Blavet; The village, overlooked by its magnificent rock, and Les Issambres, with its nautical activities by the sea.

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Les Adrets de l'Estérel

Les Adrets de l'Estérel is a small town located at the extreme southeastern Var. Bordering the Maritimes Alpes, it is composed of large green forests. The town overlooks the bay of Cannes and has an exceptional view on the Lérins Islands and the Corniche de l'Estérel.

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Puget sur Argens

Puget sur Argens is a small village located in the middle of many wineries. Its commercial area, near the village, includes many shopping center. North of the village, the Bois du Defens give rise to several walks.

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Les Issambres

Welcome to Les Issambres, the district of Roquebrune-sur-Argens located on the coast. True paradise with its 8 km of beaches and creeks, this family seaside resort, already frequented at the time by the Romans, is located between the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and Fréjus-Saint Raphaël.

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Fréjus

Frejus, located halfway between Cannes and Saint-Tropez, is at the heart of the Côte d'Azur. Based on a sandstone buttress of the Esterel massif, the town dominates the valleys of Argens and Reyran. Frejus has the appearance of a small Provencal town whose new districts extend to the sea.

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Saint-Raphaël

65km from Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport, Saint-Raphaël is located between Cannes and Saint-Tropez. This seaside resort on the Mediterranean coast is at the bottom of the great Esterel mountains. Saint Raphael, whose city center is by the sea, is divided into different neighborhoods that have all their characteristics and their personalities.

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