pays de fayence - tanneron
Photo ©Guillaume Roumestan
Pays de Fayence


It is the most eastern town of the Pays de Fayence at the edge of the Alpes Maritimes. Clinging to hills planted with mimosas, strawberries, floral crops, pines or chestnut trees, Tanneron is made up of many scattered hamlets.

The village of Tanneron

Discover the village of Tanneron, one of the 9 hilltop villages of the Pays de Fayence !

A nature-oriented town 

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Photo ©Guillaume Roumestan

The massif is a good place to cultivate, especially the mimosa and the eucalyptus. Tanneron is bordered on the south by the Riou, on the west by the Lake of Saint-Cassien, on the north and on the west by the Siagne. The view extends from the Ligurian Coast to the Alpes de Haute Provence.

The mimosa road, a compulsory stage in Tanneron

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Photo ©Guillaume Roumestan

Tanneron is the most flowery town in the Var, and even in France, in terms of mimosa. Within its  "Yellow Forests", the smell is heady and persistent. Discover these billions of small yellow and fluffy balls, soft to the touch, perfumed and beautiful to see... In Tanneron, the mimosa is a symbol of luminosity. Today, it grows abundantly, almost everywhere in the wild.

Some of Tanneron's horticulturists open kindly their farms for visits from December to March. Come and discover the forceries, rooms where the still green mimosa flowers, the packaging rooms, and the greenhouses where the mimosa seedlings grow.

From December to March, the Mimosa Route brings you to Bormes-les-Mimosas in Grasse, during flowery and festive corsos.



The walks to do

Many hiking trails are possible leaving from Tanneron. The Tanneron massif offers its visitors the largest forest of mimosa in Europe. Discover this unique vegetation by car, by bike or on foot for the bravest! Here are some must-see hikes from the small village of Tanneron.

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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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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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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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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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