Milder air, longer days, birdsong, flowers... without a doubt, spring is here! It's the perfect time to enjoy the Verdon, Port-Cros and Thoronet Abbey before the summer crowds arrive. Why not meet local people, artisans or go on a guided walk?
To make the most of these unspoiled natural sites, you’d be wise to avoid the summer rush. Spring is the ideal season to explore, just as nature wakes up after winter. Whether you go to the Verdon canyon or the Lake of Sainte-Croix, or even the islands of Porquerolles and Port-Cros, it’s a real joy to be able to walk along the paths, pedal, paddle or scoot in this remarkable landscape, with the feeling of being (almost) alone in the world. Unique destinations in France, just for you!
There are some sites that are absolutely unmissable, which will tell you a story, ancient or modern, about the lives of men and women, beliefs and adventures. Amongst the sites in the Var, don’t forget to visit:
Curious minds, enthusiasts, hiking fanatics, young and old will love our wide range of guided ‘nature’ excursions offered throughout the year. Spring is a particularly pleasant time for outdoor activities. A qualified guide will accompany you, teaching you about the flora and fauna, human work, the secret lives of animals, the heath, the sand, migratory birds and much more! Some walks are designed for children.
Our craftspeople, including ceramicists, jewellery-makers, cabinet-makers, santon-makers have been chosen for their expertise, and offer guided tours, workshops and training courses.
There are also soap makers, olive-growers, nougat-makers and reed-makers who are opening their doors for guided visits – a time to share and exchange. Discover a new world and fulfill your desires, these visits are a unique opportunity to meet craftspeople who are keen to share their expertise.