Discover the not-to-be-missed towns and villages of the Var

Holidays in Provence: the unmissable towns and villages of the Var

An exceptional heritage unique to each of the Var's towns and villages

Typical villages with a vibrant cultural heritage

Depending on your tastes and what you like to visit, set off to discover the typical towns and villages of the Var.

On the programme, we invite you to visit the caves and sumptuous panoramas of Cotignac. You'll be amazed by its picturesque streets and charming architecture.

Then, cycle over the vineyards to the authentic village of Gassin. Here, take a stroll through the village's historic centre and enjoy the beauty of its narrow streets.

Don't forget to visit the pretty village of Bormes-les-Mimosas. Its picturesque Provencal charm invites tourists to stroll through its narrow streets and soak up the local history. As you turn a corner, take in the ancient remains and architecture of the old buildings.

Must-see cultural monuments

There is no shortage of cultural monuments in the towns and villages of the Var. Discover the heritage sites that are a must-see when you stay in the Var.

As far as the region's religious heritage is concerned, the Chartreuse de la Verne in HyèresThe chapel of Pépiole in Six-Fours-Les-Plages and the abbey of Le Thoronet are not to be missed. They bear witness to the history of the Var and contribute to the beauty of its tourist routes.

Discover the towns and villages of the Var by the sea

Porquerolles: a paradise island with a rich biodiversity

The island of Porquerolles is a little jewel boasting some of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean. This little corner of paradise is both a national park and a protected nature reserve.

This island is part of the Port-Cros National Park. One of 11 national centres for the protection of nature and biodiversity in France. In fact, it's a veritable jewel case of nature in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.

The botanical conservatory on the island of Porquerolles was established in 1979, and its greenhouse was recognised as a national botanical garden in 1990. On the island, the conservatory's mission is to inventory the island's plants and natural habitats. The aim is also to help conserve Mediterranean plant species within the conservatory.

Le Lavandou: one of the prettiest towns and villages in the Var

A small fishing village situated between the Côte d'Azur and the Massif des Maures, Le Lavandou is one of the Var's typical towns and villages. Many tourists come to enjoy its exceptional beaches every year.

With its fine sandy beaches, bucolic coastal path and unique biodiversity, it's easy to see why Le Lavandou is such a favourite with lovers of authenticity and conviviality.

Indeed, it is also the local gastronomy and art of living that give Le Lavandou its unique charm. During your stay in the Var, be sure to sample some of the typical dishes of Provence.

Where to stay to visit the towns and villages of the Var?

Stay at Château de Berne, an exceptional wine estate

If you're looking for an unusual and authentic place to stay with family or friends during your stay in the Var, the 5-star Hôtel Relais et Châteaux du Château de Berne welcomes you to the heart of the Provencal vineyards.

You can enjoy top-of-the-range services in an idyllic setting for an exceptional stay.

The Var has plenty to attract tourists every year. The towns and villages of the Var exude both authenticity and friendliness. It's a real pleasure to wander through the cobbled streets of these unusual villages. Book your stay now at Château de Berne to enjoy a moment out of time with family and friends.