A rich heritage

The Chartreuse de la Verne

Founded in the 12th century, the monastery of La Verne, known as "La Chartreuse de la Verne", is nestled in the heart of the Maures massif, in grandiose solitude, in the middle of a forest of cork oak and chestnut trees. It sits like a jewel, splashed with the sun's golden rays.

Le Thoronet Abbey

The Abbey of Le Thoronet is a true marvel hidden in the heart of the Mediterranean forest. Listed as a "Monument Historique", it is, along with Silvacane and Sénanque, one of the three Cistercian abbeys in Provence. The abbey's architecture and acoustics are unique in France.

Basilica of Saint-Maximin

Home to the relics of Mary Magdalene, the basilica is the 3rd most important tomb in Christendom. Construction began in 1295 on the orders of Charles II d'Anjou, Count of Provence. Work lasted over 2 centuries, but the basilica remains unfinished, with the entrance door and bell tower never built..

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Villa Noailles

Built for Charles and Marie-Laure de Noailles by the architect Rob. Mallet-Stevens, and was built between 1923 and 1933. It applies the founding precepts of the modern movement: functionality, purification of decorative elements, terraces, light, hygiene... 

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