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Tourism in Bagnols‑en‑Forêt

You want to visit Southern France? Discover Bagnols-en-Forêt, a charming village in the heart of the Var. Nestled in the heart of the landscapes of the Pays de Fayence, the village has managed to preserve its identity.

You want to go green and revitalize yourself away from all activity? Here, forget the noise of a big city.

Outdoor activities are numerous. You can go hiking or cycling on the roads, paths, tracks and trails of the Pays de Fayence. You will also have the opportunity to try your hand at different activities in the Var department: paragliding, tree climbing…

Do you know the small spelt, this ancient variety of wheat that is still grown in Haute-Provence? Have you ever bite into a juicy peach, picked the day before? From the Mediterranean coast to the mountain pastures of the Southern French Alps, the attractiveness of southeastern France also lies in its renowned specialties. The region around Bagnols-en-Forêt offers you beautiful culinary escapades, where you can discover the know-how of committed and passionate producers.

The cultural and historical heritage of the region also offers some little-known tourist treasures: chapels, churches, calvaries, old houses, manor houses, castles… To find ideas for activities, you can contact the Tourist Office. Are you looking for accommodation in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Campsites, hotels, but also bed and breakfast await you in the Var department. We allow you to book accommodation.

Museums in the Var department

Beaches, islands and landscapes must not overshadow the cultural heritage of the Var. Dozens of museums open their doors to you in Provence Verte and on the coast: discover for example the Maison de la nature des Mayons, the Maison de la route médiévale in Le Val, the Maritime Museum of Toulon, the ecomuseum of Régusse’s mills, the artillery museum in Draguignan, the Autour des sens museum in Bargemon…

Malpasset Dam

In 1959, the dam on the course of the river Reyran broke, causing one of the greatest civil disasters of the 20th century in France. The imposing ruins of the dam have now become a walking target. You will be struck by the size of the reinforced concrete blocks and will be able to appreciate the devastating power of the waves that once swept over the communes downstream of the dam.

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