Tourism in Besse‑sur‑Issole

in the Var, the village of Besse-sur-Issole seduces by its picturesque charm. As a backdrop? The colourful landscapes of Provence.

Do you dream of spending a peaceful vacation, and resting away from the noise? The village of Besse-sur-Issole will offer you the tranquility you are looking for.

Nature activities are numerous. Do you like hiking? You can explore the hiking trails of this preserved area of Provence. Many activities can be practiced in Provence. For example, do you know climbing? You want to try your hand at tree climbing?

Mediterranean fish, broken olives from Provence, aïoli, socca or fougasse, ratatouille, bull’s gardianne, bush with goat’s or sheep’s milk, calissons, shuttles or lavender honey… The attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on many specialties. The farmers’ markets organized in the region allow you to spend a convivial moment, while buying specialties that you will enjoy a few hours later, for example by organising an aperitif.

The local patrimony promises you beautiful visits. In one village, a very well preserved fountain. There, the ruins of an old castle dating from the Middle Ages. You can organise your stay in this tourist region by contacting the Tourist Office. If you wish to stay in the department of Var, you can discover a selection of accommodation to spend your stay in the department of Var: hotels, bed and breakfast, campsites…

Museums in the Var department

Beaches, islands and beautiful landscapes are not the only treasures of the Var. Numerous museums open their doors to you on the Côte d’Azur and in the hinterland: discover for example the Villa Noailles in Hyères, the museum of Tauroentum in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, the Romanesque Tower in Sanary-sur-Mer, the Museum of the Santons in Pierrefeu-du-Var…

Provence Verte

The wooded hills of the Var offer visitors all the charm of their man-made landscapes. From village to valley, from forest to summit, crisscross the Provence Verte and the Brignolais country. You can also enjoy hiking and cycling, outdoor activities to share with your family.