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Tourism in Beausset

in the Var, the village of Le Beausset nestles in the sumptuous setting of Provence. The village of Le Beausset has several local stores and a peaceful atmosphere.

You take advantage of your stay to indulge in new and outdoor activities? There are numerous hiking trails in the village: long, uneven, you will find here itineraries adapted to both sportsmen and amateurs. According to your desires, you will also have the possibility to try out other activities in the Var: horse riding, golf, climbing, tree climbing, paragliding…

Fruits and vegetables, fish, rosé wines, olives of Provence… The diversity of climates and soils in the south-east of France offers many specialties. The terroir of Provence invites you to savory gourmet excursions, to meet the know-how of producers in love with their products.

As you travel through the roads of Provence, you can visit remarkable monuments: churches or abbeys, old houses, manors, castles…

What tourist sites can you visit in the Var. You can get in touch with the Tourist Office to discover activities.

You wish to stay in southeastern France? You wish to stay in Le Beausset? Organise your stay by booking accommodation that suits you.

The Sainte-Baume National Park

Straddling the Bouches-du-Rhône and the Var, the Sainte-Baume massif reaches an altitude of more than 1150 meters, at the signal of the Béguines. Hiking and cycling enthusiasts will be able to discover different itineraries of all levels within the massif. The fauna and flora are remarkable, with numerous species of birds such as the spotted woodpecker, the Tengmalm’s owl, the grey flycatcher, Bonelli’s eagle, the Jean-le-blanc circaète, the little scops owl, the blue rock mound, the proyer bunting… Spirituality contributes to the contemporary influence of the Sainte-Baume. Its territory preserves various testimonies of it.

The Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine of Saint-Maximin and the Grotto of Sainte-Baume house the relics of Mary Magdalene, disciple of Christ. The Basilica of Saint-Maximin is the largest Gothic building in Provence. This religious building protects part of the relics of Mary Magdalene. At the bend in the road, you may come across cylindrical constructions that are partly buried. These coolers used to produce ice for the inhabitants of Marseille, Aix-en-Provence or Toulon.

Museums in the Var department

As a nature destination, the Var department must also be seen as a cultural destination. The Museums in the Var department will certainly seduce you. for example, the Mitan oven in Fayence, the municipal museum of Hyères, the Maison de la route médiévale in Le Val, the municipal ecomuseum of Régusse’s mills, the Memorial of the Indochina wars in Fréjus, the typewriter museum in Bargemon, the Honoré Camos community gallery museum in Bargemon, the museum of the Brignoles country in Brignoles…

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