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Tourism in Nans‑les‑Pins

in the Var, the village of Nans-les-Pins nestles in a preserved natural setting. The village of Nans-les-Pins has useful stores and a relaxing atmosphere.

You prefer to spend active vacations, in contact with nature? Get on your bike or mountain bike, put on your backpack and explore the paths of the Provence Verte. During your stay in the Var, you can also try out other activities: first flight, horse riding, tree climbing…

The cuisine of Provence Verte is a real tourist attraction. You can visit the local producers directly. You can also enjoy the local gastronomy by going to the many markets organized locally.

The magnificent landscapes are not the only tourist attraction of Provence Verte: churches, museums, castles, fountains interest many tourists.

What to do? Get closer to the Tourist Office to know all the activities.

If you want to stay in the Var, you can discover a selection of accommodations to spend your stay in the Var: campsites, hotels, bed and breakfasts…

Provence Verte

Bathed by numerous rivers, Provence Verte is a real haven of freshness. The nature activities are very present there: Mountain biking, hiking, canoeing on the Argens… Your escapades will make you discover towns like Saint-Maximim, picturesque villages like Saint-Zacharie, Correns or La Celle.

The Sainte-Baume National Park

Straddling the Var and the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Sainte-Baume massif reaches an altitude of more than 1150 meters, at the signal of the Béguines. Hiking and cycling enthusiasts are in love with its landscapes. This natural site has an exceptional flora and fauna, with a large number of bird species such as the spotted woodpecker, the Tengmalm’s owl, the grey flycatcher, the orpheus warbler, Bonelli’s eagle, the Jean-le-blanc circaet, the Great Horned Owl, the European roller, the little owl, the dipper owl… The Sainte Baume is also home to many remarkable buildings. Mary Magdalene, a biblical figure, is said to have spent the last years of her life praying in a cave near the summit, transformed into a church and sanctuary. The forest at the foot of the sanctuary is presented as magical by a Roman author, Lucain, in La Pharsale. As for the ice-boxes, they bear witness to a time when freezers did not exist: ice was produced in winter in the Massif, which was then delivered to Marseille, Toulon or Aix-en-Provence.

Museums in the Var department

During your stay, you can also discover the Museums in the Var department. Dozens of museums invite you to discover art, painting, sculpture, natural history, local heritage… You can discover for example the museum of the high places of the Resistance in Aups, the museum of typewriters in Bargemon, the museum of Faykod in Aups, the museum of artillery in Draguignan, the House of the medieval road of the Val, the Simon Segal museum in Aups…

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