Do you prefer small villages to big cities? Discover Sillans-la-Cascade, a small village in the heart of the Var. Nestled in the heart of the landscapes of Provence Verte, the village combines tradition and modernity. You will find in Sillans-la-Cascade another pace of life is offered to you.

Nature justifies the tourist attraction of Sillans-la-Cascade. Numerous hiking trails await you in this unspoiled area of Provence Verte. In the surroundings of the Var, there is no lack of outdoor activities: horse riding, initiation to climbing, tree climbing, paragliding…

Like other villages in the Var, Sillans-la-Cascade offers an exceptionally rich terroir, which is a delight for tourists.

The region near Sillans-la-Cascade invites you to savory gourmet visits, to meet producers in love with this land.

Medieval churches, squares, fountains, wash houses, abbeys… You can also discover a famous local heritage or a more confidential one.

You can organize your stay by contacting the Tourist Office of Sillans-la-Cascade .

You want to find accommodation in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Hotels, campsites, bed and breakfasts welcome you in the Var. We help you to book accommodation in the region.

Monuments and heritage

We invite you to admire the castle. Rebuilt in 1800, it hosts exhibitions during the summer season. You can also stroll through the narrow streets of the village, and admire the facades of the old houses. While walking around the village, you can also admire the medieval ramparts of Sillans la Cascade, which have been completely renovated. The church of Saint Etienne, built in the Middle Ages and enlarged in the 19th century, has a beautiful ochre colour and a pretty bell tower.

You can also visit the Cistercian abbey of Le Thoronet, located about 30 km south-east of Sillans-la-Cascade.

Provence Verte (the Green Provence)

This natural region is visited for its landscapes. You can go hiking, mountain biking and horse riding. Provence Verte is also appreciated for its authentic villages such as Tourves, Pontevès or Montfort-sur-Argens, or for its historical heritage.

Provence Verte was named because it has springs, rivers and wooded hills. Water is also present in Sillans-la-Cascade. The village is known for its waterfall, which is almost 45 metres high and is renowned for its beauty and wildness.

The Verdon Regional Nature Park

From the union between the Verdon river, a soft white stone, limestone, and the blue of Provence was born the Verdon. The landscapes are at the same time wild and preserved: cultivated valleys, woods and forests, meadows, vertiginous valleys? The Park has been designed to encourage the practice of outdoor activities, while allowing the protection of biodiversity… Hiking, mountain biking, cycling, horse-riding, canyoning, paragliding, climbing, via ferrata, tree climbing…

The hilltop villages bear witness to a human occupation several thousand years old. During your visits, you will be able to admire wash houses, fountains, wells, oratories, churches, chapels, bread ovens, historical milestones, windmills, irrigation canals, dovecotes, bridges, oppidums… Markets and grocery stores will allow you to discover local products: honey and gingerbread, mountain cheese, lamb meat, fruit and vegetables, olive oil…

Museums in the Var department

A destination for nature, the department also has a particularly rich cultural offer. Museums open their doors to you on the coast and in the hinterland: you will like for example the typewriter museum in Bargemon, the agricultural ecomuseum in Fayence, the Maison du terroir et du patrimoine in La Cadière-d’Azur, the Honoré Camos community gallery museum in Bargemon, the Victor Zaneboni museum in Tourtour, the Balaguier museum in La Seyne-sur-Mer, the museum of sacred art in Val…

Practical Informations

We help you prepare for your visit by providing useful information.

  • Location: Sillans-la-Cascade is located in the heart of Provence Verte, north of the towns of Brignoles and Vidauban.
  • Nearby tourist towns and villages: Tourtour, Aups, Brignoles
  • Accommodation: Hotel rooms, bed and breakfasts, holiday rentals can easily be booked around Sillans-la-Cascade.
  • Market days: A market takes place every Wednesday and Sunday in the neighbouring village of Salernes.
  • Tourist Office (address): Parc du château, 83690 Sillans-la-Cascade
  • Tourist Office (phone): (+33)4 94 60 34 90
  • Official website: https://sillans-la-cascade.fr/