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In the department of the Var, the small village of Tourtour nestles in the middle of breathtaking landscapes. In the heart of one of the most beautiful villages in France, one takes the time to live at the indolent pace of Provence.

In Tourtour, nature is always present. The village is the starting point of many hiking trails: length, difficulty, altitude difference, you can easily find itineraries adapted to all levels of practice. You can also try your hand at other activities in the Var: horse riding, tree climbing, via ferrata, climbing, paragliding…

Bouillabaisse on the coast, rosé wines, cherries, melons, apricots, peaches, tapenade and olive oil, fougasses and soccas from Nice, ratatouille, lamb from La Crau, bush with sheep’s or goat’s milk, nougats and calissons: the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on renowned specialties.

Cuisine is part of the identity of Tourtour, where producers who love their trade offer you tasty local specialties.

Nature activities are not the only tourist attraction in Provence: churches, chapels, museums, castles also appeal to tourists.

You can contact the Tourist Office to discover interesting monuments nearby.

Are you looking for accommodation in the Var? Would you prefer to stay at a campsite, in a bed and breakfast or in a hotel? We will help you find the accommodation that meets all your criteria in the region.

Tourtour, the most beautiful village in France?

The village in the sky of Provence is located between the Gorges du Verdon and the Côte d’Azur and benefits from the much sought-after label Plus beaux villages de France. This label rewards villages that have protected and enhanced a remarkable architectural heritage. You will enjoy strolling through the village’s narrow streets, before lingering on the shaded terrace of a café, with a breathtaking view of the green hills of the Var.

Nearby monuments and tourist attractions

Tourtour is located in the heart of a tourist region, and many tourist attractions await you nearby.

Walking through the village, you can discover the remains of the old ramparts, numerous fountains, squares and alleys lined with old houses.

To the east of Tourtour, the ruins of the Abbey of Florièyes are a popular walking destination.

The caves of Villecroze are located in a pleasant park. These ancient troglodyte houses can be visited by following a specially designed route.

Museums in the Var department

The Victor Zaneboni Fossil Museum has a collection of ammonites and dinosaur eggs. It is located in the heart of the village of Tourtour and is accessible for group visits by reservation, by calling (+33)4 98 10 25 25.

The Museums in the Var department region are home to numerous collections. Large museums or foundations, you will be able to multiply cultural outings! For example, you can visit the Rob Jullien architectural pictorial museum in Lorgues, the Ricard museum of advertising objects in Bandol, the antique museum of Tauroentum in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, the museum of the society of scientific and archaeological studies in Draguignan…

Practical Informations

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

  • Location: Tourtour is located in the Haut-Var, 20 km northwest of the town of Draguignan.
  • Main tourist towns in the Var:Toulon, Saint-Tropez, Bandol, Fréjus
  • Nearby tourist towns and villages: Draguignan, Aups
  • Accommodation: You can book a hotel room, a holiday rental, a bed and breakfast, a pitch or a mobile home in a campsite.
  • Market days: every Wednesday and Saturday morning.
  • Tourist Office (address): 2 Place de la Trinité, 83690 Tourtour
  • Tourist Office (phone): (+33)4 94 76 35 47
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