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Tourism in Tourves

The village of Tourves offers you a return to the roots in the Var. Nestled under the blue sky of the Provence Verte, the village unfolds its streets and old houses. You will find in Tourves the main stores, while enjoying a serene atmosphere.

You take advantage of your stay to practice an outdoor sports activity? You can’t go on vacation without planning hikes? You can explore the hiking trails of this preserved area of Provence Verte. Different activities can be practiced in Provence Verte. You can also opt for an excursion on horseback, or thrill on your first via ferrata.

Fruits and vegetables, seafood and Mediterranean fish, wines, olives from Les Baux: the attractiveness of southeastern France is also based on a gastronomy of a rare richness. You can also take part in a selection of local markets in the region where producers share local products with you.

The magnificent landscapes are not the only tourist attraction of Provence Verte: churches, chapels, museums, castles, wash houses are also worth a visit.

You can contact the Tourist Office of Tourves to get all the accessible tourist sites in the surroundings.

Are you planning to find accommodation in Tourves or near Tourves? The campsite is popular in southeastern France. You can also find hotels and guest houses with character. In order to help you prepare your stay, we suggest quality accommodation.

Provence Verte

This natural region is famous for its landscapes with green hills. Hiking, mountain biking and horse riding are practiced here. It is also known for its picturesque villages such as Saint-Zacharie, Correns and Châteauvert, as well as for its historical and religious heritage.

The Massif de la Sainte-Baume

Between the Var and the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Sainte-Baume massif peaks at more than 1150 meters, at the signal of the Béguines. The Park is a great playground for the practice of outdoor sports. Hiking, biking, paragliding, climbing, tree climbing… This natural site is home to a remarkable fauna and flora, with a relic forest made up of a beech grove. La Sainte Baume also has an exceptional past, where history and myth merge. The Sainte-Marie-Madeleine Basilica of Saint-Maximin and the Sainte-Baume Grotto have preserved the relics of Mary Magdalene for centuries. The Basilica of Saint-Maximin is the largest Gothic building in Provence. This religious building welcomes the de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine. As for the coolers, they are a testimony of the time when refrigerators did not exist: ice was produced in winter in the Massif de la Sainte-Baume, which was then transported to the big cities of Provence.

Museums in the Var department

During your stay, you will be able to push open the doors of many museums. There are several dozen in the department: the Max Ernst Collection in Seillans, the typewriter museum in Bargemon, the national naval museum in Toulon, the Museum of the Santons in Pierrefeu-du-Var, the Demeure Sellier in Cogolin, the Faykod museum in Aups, the fossil and mineral museum in Bargemon, the artillery museum in Draguignan…

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