Villecroze: tourism and travel guide

Renowned for its caves housing troglodyte dwellings, Villecroze is a Provencal village with a medieval atmosphere.

Can the village of Villecroze in the Var department have dreamed of a more beautiful setting? Enjoy the authenticity of a typical Provencal village: here a pleasant pace of life is offered to you.

The village of Villecroze is full of old houses, which you can admire on a stroll through the narrow streets. You can discover fountains, arcades, flower-filled facades and old doors. Villecroze is also famous for its caves, which once belonged to the Benedictine monks of the Abbey of Saint-Victor de Marseille. You can discover an exceptional cultural and historical heritage.

In Villecroze, as everywhere in southeastern France, the local cuisine is a tourist attraction. In Villecroze and the surrounding area, discover the many local markets where producers will introduce you to tasty specialties. A market is held in the village every Thursday morning.

The nature fully participates in the charm of this village. It is the opportunity to gohiking or cycling on the paths of Provence. During your stay, you can also try out other activities. Have you already done some climbing, for example? Would you like to take part in a horseback riding excursion?

You wish to stay in Southern France? If you want to stay during your stay in the exceptional setting of the Var, discover quality accommodation. The local Tourist Office will give you advice on activities to try and tourist sites. Our website also lists many ideas for activities.

Between Verdon and Provence Verte

Villecroze benefits from an exceptional location, north of Provence Verte and south of the Verdon Regional Nature Park. The bucolic landscapes offer many hiking trails, and the nearby village of Tourtour, labelled the most beautiful village in France, is a must-see tourist destination. Hiking and cycling are very popular activities in this hilly and wooded region, with routes suitable for all levels.

We invite you to discover our web page dedicated to the Verdon Regional Natural Park to find ideas for tourist activities and excursions.

Museums in the Var department

The Villecroze caves can be visited (booking required). You can visit the website https://www.grottes-villecroze.fr/en/ to book your tickets.

The Museums in the Var department are home to many collections. We can cite the museum of sacred art in Le Val, the Espace Castellas in Forcalqueiret, the Mitan oven in Fayence, the Heritage House in Roquebrune-sur-Argens, the Faykod museum in Aups, the museum of old Toulon in Toulon, the agricultural ecomuseum in Fayence, the Terra Rossa museum in Salernes…

Visiting Villecroze: practical information

The Lacs et Gorges du Verdon Tourist Office provides a wealth of tourist information about Villecroze: