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The Sainte-Baume Velorail: a ride in the heart of Provence

riginal means of transport to discover the countryside with family or friends. What is the route? The vélorail du massif de la Sainte-Baume in the Var region runs on a charming old railway between Pourcieux and Saint-Maximin. The ride is 15 km in all (round trip) and includes viaducts, bridg ...


Christmas in Sanary-sur-Mer: a magical experience

A must-see destination for the holidays Located only a few kilometers from Toulon in the Var, Sanary-sur-Mer is the perfect place to spend a few days of vacation during the holiday season. Covid 19 obliges, some Christmas animations have been cancelled for the 2020-2021 edition of 'Chœurs de lu ...


5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway in France

1- The beach of Estagnol Even if it is not as well known as the French Riviera, the Var coastline is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the south of France. In addition to the beautiful little coves of the island of Porquerolles off the town of Hyères or the famous Pampelonne beach l ...


Cold snap in France: what causes the phenomenon?

ver, there will be significant disparities between the North and South of France. In the south, heavy rain is expected in the Alpes-Maritimes and the Var, as well as snow at low altitudes, on the reliefs of the East and the Massif Central. But the South will not experience polar cold comparable t ...


The Meyer lemon: a citrus fruit to discover

more easily the Meyer lemon from Morocco but also from France. Indeed, this fruit is grown in several regions of southern France such as Corsica, Var, Pyrénées-Orientales and Landes. This tree of the Rutaceae family is now cultivated in many countries. It is appreciated for its vigor, its r ...


The Routo : a GR to walk in the footsteps of the shepherds

year: when they go up to the mountain pastures in spring and when they come down in autumn to the plains where they spend the winter. A wide variety of landscapes This new 540 km long GR has not only historical interest since it is the route taken by shepherds during transhumance since the ...