South Sainte-Baume Community Area

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 Hinterland & Must See Places (pages 72 to 77)

 

 

MUST SEE PLACES

C A S S I S

Edged in a natural casket between pines forest, white or ochre rocks, vineyards which stretch until the Mediterranean Sea, Cassis is protected by two natural monuments which are the Cap Canaille (the highest coastal cliff in Europe) glowing  red when the Mistral is blowing and the white limestone Calanques.

 

S A I N T  -  C Y R  L E S  L E C Q U E S

There is a lovely & very large  beach of fine sand (2 Km - 1.2 miles).
You can visit  the Tauroentum Museum built on the foundations of a roman villa where several mosaics, many Greek & Roman objects, fragments of frescoes & amphora are displayed.
Let's discover 2000 years of human history!

The statue of Liberty was set up on the Portalis Square only in 1903 (and not like in New-York in 1886).
However this is the work of the same sculptor Frederic Auguste  Bartholdi. 
This site also includes the aquatic leisure park "Aqualand". 

 

L A  C A D I E R E  D' A Z U R

This is an authentic Provencal village to discover dawdling in the alleys, to get a panoramic view  on the lush countryside and on th vineyards.
You may be interested in visiting the Moulin de Saint-Côme (mill) oil-press...

 

LE CASTELLET

Perched on a wooded hill above the wineyards, this remarkable walled city offers an attractive view towards Sainte-Baume Mountain.

Inside the village's well preserved ramparts, you may stroll around cobbled streets, visiting many art & craft workshops.

 

 

 

 

 

BEAUSSET VIEUX

You may visit Notre-Dame du Beausset Vieux Chapel built in the 12th century in a Provencal Romanesque style, but also an exhibition of 80 votive offering as thanks to Notre Dame du Beausset Vieux.   

 

S I G N E S

Provence of Pagnol & Giono, Signes remains preserved from big cities & seaside resorts tumult.
The village overhangs the dock of the Provencal coast.

You may visit the Fouque's House, a homemade nougat confectionery since 1864.
Also choose between three different hiking trails : L' Authentique, la Toulonnaise & La Campagnarde. 

 

E V E N O S

Perched on steep slopes, the old village of Evenos with its winding streets leading to the ruins of the 16 th century Nebre Castle is a typical medieval village. 

  

 

S A I N T  -  T R O P E Z

The town of Saint-Tropez stands at the end of a wild Peninsula, overlooking a bay bearing its name.

Its history is exceptionally rich in feats of arms & historical events.
You may visit the Annonciade Museum and the Citadelle.