Provence & the Cote d'Azur - Var (PDF Chapter)
This is the Var chapter from Lonely Planet’s Provence & the Cote d’Azur guide-book.
There’s so much more to Var than super-yachts and overpriced bouillabaisse. A string of stunning islands, magnificent secluded monasteries, and uplands dotted with memorable villag-es make this département one of the most varied and enticing in Provence.
- find your way through the Massif des Maures to serene Monastère de la Verne
- roam the tranquil back roads and tiny hilltop villages of Haut-Var
- spend the day wandering (or snorkelling) at the lush Mediterranean garden of Domaine du Rayol
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Toulon, Sanary-sur-Mer, Bandol, Cap de Carquei-ranne, Hyères, Îles d’Hyères, Île de Porquerolles, Île de Port-Cros, Île du Levant, La Londe-les-Maures, Corniche des Maures, Bormes-les-Mimosas, Massif des Maures, Collobrières, Haut-Var, East of Draguignan, West of Draguignan, Entrecasteaux, Cotignac, Correns, Massif de la Ste-Baume.
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