week-end in Provence, +50 ideas in south of France, cultural, sport, tourism, restaurant

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Passage in the Var?

Small weekend in Provence?

Here are some ideas to return your unforgettable stay around our relaxing Bed and Breakfast “the Bastide de la Provence Verte”.



Cultural Week-end in Provence 


*L’Abbay of la Celle, ( 12km) Built between the end of the 12th and the beginning of the 13eme century.

*The cave of Sainte Marie Madeleine And circuit of Saint Baume, (16km) with access only by walking (approx 45 min)

*The Basilica of Saint-Maximin and the royal convent, (19km) finished in 1532 is the most important religious building of Gothic style built in Provence.

*The museum of old tools and  de  la Bugade ou grande lessive, (2km) with Mr et Madame Martin à La Roquebrussanne.

*The touristic train of center Var, (11km à Tourves) : Rediscovery of rails and former railroad, between Brignoles and Carnoules.

*Create your own bottle of wine of Provence, After a tasting of wine. Day organized by the tourist information office of Green Provence.

*learn discover truffles in Provence, (49km) before taste it 🙂

*Castle of la Verdière, (46km) biggest castle in Provence.

*Museum des gueules rouges (11km à Tourves) , The mines of Bauxite basic of the aluminum.

*The chartreuse de Méounes les Montrieux (11km), Which regrettably does not visit (except the chapel) but beautiful small kike in the surroundings.

*La villa gallo-romaine Marius du Loou,  (4km) in La Roquebrussanne, and visit of domaine du Loou, Producer of biological wine.



Week-end in Provence version  hiking 

*From our guesthouse, differents hikes from 1h to many hours, with differents levels.

*hiking around the presqu’île de Giens from 1h to 8h according to the various trails.

*Hiking in Nature accompanied,  is an opportunity to know better the natural environment thanks to comments and to explanations of a specialized participant.



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Week-end in Provence version Sports 

*Horse riding in the Haras du bois soleil, in Méounes (10km)

*Esprit de cirque, circus school in Néoules (6km)

*ULM in La Roquebrussanne, Flyazur first lesson and piloting ULM (4km)

*Speleology in the cave of Néoules (6km)

*Courts of driving, rent of track, visit of the circuit on the circuit du Castellet Paul Ricard ,(28km)

*Karting in Brignoles, le BKL, (10km)

*Xtrem park, (28km) Tyrolean, quad, visit circuit Paul Ricard in Segway, Quickjump..

*Climbing beetween Correns and Chateauvert, ( 29 km) 200 open ways on the left side of the river Argens (with ways to level 8)

*Balades in mountain bike , with start close to our guest rooms in the Bastide de la Provence Verte.

*Canoe on the river l’Argens, (28 km) beetween Correns and  le Thoronet,  to Entrecasteaux with Provence canoe

*Courts of kite, windsurf and paddlesurf in l’Almanarre (40 km)

*Paintball, on RN7 close to Karting BKL (10 km)

*Training course of parachuting  and free-fall to the club of Luc (32 km)

*Stroll in carriage, Terre de trait in Sainte Anastasie sur Issole ( 14 km)

*Accrobranche, in nature park and garden of butterfly and insect, in Flassans ( 23 km)

*Hiking in quad, from Cuers (20km)

*Bike park, inGaréoult with lessons of bicross, mountain bike for adults and children (6km)

*Riding on electric mountain bike in the Sainte Baume, in Plan d’Aups (26 km)

*Golf of Barbaroux (21km), Golf of la Sainte-Baume (26km), Golf club of Castellet (29km)



Week-end in Provence and the nice litlles villages to visit

  • Cotignac, Its rock and its cave dwellings (33 km)
  • Bormes les Mimosas, in the old town on the hill (53 km)
  • Barjols And all his fountains, visit with possible tape guide (35 km)
  • Correns 1er organic village in France, et the famous domain of Miraval de Brad et Angélina (28km)
  • Sillans la cascade (28km)
  • Cassis, and its wonderful creeks (54km)


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Week-end on the markets in Provence 

  • Tuesday : Cotignac, Garéoult , Tourves
  • Wenesday : Saint-maximin
  • Friday : La Capte (port of Hyères from april to the end of september
  • Saturday : Hyères, Brignoles,
  • Sunday : Nans les Pins, Barjols, Rocbaron



Week-end in Provence version more aquatic

*Beach of l’Almanarre (avoid ith the wind mistral, except for windsurfing, kitesurfing or sailing)

* Estagnol, close to the castle of Brégançon (place for french president).

*Beach of vallon Sourn, and canoe on the river Argens

*The lakes Laouciens,  The bathing is forbidden , but with a magnificent color, and a whole myth..

*The islands of gold : Porquerolles, Port-Cros and Levant



Visit of vineyards close to La Roquebrussanne 

*Le domaine du Loou (organic) (4 km La Roquebrussanne)

*Le domaine de La Rose des vents (4km La Roquebrussanne)

*Le Château des Chaberts (6km Garéoult)

*Le Château des Annibals (organic) (11km route de Bras)

*Le Château de l’Escarelle (8km rte de La Roquebrussanne)



Week-end in Provence Verte, version Restaurants 

*L’auberge des vignes d’or , in Néoules with mussels and french friesa and its beer homemade (6km)

*La poêle d’or inMeounes les Montrieux (8km)

*L’auberge des Tuileries, in Forcalqueiret (9km)

*L’Abbaye de la Celle (12km), star restaurant .

*Le moulin du Gapeau, inBelgentier (13km)

*Restaurant jean-françois Berard, La cadiere (36km)

*Le relais des moines ,Les Arcs sur Argens (56km)

*Restaurant Les Gorges de Pennafort, (70km)

For more details on restaurants : our page gastronomy.



Events out  of season 

*fête des tripettes or fête de la Saint Marcel, mi-january in Barjols

*last sunday of january : Fête de la Saint Vincent in Saint Maximin

*1 week in april : la foire de Brignoles

*beginning of may : foire de la XVaine in Saint Maximun, Party of the Middle Ages

*2nd week-end of october : party of pumpkin in Rians

*3rd sunday of october : party of chestnut in Camps la Source



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La Bastide de la Provence Verte

Charming guesthouse

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771, Chemin des Baumes

83 136 – La Roquebrussanne – Var – France

 labastide@yahoo.com – Tel : +336 70 31 18 01 / +339 54 40 6789