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Departement of Var - Population: 13.326 h - Surface: 7.053 ha

On N7 and A8 between Aix en Provence (45km.) and Fréjus (60km.).

Brignoles - Caramy Plazza

Brignoles, on the river Caramy and capital of Centre Var, is the commercial, administrative and educational junction of this area. The counts of Provence founded their palace here in the twelfth century.

Today, one can still find a museum with a sarcophagus of the III°century and Christian altars of IV° and VI° century.

Brignoles - Fountain
There are two choices for visiting Old Brignoles: either the tour of the ramparts or the inner city tour. Old stones, towers, squares and ancient doors give this city its authentic charm.

The center of town, not too far from the old city has a lively commercial zone and the Saturday morning market should not be missed. Outside, the sloping vineyards surround the town and many of the grape varieties of Provence are to be found there.

What to see:

11th and 12th c. chapels, 17th c. church.
Museum of the Pays Brignolais
(reconstituated Provencal cooking, animated Nativity scene).

Leisure activities:

Maison des Abeilles (bee house) Go karts. Golf.


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Neighbouring villages:

Le Val (5 km), Camps la Source(5 km), Vins sur Caramy (9 km).

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