Right in the middle of the forest of the Maures, Collobrières is renowned for its chestnut graves and for farming the cork oak trees.
This peaceful village, the capital of the Maures is far from the crowds of the coast. The river Real Collobrier cuts through the village and one gets from one side to the other by a charming 12th c. bridge.
The river Real Collobrier cuts through the village and one gets from one side to the other by a charming 12th c. bridge.
Picturesque houses and an ancient fountain in the shady town square make strolling around this medieval village a very pleasant occupation.
Collobrières is a good starting point tor hikers wishing to tour the Massif des Maures. Numerous routes, tracks and footpaths lead out from the village into the damanial forests of La Londe Les Maures, Pierrefeu, Pignans and Mayons.
What to see:
The medieval village, ruins of St.Pons 12thc. church.
Chartreuse de la Verne (12km.). Menhirs on Plateau Lambert.
Hiking in the Massif des Maures (GR9+GR90+GR51) to Notre Dame des Anges.
Mountain biking track in the domanial forests.
2 Hotels. Bed and breakfast
Holiday rentals. Overnight Gites.