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Draguignan

 
Departement of Var - Population: 34.814 h - Surface: 5.375ha - Alt. : 175m

On route N555 north of routeN7 and highway A8 (exit Le Muy).
Draguignan - Tourism office



Once the prefecture of Var, this rapidly developing city is changing from an administrative and military center to a tourist and cultural attraction.




Draguignan - Pedestrian street

Lovely avenues lined with plane trees surround the old city where one can find ancient houses with sculptured doors and impressive portals.

Strolling about one can stop and admire the city squares each with its own history (Place aux Herbes, Place de l'Oberservance, Place du Cros).


Draguignan -  Bell tower

The Tour de l'Horloge, the market place, the ancient chapels and the St. Michel Church should all be seen.

There are many museums to visit, in particular the Musée des Arts et Traditions Provençales which has an extensive exhibit of traditional crafts and materials, tomettes, cuisine provençales)
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What to see:

Museums.
The Promenade de la Fee which features a dolmen (1km. on the road to Comps.).



Leisure activities:

Musical entertainment in the summer.
Various festivals (Draguifolies) and fairs (the olive fair).
Jazz Festival.


Accommodation:

Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday Rentals.
Campsites.



Neighbouring villages:

Flayosc (4 km), Trans en Provence (5 km), Figanières (11 km) and Châteaudouble (10 km).

Draguignan - Street Draguignan - Calade Draguignan - Vaulted porch





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