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Fox Amphoux

Departement of Var - Population: 380 h - Surface: 4.076 ha

34km. From Saint-Maximin, take route D560 (north), then turn right onto D32 after Tavernes.

Fox Amphoux - The Village
Fox Amphoux is perched at 540M altitude overlooking superb forests of pines and oaks. Agriculture is the main livelihood.

The village has preserved the ruins of the ramparts and the Chateau des Blacas (first mentioned in 1200 AD).

Fox Amphoux - Street
Strolling about the picturesque streets one can admire the 16th and 17th century houses and the charming little chapel at the entrance to the village.

The historical and prehistorical vestiges in Fox attract many visitors. It was also the birthplace of Barras, a personnage ot the French Revolution.

What to see:

St. Blaise church, the Barras house.
Notre Dame du Bon Secours Chapel. Ruins of the ramparts.
Prehistoric ruins, a dolmen, the Roman temple.

Leisure activities:

Hiking. Cyclo-tourism.


Bed and breakfast.

Neighbouring villages:

Montmeyan (7 km), Sillans la Cascade (8 km) and Cotignac (14 km)

Fox Amphoux - Old door Fox Amphoux - Plazza Fox Amphoux - Street

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