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Montfort sur Argens

 
Departement of Var - Population: 881 h - Surface: 1.192 ha

12km north of Brignoles on the D22.

Montfort sur Argens - Castle
Monfort sur Argens is a very old village of Moyen Var. It is overlooked by the only Templar castle of Var and itself overlooks the beautiful plains of Argens.

The old part is worth a detour : while going up to the castle one can discover the ruins ot the ramparts, and a portcullis of the eighteenth century.

Montfort sur Argens - The Village


While wandering about in the vicinity, you can admire Ligure de Casteau- Rigneau, the Priory of Speluques, Gallo-Roman ruins, the aqueduct of Pont des Mouo and the waterfall of Grand Baou.

There is a definite charm in the old houses with their roofs of tiles all nestled against the castle and separated by tiny streets. It is nice to live here.


Montfort sur Argens - Eglise

The air of Monfort sur Argens is so pure that it is recommended for children and all those who need rest and relaxation. One last detail: this is the town ot Joseph- Louis Lambot, the inventor of reinforced concrete.


What to see:

St. Blaise Chapel. Hospitaliers castle.
The clock tower. The Joseph-Louis Lambot House.



Leisure activities:

Climbing, kayaking on the Argens,.
Tennis. Horseback riding. Mountain biking. Fishing.



Accommodation:

Bed & breakfast.
Gites, Holiday rentals.
Overnight gites open all year round.


Neighbouring Villages:

Correns (4 km), Le Val (7 km), Carcès (7 km) and Cotignac (8 km).


Montfort sur Argens - Fountain Montfort sur Argens - Bell tower Montfort sur Argens - Vaulted passage




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