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Ollières

 
Departement of Var - Population: 447 h - Surface: 3.966 ha

Situated on route D3 which links St Maximin (4km.) to Manosque.


Ollieres - The VillageLocated 50km. from Marseilles and 50km. from Toulon, this little village has made itself quite well known because of its dog show. This show is the biggest in the region.

It is an old village snuggled around the castle. While strolling about one can admire the castle ramparts, the old gates and the town oven. The following areas are all pleasant places to explore: rue Basse, rue du Cercle, Place du Marranier, Placette del'Ormeau, Place de L'Eglise, Boulevard de I'Aire.

Ollieres - Fountain
If you look up, you will see a beautiful bell-tower above the church which will even give you the exact time.

The narrow cobble-stoned streets of Ollières are bordered by historic houses that have been tastefully renovated. Most are built from stone, giving a particular charm to this pretty, peaceful village.


What to see:

St. Anne Church (classified). The old rectory.
The medieval castle.



Leisure activities:

Hiking.
Cyclo-tourism.



Accommodation:

Holiday Rentals.
Bed & Breakfast.


Neighbouring Villages:

Pourcieux (5 km), Seillons Source d'Argens (6 km) and Rians (19 km).


Ollieres - Church door Ollieres - Clock Ollieres - Typical street




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