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Tourrettes

 
Departement of Var - Population: 2.206 h - Surface: 3.399 ha - Alt.: 350 m

32km. from Draguignan, 25km from Grasse by route D562.

Tourrettes - Olive tree


Tourettes, associated with Fayence, is a peaceful village surrounded by broom, olive trees, and cicadas.

The pedestrian areas are a pleasant place for strolling with shady squares and narrow streets.



Tourrettes - Fountain

There you will discover the Clock Tower, and the interesting architecture of the Tourrettes Castle which has become a convalescent home.

The sea is close (30km) as are the mountains (20km.) so the choice of activities is diverse.


Tourrettes - Church door


The Gliding Center, of international repute, is in the lower vilIage.

Because of its warm and dry climate, and the exceptional variations in altitude, Tourettes is a mecca for gliding enthusiasts from all corners of the world..


What to see:

The Clock Tower.



Leisure activities:

Hiking. .
Water sports at lake St Cassien.
Cyclo-tourism.



Accommodation:

Hotel.
Gites.
Campsite.



Neighbouring villages:

Seillans (4 km), Callian (8 km), Montauroux (10 km) and Mons (12 km).



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