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Tourves

 
Departement of Var - Population: 3.460 h Surface: 6.562 ha

On route N7 between Brignoles and St. Maximin.
Tourves - The Village

Situated between Brignoles and Saint Maximin, is also at equal distance between Marseille and Aix en Provence.

Even in Roman times, Tourves was already a strategic meeting point. Today calm has returned to Tourves thanks to a new road which detours the village.


Tourves - Castle ruins

Tourves is dominated by the ruins of a castle from which there is a spectacular view of the valley.

From the summit of St. Probace you will also discover the panorama of the chain of Ste. Baume, the Loube, the Carami, and of course the village, itself divided by the river for several kilometers.
Let fishermen take note !


What to see:

Oratories and chapels probably dating to before the 11th c.
Fountains of the Hotel de Ville and the church.
Caves and sources La Foux and Baou Mouron.



Leisure activities:

Tennis, Swimming pool. Hiking (Caramy river banks).



Accommodation:

Hotel -Restaurant
Bed & breakfast - Guest houses
Gites - Holiday rentals.



Neighbouring villages:

Rougiers (7 km), La Roquebrussanne (11 km) and Bras (9 km).





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