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Departement of Var - Population: 1.101 h - Surface: 2.068 ha

At the intersection of routes D557 & D51 between Draguignan (21km.) & Aups (8km.).
Villecroze - Bell tower

Set up against the foothills of the Alpes de Provence in Haut Var, Villecroze is a charming village which attracts many visitors. In the magnificent decor of mountains of pines and oaks, this village has many sights to see.

One, which you shouldn't miss is the Commanderie des Templiers (house of the Templar knights) of Ruou founded in 1150 which, at the time, influenced life in the area all the way from the Verdon Valley to the Mediterranean.

Villecroze - Vue

In its park are trees of rare species, caves, a waterfall and beautiful rose gardens.

In the summer, Villecroze organizes concerts in the St. Victor Chapel (12th and 13thc.). These are given by the International Academy of Music (Foundation Grunner - Schlumberger) and bring together great musicians from all over the world..

What to see:

The medieval village: narrow streets, arcades,
the clock court, the old dungeon attached to the castle.

Leisure activities:

Marked hiking trails. Horseback riding. Swimming in the river. Tennis
C ultural activities all year round (exhibitions, theatre, concerts of classical music).


Gites and Holiday rentals.
Bed and breakfast.

Neighbouring villages:

Salernes (5 km), Tourtour.

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