Bras is a charming little village in the Provence Verte (Green Provence) surrounded by small valleys of oak and pine woods, quietly posed in the middle of the typical landscapes of the Var hinterland with its vineyards and olive trees.
Bras is strategically located between Brignoles and Saint Maximin la Sainte Baume.
Both quiet and off the main roads, the village has within a radius of only 50km many sites to discover: the Gorges du Verdon with its breathtaking landscapes and the Lake of Sainte Croix in the North.
You can hesitate between a day on the sandy beaches by the sea towards Toulon, a day shopping or museum in à Aix en Provence or a day to discover the surroundings of Bras which is very rural.
The hill fauna is a delight for hunters in winter (wild boars, partridges, rabbits ...). It seems that in recent years we can even meet hinds.
A nice stroll is to be made along the river; you will come across the old washhouse and the fishermen meet near the Argens or Cauron rivers for trout.
If you like caves (garagai as we say here), know that they are numerous in Bras and regularly visited by speleologists.s.
History buffs will be interested in the Templar Chapel, which today bears witness to the time when the Order's commandery was installed in the 12th century. The village also has Roman bridges, oratories and the ruins of a fortified village.
Bras is crossed by the way of Saint Jacques de Compostelle.
A circuit of 12 hikes has been prepared to allow you to discover the beauty of the village and its surroundings. Do not miss the Tombereau waterfall located 3km from the village following the bank of the Argens. superb!
What to see
Templar Chapel (1220).
Les Gourgs Benis ( deep fault).
Bed and breakfast
Bed and breakfast - 5 guest rooms and suites in a charming XII°C renovated farmhouse, 180 ha of nature. Heated swimming pool. Table d'hôtes. Cooking classes, horseback riding, electric bike. Electric car/bike charging station.
Bed and breakfast.