Callas

The Var Departement - Population : 1,877 inh.

puce 12 km. North-East of Draguignan by D562. Head toward Grasse and take left on D225.

Callas , belfry
At 400 m. altitude, Callas is a picturesque village with houses of character, tall and side by side.
The narrow mounting streets calades will guide you to charming shady squares.
Callas, fountain
As you stroll through, you will notice many ancient fountains, arcades, and 18th c. doors..
The white bell tower, which is very tall can be seen from far. It is in the center of the village in a pleasant square.
Callas, house
Callas is surrounded by wild and rocky lands and a great forest out of which emerges the Chapelle de Pennafort.
This chapel is worth your visif as is the Chapelle Ste. Auxile which is perched atop another hill.




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puce What to see:

The gorges of Pennafort.
The Notre-Dame-de-Pennafort Chapel.
Ruins of the Trinity Chapel.
Saint-Auxile Chapel.
Fountain of the Placette de la Paix surmounted by the bust of Sieur Giboin.
Fountain in Place Clémenceau engraved with the effigy of Saint-Eloi.
Lavoir du Barri and the dovecote at the entrance of the village.

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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking. Mountain biking. Petanque (French bowls).
Classical musical festival at the end of July.
Bike rides.

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Holiday rentals.
2 campsites including a naturist one.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Figanieres (6 km), Bargemon (7 km), Draguignan (12 km) and Seillans (20 km).



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