Callian

The Var Departement - Pop.: 3,541 inh.

puce Near route D562 between Draguignan (36km.) and Grasse (25km.).

Callian, the Village


This village looks down on the plains between the Massif de l'Esterel to the South and the Pre- Alpes to the North.

Having once been an important community, Callian boasts its own medieval castle perched high on the rocks, pretty homes, winding streets and flowered staircases.



Callian, castle
This village, well known for its calm atmosphere and envigoratoring climate is surrounded by hills covered with oaks and evergreens.

It is starting place for many hikes and walks. One can enjoy swimming and boating in the lake St. Cassien.

Callian, bell tower




The Place Bourguignon is a refreshing stop with its waterfall and the neighboring esplanade offers a panoramic view at the plains and mountains nearby.




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puce What to see:

In the very heart of the village, you will find Callian, coat of arms
the 16th century castle, with its 12th and 13th century towers,
the church of 1685 and its bell tower varnished in bright colors,
the old station and in the plain of other old chapels


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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking.
Fishing, swimming and boating at lake Lac de Saint Cassien.
Tennis. VTT.
Cyclo-tourism.

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Campsites

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Montauroux (3 km) and Fayence (9 km).

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