Collobrières

The Var Departement - Pop.: 1,979 inh.

puce Take route N97 (just south of N7 at Luc en Provence, 28km) to Gonfaron then route D39, or between Cuers (on A57) and St. Tropez (32km) by route D14.

Collobrieres, sawmill footbridge

Right in the middle of the forest of the Maures, Collobrieres is renowned for its chestnut graves and for farming the cork oak trees.

This peaceful village, the capital of the Maures is far from the crowds of the coast.


Collobrieres, typical tiny street

It is with delight that you will stroll through its small streets in calade lined with beautiful old houses carefully restored..

Stone walls, lush vegetation, subtly washed-out colored shutters, shrubbery shrubs, Collobriere looks great and you will be charmed.


Collobrieres, pont en dos d'âne du XIIe;me sie;cle

The Real Collobrier river, which crosses the village, is overhung by old picturesque houses, it is spanned by an old donkey bridge from the 12th century.

The Place de la Mairie, charming and shaded, has a very beautiful old fountain.



Collobrieres, cafe and restaurants terraces


You can enjoy the good atmosphere of the village at aperitif time on the terraces of Place Rouget de L’Isle, deliciously shaded under the plane trees and parasols.



Collobrieres, Maures landscape

Collobrieres is a good starting point tor hikers wishing to tour the Massif des Maures. Numerous routes, tracks and footpaths lead out from the village into the damanial forests of La Londe Les Maures, Pierrefeu, Pignans and Les Mayons.



Collobrieres, marked trails map

You can choose from 3 marked trails: the 2 km botanical trail, the 6 km discovery trail and the small trail within a chestnut grove. Collobrieres - Chestnuts






Collobrieres, church and confectionery
Every year in the fall, when the chestnuts are harvested, a big celebration is held in honor of castane-culture on the last three Sundays in October where you can find chestnuts in all their forms.

Finally, don't leave without having a look at Confiserie Azureennes, which has been manufacturing 100% natural and fresh chestnuts since 1945.




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puce What to see:

The medieval village.
Ruins of St.Pons 12thc. church.
Chartreuse de la Verne (12km.).
Menhirs on Plateau Lambert..


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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking in the Massif des Maures (GR9 + GR90 + GR51) to Notre Dame des Anges.
Mountain biking track in the domanial forests.

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Bed and breakfast

puceCollobrières (Hyères - Lavandou) - Saint Tropez : 30 km
Bastide de la Cabrière
Charming bed and breakfast 2/3 pers
6 Guest rooms in a farmhouse in the middle of nature
Swimming pool - Table d'hôtes with organic farm products - Goat's cheese producer
Swimming poolParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Collobrières
75 € - 105 €

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals. Gites.
Campsite.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Puget-ville (8 km), Cuers (8 km), Pierrefeu (15 km), La Londe Les Maures (20km) and Bormes les Mimosas (30 km).

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