Correns

The Var Departement - Population : 882 inh.

puce 15km. north of Brignoles on route D22 (direction Cotignac) for 12km., then go left on D45.

Correns, village main square Located at the entrance of the Gorges de Bagaredes and the Vallon Sourn, Correns is a pretty village built on the right bank of the Argens river in the center of the Var.
The village is peacefully settled in the Provencal countryside, away from major highways, in the middle of beautiful nature.
Correns, vinyards
Correns is surrounded by fragrant hills, vineyards, aromatic plants and organic farmland. A precursor to organic before the others, Correns is the first village to be fully certified organic..
A revolution that began in 1997, in the midst of a wine crisis, when the mayor, Michael Latz, winegrower and agricultural engineer, proposed to all farmers to switch to organic at the same time..
Correns, street
Since then, a whole virtuous and environment-friendly organic economy has grown and expanded to raise hens, goats, honey, cheese production.

The quality of Correns products is renowned, among others its white wine Cote de Provence, atypical on a terroir traditionally devoted to pink (rosé).
Correns, wine cellar
The village is proud to have the only cellar in all of Provence reserved exclusively for white wines. In short, you understand that organic is the hallmark of Correns.
Here everything is organic, from the canteen to building renovations made with organic ecological materials. A big party brings together in August all farmers, breeders, producers for an organic and natural fair with nearly 130 exhibitors (3 ° WE).
Correns, fountain
As you walk through the small narrow streets that turn in the village, you will discover beautiful stone houses carefully renovated. You will reach the old village by the Saint Germain gate from the 14th century in portcullis, you will pass through cobblestone streets, cross small fountains sprinkled by the Argens which crosses the village. At the top of the village stands the remains of Fort Gibron, former residence of the Abbey of Montmajour d'Arles..
Correns, Argens river
Correns is fortunate to have one of the most beautiful natural sites in central Var with the Vallon Sourn located between Correns and Chateauvert.
The banks of the Argens river meander for 4 km in this protected green valley and offer small shaded beaches ideal for family swimming or refreshing canoe trips.
Correns, city-hall
True paradise in summer, you will be here sheltered from the heat wave and away from the crowds and crowded beaches.
Finally, Correns is also known for being the village where the ex-actor couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt settled, who in 2008 bought the Miraval estate and got married there in 2014, thus offering exceptional media coverage. at the village.




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puce What to see:

The church of Notre Dame.
The St. Germain door. Fort Gibron.
The old bridge. The Holy Cross.

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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking.
Tennis.
Mountain climbing.
Fishing.
Skeet shooting.

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puce Accommodation:


Holiday rentals. Gites.
Campsite.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Chateauvert (6 km), Montfort sur Argens (6 km), Le Val (10 km) and Cotignac (14 km).



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