Tourism Accommodation Leisure activities Gastronomy Practical information Local community Media Provence Web English Home Page


Departement of Var - Population: 2.040 h - Surface: 3.000 ha - Alt.: 230 m.

20 kilometers north of Brignoles (on A8 and N7). Take D22.

Cotignac - Roofs

Cotignac is situated in the interior of Var in the center ot Provence at 230m. altitude, This is a city of character. With a waterfall in the background, Cotignac stands at the foot of a majestic great rock.

Cotignac - Fountain

Visitors to the old quarter, set next to the cliff, can see houses of the l6th and 17th centuries, stone or wrought iron decorations and narrow streets, all witnesses to the long and interesting past of Cotignac.

There are many fountains, some quite curious looking, that bubble with cool clear water.

Cotignac - Fountain

The "Cours" (court), sheltered from the heat by plane trees and cooled by the everflowing fountain is a lively place full of restaurants, cafés and shops.

Cotignac - Tower

The great rock which stretches for about 400m. is quite an amazing sight. The moving sun aIters the shadows which in turn are constantly changing the aspect ot the sides of the clift.

One can see at different times, giant stalactites, ledges, and deep crags. All of this hovering 80m. above the houses built at the bottom. Take the time to make a detour. You'll fall under the charm of this village like no other

What to see:

The great rock, the ramparts, the waterfall,the old quarter with troglodyte dwellings.
The outdoor theater. St. Peter's Church. Notre Dame de Grâces


Holiday rentals : Apartments and houses.
Bed and breakfast.

Neighbouring villages:

Montfort sur Argens (8 km), Sillans la Cascade (6 km), Carces (7 km),
Fox Amphoux
(14 km) and Barjols (15 km).

Cotignac - Fountain Cotignac - Fountain Cotignac - Old boutique

Provence and French Riviera
Enlarge the map
Cotignac en FranšaisCotignac in English
Bed and breakfast in Cotignac
Holiday rentals in Cotignac
Campsites in Cotignac

Wine Making
Clubs & Associations
Arts & Artists

The Var
Villages in the Var (156)

Photos HD More HD Photos
Cotignac - 21 high definition photographs

Cotignac - Old boutique

bed breakfast Provence -- hotels Provence -- holiday rentals Provence -- Provence campsites

-- copyright© 1996-2017 - All rights reserved - Legal --