Flassans sur Issole

The Var Departement - Pop.: 3,394 inh.

puce On N7 road, between Brignoles (15 km) and Le Luc (9 km). 44 Km from Toulon.

Flassans sur Issole seen from the castle

Flassans sur Issole is a pretty little village in central Var surrounded by valleys covered with vines, agricultural land and oak forests.

The Issole river which crosses it offers some charming decorations and brings it a delicious freshness when the summer sun spreads its rays.

Flassans sur Issole, bridge

In the heart of this village, on the banks of the Issole, a donkey bridge and a restored oil mill from the 16th century rise near a shaded square where it is good to linger for a moment.

From the rich past of Flassans, it remains the ruins of the feudal castle of the Ponteves family with its oppidum.

Flassans, the plain

It overlooks the surrounding countryside and offers a magnificent panorama of the Massif des Maures, Esterel and the Roquebrune rock, the Sainte-Baume and Bessillons bar, as well as the Alpine chain.

Old Flassans: The friends of old Flassans have set up a space which allows you to walk in the heart of the remains of the Ponteves castle.

Flassans, Ponteves castle

One finds there in particular a bread oven, the ruins of the room of the guards, a cistern and the walls of the dwellings.

Next to it, built in the 16th century, stands the chapel of Notre Dame de Consolation from where you will have a beautiful view of the village and its roofs.




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puce What to see:

The Campdumy bridge (XIVth century).
Remains of the Ponteves castle.
Notre Dame de Consolation chapel (XVIth century).
Donkey's back bridge.
XVIth century restored olive oil mill.
Florence-Basset gallery (post war figurative paintings).

Commanderie de Peyrassol5 minutes from the village, Commanderie de Peyrassol is a place where history, art and wines are reunited. Created in the 13th century by the Knights Templar, the winery produces authentic Côte de Provence wines with complex blend. Visitors can dream and wonder at art pieces dispayed through the property and its 92ha of vines. Very diversified activities are available in the estate from simple tasting to accommodation. Know more and book online.

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puce Leisure activities:

All kinds of walks and hikes.
Cyclo-tourism.
L'Aoubré - Aventure Park in the trees.

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puce Accommodation:


Hotel.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Besse sur Issole (5 km), Pignans (9 km), Cabasse (10 km) and Gonfaron (10km).

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