Le Val

The Var Departement - Pop.: 4,308 inh.

puce 5 km. north of Brignoles, (N7 and A8).

Le Val, Bell-tower

Just a few minutes from Brignoles and situated in a little valley that indicates its name, Le Val is closed in by two chains of hills wooded with pines and scrubland.

The village, in full expansion, is a mixture of medieval and Roman quarters which gives it a special character.



Le Val, church door
While strolling about, one can discover its historical treasures: There is the old washhouse (16th c,), the "passage de la Dime"and medieval ramparts doors.

You must also visit Notre Dame church which was consecrated in 1068 A.D. and boasts of 18th c. frescoes, 19th stained glass windows and an organ dating 1861.

It is one of the most beautiful buildings in the region.


Le Val, medieval quarter
As Christmas approaches, the village of Le Val is particularly active and lively to celebrate Christmas in a dignified manner according to Provencal traditions, a living, pastoral crib, calendar vigil, santon fair, Christmas market...

Le Val is undoubtedly one of the villages which is most keen to make us relive all these customs and traditions, do not miss them!




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puce What to see:

St. Blaise church.
Clock tower.
Porte de la Dime.
Old washhouse.
The mill in Russo.
Musée d'Art Sacre (Sacred Art Museum).
Museum of old toys and figurines.

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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking.
Tennis. Speleology.
Guided visits of the village.

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Chateauvert (9 km), Montfort sur Argens(9 km) and Correns (10 km).


Le Val, vaulted passageway Le Val, decorated door Le Val, street
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