Varages

The Var Departement - Population : 1,171 inh.

puce On D560 which links St. Maximin to Moustiers Ste. Marie (near Lake Ste. Croix).

Varages, square Varages is a peaceful calm village of the western part of Haut Var.
In the old village there are 16th c.houses (place de l'Eglise and place de la Liberation), arcades (place Arlaud), and not less than 13 fountains.
Varages, house
At one time Varages was an important producer of earthenware, now in the month of August you can admire a collection of old earthenware including a few rare pieces.
Varages, park
During your visit, take a walk to the park (garden of the Gassendi house, a general of Napoleon Bonaparte), and go see the ruins of the castle on the edge of the cliff and the medieval section.




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puce What to see:

The cave.
Notre Dame de Nazareth church.
Birthplace of Gassendi and garden.

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puce Leisure activities:

Hiking.

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puce Accommodation:


Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Tavernes (5 km), La Verdiere (6 km), Saint Martin de Pallieres (8 km) and Brue Auriac (10 km).



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