Stretching from the Maures plain to the rooftop of Le Var, this is a land of contrasts; a patchwork of picturesque villages and exceptional natural sites.
Canjuers plateau marks the natural frontier between the vineyards and olive groves to the South and the Alpine landscapes of the Verdon Canyon to the North.
Attractive villages to visit around Draguignan include Ampus, Les Arcs-sur-Argens, Bargemon, Châteaudouble, Bargème and Comps-sur-Artuby in the Verdon Regional Nature Reserve.
If you appreciate fine wines, this is the heart of the Côtes de Provence terroir!
Thrills and spills fans can enjoy bungee jumping off Europe's highest bridge and paragliding off Le Var's highest summit.
Hilltop village route
Those villages offer spectacular points of vue on all the area. Sentinels of the High Var, bathed in sunshine and lined by tiered olive gardens or « eagle's nest » perched on clives, the hilltop villages of Draguignan Area tell about Provence history.
They come to light in small touches along their small streets, porches, fountains and waterhouses ... From Draguignan, 7 villages offer magnificients panoramas and provencal authenticity.
Once upon a time there was... Ampus, Châteaudouble, Montferrat, Bargemon, Claviers, Callas, Figanières.
Wines and leisures route
Real capital of "Côtes de Provence" in the valley of Argens river or at the foot of Massif des Maures hills, Darcenie offers the alliance of vineyard and leisure activities such as biking through vineyard, canoeing, hiking, or tree climbing in adventure parks. Bathed in sunshine, attached to tradition, rich of specialities and craft provencal markets,the villages of this route invit you to “farniente” and pleasure. Of the famous Nationale 7 up to Draguignan : 11 villages. Once upon a time there was Les Arcs-sur-Argens, La Motte, Le Muy, Taradeau, Vidauban, Lorgues, Saint-Antonin-du-Var, Salernes, Sillans-la-Cascade, Flayosc et Trans-en- Provence.