Tourist activities

During your stay at the Château Mentone , do not miss the opportunity to visit:

  • The Verdon Gorges (55 km) and Sainte-Croix Lake (39 km): between vertiginous cliffs and transparent waters, discover this exceptional natural site. On the programme: bathing, canoe-kayak, rafting, canyoning, water skiing, fishing, rock climbing, hiking, and more.
  • Entrecasteaux Castle (6 km): discover the guard rooms, the medieval garden and its maze, the curiosity cabinets, salons, and more.
  • Lorgues market (8 km): on Tuesday morning all year round and on Friday morning during the high season
  • Thoronet Abbey (12 km): an authentic Cistercian abbey
  • Tourtour (13 km): listed as "one of the most beautiful villages in France" and called the "village in the sky", Tourtour will amaze you with its magnificent view over from Var to Sainte-Victoire Mountain
  • Cotignac and Notre-Dame de Grâce Chapel (16 km): a unique village with its cliff hollowed into caves and troglodyte houses. This pilgrimage site has two sanctuaries, including that of Notre-Dame de Grâce
  • The Var coast : do not miss a visit to the major villages of the French Riviera, such as Fréjus (46 km), Sainte-Maxime (49 km), Saint-Tropez (60 km), Le Lavandou (80 km), and more.
  • The Iles d’Or : off the coast of Hyères, set out on a journey to this heart of this protected Mediterranean archipelago
  • etc..

Sport and leisure activities

Activities in the region:

  • Horse riding: many horse riding centres can be found in the region.
    Please ask for advice at reception
  • Hiking, mountain biking (free loan of bicycles at the Château)
  • Golf: Barbaroux golf course (Brignoles) and the Domaine de Saint-Endréol (La Motte)
  • The Tortoise Village in Gonfaron

Discover many other excursion ideas at the reception of La Ferme-Auberge .

Events

Key dates:

  • La Bio est dans le Pré organic fair on 30 and 31 May 2015: www.labioestdanslepre.fr
  • Rendez-vous aux Jardins garden festival on 6 and 7 June 2015
  • Bric à Broc antique fair in Saint-Antonin-du-Var on 2 August 2015
All the events in Var