Tag: Pays de Fayence

Trip to Fayence: Part VI

Having been finally let off the leash again, albeit briefly, I can conclude this series of posts which today includes Saint-Paul-en-Forêt and Bagnols-en-Forêt Bagnols-en-Forêt Welcome to Bagnols-en-Forêt, the penultimate of the nine perched villages of the Pays de Fayence! Its name alone conjures up… Continue Reading “Trip to Fayence: Part VI”

Trip to Fayence: Part V

Another long mid-week ride in the glorious sunshine prior to our latest lockdown meant I’m finally able to tell you all about Tanneron and the nearby Lac de Saint Cassien. Tanneron is the most easterly village of the Pays de Fayence, just at the… Continue Reading “Trip to Fayence: Part V”

Trip to Fayence: Part IV

After yesterday’s ride to Seillans, we drop into Callian on the way back. Callian is perched at (325metres/1065 ft) and owes its charm to the ancient streets arranged in a spiral around its feudal castle (12th – 13th century). Formerly occupied by the Celto… Continue Reading “Trip to Fayence: Part IV”

Trip to Fayence: Part III

We finally managed to get back to a few more of the beautiful perched villages in Pays de Fayence, Var. If you’re a cycling fan, you may have seen the first village during the second stage of this year’s Tour des Alpes Maritimes et… Continue Reading “Trip to Fayence: Part III”

Trip to Fayence: Part II

Located 30 minutes away from Saint-Raphaël, in the foothills of the Alpes de Haute Provence, we find the hilltop villages of Pays de Fayence. Bagnols-en-Forêt, Callian, Fayence, Mons, Montauroux, Saint-Paul-en-Forêt, Seillans, Tanneron and Tourrettes, all of which offer visitors a rich cultural heritage. Having… Continue Reading “Trip to Fayence: Part II”