Montauroux is set in the Fayence region of the upper Var and is one of the small villages perched on the side of a mountain. Fayence is at a slightly higher altitude in the cooler green hills of the Var than the warmer Mediterranean coastline with its glitzy towns such as Cannes and St Raphael.<br/>Closeby Lake St Cassien is perfect for windsurfing and other watersports, the "Abbaye du Thoronet" a quiet place to visit and hear the monks evensong.<br/><b>Environment: </b>Peaceful residential area in a country setting. Panoramic views.<br/><br/><b>PLACES TO VISIT: </b><br/><b>St Cassien lake. 5 km. </b>Beautiful lake with clean water and small beaches, and lovely place for windsurfing and other watersports. Ideal to cool off on a hot day!<br/><b>Fayence. 10 km. </b> Much visited hill top fortified village, between sea and mountains and surrounded by picturesque Provencal countryside. Also renowned for its gliding centre, often considered the best in Europe.<br/><b>Seillans. 15 km. </b>Delightful hill top village and one of the most beautiful villages in France. Its medieval centre with a maze of narrow cobbled streets, shaded squares and ancient fountains overlooks a wonderful countryside. The village also boasts a castle and lovely church. Home to many artists.<br/><b>Grasse. 20 km. </b>Fascinating historic town and world''s perfume capital. Explore the delightful narrow streets or go on one of the factory tours offered by some of the most famous perfume houses.<br/><br/><b>THINGS TO DO: </b><br/><b>Golf du Domaine de Terre Blanche, Tourrettes. 10 km. </b>Golf course. 18 holes Par 72 - 6616m. One of the most beautiful golf courses in Europe, designed to host professional tournaments and featuring long par 4s. Magnificent views of the hillside villages and oak forests.<br/><b>Les Grottes de St Cézaire, St Cézaire sur Siagne. 17 km. </b>Discovered in 1890 by a local farmer whilst working his land. Full of fantastic formations including draperies, stalactites and stalagmites. Spectacular underground landscapes.<br/><b>Aqualand, Fréjus. 30 km. </b>Waterpark. Fantastic waterpark with a great number of water rides for the whole family, including the largest wave pool in Europe and the huge Twin-Twister water slide. Not for the faint hearted! <br/><b>Parc Zoologique, Fréjus. 30 km. </b>Animal park. Enjoy a walk or drive through this 20 hectare park where you will discover over 130 animal species from all 5 continents, ranging from the smallest, the Cotton Top Tamarin to the biggest, the Asian Elephant.<br/><br/><b>FURTHER AFIELD: </b><br/><b>Théoule sur Mer. 30 km. </b>Charming seaside resort nestling in a small cove at the foot of the Estérel mountain with red rocky inlets and beautiful sandy beaches shaded by exotic palm trees and majestic parasol pines.<br/><b>Cannes. 35 km. </b>Beachside resort with its large promenade, chic boutiques, restaurants, bars, shops and festivals including the famous Cannes film festival in May each year. A walk along the Croisette, harbour and sandy beaches is a must.<br/><b>Fréjus. 35 km. </b>Seaside resort, ancient military port and Roman city, with a rich and impressive historical and architectural heritage. Some stunning scattered Roman remains can still be seen including one of the largest amphitheatres from Gallic times and a Roman theatre still in use for summer events.<br/><b>Gorges du Verdon. 65 km. </b>Europes largest river canyon and one of Frances greatest natural wonder with twisting narrow roads, dramatic scenery, awesome views but also lofty little villages and chapels clinging to the rocks. THE place for climbing, rafting, canyoning, kayaking...<br/><br/><b>HOW TO GET THERE: </b><br/>Low cost flights from UK to Nice (50mn), Marseille (1 hr 45mn).
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