In and around Fayence walkers and hikers are well served, with almost 200km of signposted walks you can discover much of the Var region, its countryside and its cultural heritage, whilst taking advantage of the year-round warm climate.
Discover our surroundings and heritage in and around the Fayence area, whatever your level of fitness
Each walk and hike is themed and most are suitable for beginners and families alike. So you can make the most of the countryside, its nature and all that Fayence has to offer be it medieval villages perched on adjacent hillsides, chapels or dry stone “Bories”. The local Tourist Office has made available a number of free walking guides for each of these beautiful walks.
For those sportier amongst you, we’ve more challenging itineraries to admire the diversity of all that Fayence has to offer
For those more sporty of our guests you can venture off along signposted routes ranging from 9km to 19km: we’ve 14 circuits “walks and hikes” in and around Fayence. These circuits are accredited by the local equivalent of the Regional Ramblers Association and are recognised for their variety, unusual sights and historic sites - well worth a visit. This walking area extends from the coastal “Esterel” area right up to the inland area of Mont Lachens and offers you the opportunity to really get under the skin of the Fayence area: lakes, medieval hillside villages steeped in history and the diversity of vegetation, typical of our region.
For the more avid sportspeople amongst you, it’s possible to set off on a 50km circular walk, rated red and amber in terms of difficulty, which can be completed in around 3 days: known as the Country GR. Accessible to everyone year-round the beauty of this walk lies in its diversity: hills, plains, rivers, gorges and pastures planted with olive trees, pine trees or mighty oaks. This walk lets you discover the heritage of the 7 medieval villages perched on the hillsides around Fayence where you can eat and stay in style – at Le Mas des Romarins of course!
You can buy a compendium of the 14 “Promenades et Randonnés” as well as the GRP routes “Grande Randonnée de Pays” (Great Country Walks), classified by level and difficulty, from any local Tourist Office or the “Maison du Lac” for €9.90
With over 300 different activities on offer in the region, you might want to prolong your stay !
We’re lucky to be surrounded by magnificent countryside and stunning landscapes, with literally dozens of different cycle routes at all levels. All of it is it right on your doorstep during a stay at the Mas des Romarins.
Hiking & Walks
In and around Fayence walkers and hikers are well served, with almost 200km of signposted walks you can discover much of the Var region, its countryside, its cultural heritage whilst also taking advantage of the year-round warm climate.
Fayence has a very good reputation world-wide for the quality of its gliding. We've an amazing location with some truly breathtaking scenery over, the Alpes Maritimes and French Riviera.
The Lac de St Cassien offers almost 1500 acres of stunning forests and emerald waters, complemented by a rich selection of flora and fauna. Spread across four districts within the surrounds of Fayence: Tanneron, Callian, Les Adrets de l’Esterel and Montauroux.
With over 300 days of sunshine each year, the Var is one of the most popular seaside destinations in France. With its exceptional coastline, magnificent seabed, idyllic, verdant islands and its miles of great beaches.
The Gorges & Rivers
Fayence and the surrounding area is teaming with rivers, streams and gorges to be enjoyed as you discover our wonderful region and our surrounding villages.
Our “Activities” section would not be complete without mentioning the great network of Tourist Offices serving you across Pays de Fayence. They have an excellent website, with loads of ideas and suggestions, links and resources to make your stay an enjoyable and memorable one, whatever your interests might be.