Gorges & rivers

Fayence and its surrounding areas is teaming with rivers, streams and gorges to be enjoyed as you discover our wonderful region and our surrounding villages. To escape the heat of high summer and enjoy a moment's delicious coolness, why not take a dip in the nearby Siagne river – with its year-round temperature of 12 degrees it’s a guaranteed wake-you-up !


At just 20 minutes away from the Mas des Romarins, you can discover the stunning Gorges du Blavet, the Siagne river in its many guises as well as the Siagnole. Streams and rivers with greens and blues of many hues are to be savoured, framed by striking landscapes.  From waterfalls, caves, natural bridges we have it all on offer, with walks for all levels through this part of paradise.

There are guides on sale at local tourist offices and we’ve plenty to suggest as well as guides of our own, that you can borrow. Why not discover for yourselves our mini-canyons, vestiges of watermills past, parts of aqueducts dating form the first century, numerous waterfalls and the magical Pont des Tuves.

A little further afield, in the Alpes de Haute-Provence area is the largest canyon in Europe: The Verdon Gorges. It’s a unique site of outstanding natural beauty that stretches for almost 100km. The gorges and their surroundings are a true playground for adults and children alike, of all sporting abilities. On offer you will find walks of various levels of difficulty, mountainbiking, rapids swimming, rock climbing, canoeing and kayaking and even paragliding. The lakes at the mouth of the gorges offer an exceptional water quality, with clean shores that offer the perfect antidote to the activities with great sandy beaches to relax, chill and picnic.

With over 300 different activities on offer in the region, you might want to prolong your stay !

Cycling

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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

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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.

Gliding

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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 lake

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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.

The sea

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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

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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.

Tourist Office

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