Welcome to the picturesque region of Var in France! From the turquoise-blue Mediterranean Sea to the rugged mountain landscapes, you're sure to have a memorable experience exploring this enchanting region of the country.

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Holiday in Var: A Feast for the Senses

Welcome to Var - a holiday destination that is a feast for the senses! This region of France offers everything you can dream of for an unforgettable holiday. With its picturesque villages, pristine beaches, and stunning countryside, this is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Things to see and do on a weekend trip to Var

If you have just a weekend in Var, here are our suggestions for your itinerary:

  •  Visit the charming village of Tourtour, known as the ""village in the sky,"" with its stunning views over Provence
  •  Explore the Verdon Gorge, one of the most beautiful natural sites in Europe
  •  Take a boat trip from Saint-Tropez to discover the coastal area from a different perspective 
  •  Wander around the colourful market in Aups, a must-see for foodies 
  •  Go hiking in the Massif de l'Esterel for breathtaking views of the Mediterranean coastline

If you are lucky enough to spend more time in Var, we recommend visiting:

  •  The hilltop village of Fayence with its narrow streets and lovely squares
  •  The beach resort of Sainte-Maxime, offering plenty of entertainment options 
  •  The medieval village of Les Arcs-sur-Argens with its impressive chateau 
  •  The charming town of Cotignac, surrounded by olive groves and vineyards
  •  The picturesque village of Bormes-Les-Mimosas, known as one of the most beautiful villages in France 

Types of holiday homes available from Belvilla in Var

Belvilla offers a range of holiday homes in Var to suit every taste and budget. Choose from:

  • Holiday homes with swimming pools, perfect for cooling down on hot summer days
  • Pet-friendly holiday homes so that you can bring your furry friend along for the adventure
  • Homes located in parks, ideal for families with children who want to enjoy outdoor activities 
  • Homes with sea views that will take your breath away 

If you're planning on bringing your pet, Var is a great region to explore together. You can take them on a scenic walk in the forest or enjoy a day out at one of the many pet-friendly beaches.

Travelling with a large group of people? No problem! Belvilla has plenty of options for accommodating big families, teams or groups of friends. Rent a spacious holiday home and enjoy spending time together while exploring all that Var has to offer. 

Cultural and sightseeing highlights to explore from your Var holiday rental

  • The ancient Roman Theatre in Frejus, which still hosts concerts and festivals today 
  • The magnificent Abbey of Thoronet, a prime example of Romanesque architecture
  • The city of Toulon, known for its naval history and charming old town 
  • The Chateau d'Entrecasteaux, an impressive castle with beautiful gardens 
  • The picturesque village of Seillans, known for its art galleries and stunning views

Scenery, landscapes and outdoor activities in Var

Var is blessed with natural beauty, and there are plenty of opportunities to explore the great outdoors. Here are some activities we recommend:

  1. Hiking in the Massif des Maures, a mountain range with rugged terrain and breathtaking views
  2. Canyoning in the Verdon Gorge, a thrilling adventure that will take you through crystal-clear waters and stunning scenery
  3. Cycling along the coast from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez, enjoying the sea breeze and picturesque views. 

For nature lovers, there are plenty of parks and reserves to discover in Var:

  1.  The Parc Naturel Regional du Verdon, a stunning natural reserve with gorges and lakes 
  2.  The Jardin Botanique des Myrtes, located in La Garde-Freinet, offers a variety of exotic plants and flowers 
  3.  The Parc Zoologique de Frejus, a family-friendly zoo with over 1000 animals from around the world 
  4.  The Cap Taillat Nature Reserve, a beautiful coastal walk with stunning views over the Mediterranean 
  5.  The Parc des Aigles, an eagle sanctuary where you can see birds of prey in their natural habitat. 

Last-minute holiday bookings with Belvilla

Book your holiday in Var today and take advantage of our last-minute deals! With up to 20% off on selected homes, there has never been a better time to explore this beautiful region of France.

At Belvilla, we offer handpicked homes at great prices, with no hidden fees. Our team of travel experts is always on hand to chat with you and help you find the perfect holiday home for your needs. Book in just three clicks, pay in instalments or book without upfront payment - whatever suits you best! As a vacation rental specialist with over 40 years of experience in the Netherlands and Belgium, we make sure that your holiday experience is as smooth and enjoyable as possible. You can pay with PayPal, credit card or bank transfer - whichever option is most convenient for you.

Get ready for an unforgettable holiday in Var with Belvilla!

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Frequently asked questions about vacation in Var
When is the best time to visit Var?

The best time to visit Var is during the summer months of June, July, and August when the weather is warm and perfect for outdoor activities.

What are the best ways to get around Var?

The best ways to get around Var are by renting a car or using public transportation like buses and trains.

What types of accommodation are offered by Belvilla in this area?

Belvilla offers a variety of holiday homes in Var, including villas with private pools, charming holiday cottages, and spacious apartments with stunning views.

What activities can be enjoyed in the region?

Visitors can enjoy a range of activities in Var, including hiking in the Gorges du Verdon, exploring the charming villages of Provence, and relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the French Riviera.

What is the local cuisine like in Var?

The local cuisine in Var is known for its Mediterranean flavors, including fresh seafood dishes, delicious cheeses, and aromatic herbs like thyme and rosemary. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy some of the region's famous rosé wines as well!

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