Callian

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureCALLIAN (83)
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Perched on a rock buttress which dominates the plain, Callian unrolls its lanes in spiral to its castle, the towers date from the XII and XIII centuries and who were restored in the Sixties. On the place of the church, the cascade supplied with water of Siagnole joint its freshness with that of the plane trees for the greatest happiness of the walkers who come to refresh themselves with the coffee terraces of the place. The close esplanade offers a panorama to you on the solid masses of Tanneron and Estérel, like on the close village, Montauroux.


Welcome to Callian

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Callian, village of the authentic charm, always attracted personalities of Arts and Letters: Juliette Adam, Anthony Burgess, Fernand Leger, Christian Dior, Emmanuelle Sister and Edouard Goerg taht the castle is also in Callian.

You will also have access at an exceptional sight on the plain, Fayence and Esterel from the culminating point of the village, at the bottom of the feudal castle.

The village, which inherited its past rich in the inheritance and many churches and vaults. Oldest, the Notre-Dame vault of the Pinks, is in bottom of the village. They found there moults Roman vestiges, including one cippe (funerary or votive stele) now exposed in the hall of the town hall. At the bottom of the castle, the Romance vault of Penitent (XII century) nowadays accomodates exposures and concerts throughout the summer. The vault Saint Donat (XII century, on standby of restoration) is below located the village in the small valley of Maya. Lastly, the parish church Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption (1685), with the quadrangular bell-tower in glazed tiles, shelters the relics of holy Maxime as well as retables, tables, ex-votos and a Master monumental furnace bridge.

On its important wooded territory which formerly extended to the coast, Callian a long time cultivated the pinks and the jasmine for perfumeries grassoises. Now they are the fields of olive-trees which have the good share there.


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Chapel Notre Dame of the Rose

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Archeological site of Gallo-Roman time built near an ancient necropolis. Priory of the Abbey of Lérins, claustral house, listed in 1038 in ours rams pinks has Callian.

The tower bell-tower (X and XI) decorated blind arcades lombardes remains. It is the oldest religious monument of Callian. It was about a high place of the worship until XIV century (Black Death of 1348 and destruction of old Callian).

In 1630: rebuilding inside the old building. With the transfer of cemetery in 1752, Notre Dame sinks in the dilapidation.

In 1982, this building was registered with the additional Inventory of the Historic buildings. Work of restoration could be undertaken, in particular the tower bell-tower was consolidated.


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Le Champ d'Eysson

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  • 04 94 85 70 00
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  • Saint-paul-en-foret
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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  • Grasse
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  • 04 93 36 01 00

The Goerg castle

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 It holds its name of Edouard Goerg, painter and engraver Georg Castle in Callian French expressionnist (1893 - 1969). Edouard Goergs is established in Callian at the time of the immediate post-war period more to leave it. The vast residence which he lived is remarkable by its turrets. Built in a raised park, into restanques, this masonry is next to the center of the village. It is from now on property of the commune of Callian. The artist and his wife rest besides in the park of the property.


Accommodation nearby

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Le Champ d'Eysson

  • Montauroux
  • 04 94 85 70 00
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  • Saint-paul-en-foret
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Ma roulotte de charme

  • Grasse
  • 06 25 49 08 54
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Hôtel le Patti

  • Grasse
  • 04 93 36 01 00

The leisures in Callian

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The proximity of the lake of St Cassien allows the practice of fishing: carps, tenches, crayfish, pikes, trouts, of silures… but it is also possible to make pedal boat, oar or quite simply to bathe.

For the amateurs of excursion, there exist several clubs over the commune and the summer, of stroll natural commented on are proposed.

There are many possibilities of walks, the commune being very wooded. The tourist office also proposes a topo-guide of marked out excursions and a chart of the paths.

In the middle of the village, the bowling pitch is accessible to all. There exists on the common neighbors Fayence and Seillans, 2 public swimming pools not - glazes. In Montauroux, Seillans, St Paul in Forest and Mons, there are riding schools.


Accommodation nearby

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Le Champ d'Eysson

  • Montauroux
  • 04 94 85 70 00
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Camping le Parc

  • Saint-paul-en-foret
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Ma roulotte de charme

  • Grasse
  • 06 25 49 08 54
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Hôtel le Patti

  • Grasse
  • 04 93 36 01 00



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