The highest ills of massif des maures

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureGRIMAUD (83)

For this new tour, you actually gain height in less than an hour!

Begin by entering the city of Gonfaron, home of Notre Dame Des Anges to 745 m of altitude. You can get some passes as the neck of Babaou to 414 m or neck of forks 535 m or the collar of Taillude to 414 m. Depending on your route, you can also discover the heart of the state forest of the Moors, the passes of Perier of Taillude and Boulin.

To 1h at half of day


Go to the hotel villa angels and head of the castle of Grimaud. You will have a beautiful view.

Then, go to La Garde-Freinet by the county road 14 (D14). Depending on your time of passing the hamlet of the Admiralty, you can afford to stop in the vineyards of Giscle family owns the estate for over four generations. Then scroll down to Collobrières (83610), and visit the Monastery of La Verne with a view of the walled city.

At the junction between the main road No. 14 (D14) and the main road No. 39 (D39), I suggest you take a detour 5km (return) by Collobrières (83610) to enjoy the chestnut ice and / or chestnut and cognac derivative and the free tour of the factory.

Arriving at the Col des Forks, if you're brave and well equipped, you still have to climb the 210m altitude at the top of the Massif des Maures. You will see the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels.

For those who do not wish to return by the same route, we advise you direct access to Gonfaron through La Garde-Freinet. You can easily discover the village of turtles.

In the descent of La Garde-Freinet (83680), you can make a detour in front of the hotel Athénopolis right of Highway No. 48 (D48) Collobrières management and pass near the hamlet where you Tourre can buy wine at Clos is Andrieux, Domaine La Tourre.

Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Villa des Anges

  • Grimaud
  • 04 94 96 29 10

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