Since CARCES located 17 km north-east of Brignoles (the largest nearby city), you can discover all the villages and towns by the sea:
AIX EN PROVENCE - Hyeres PALMS - St Tropez - Gorges du Verdon - Montfort sur Argens - MOUSTIERS STE MARIE - SANARY - Toulon - ST RAPHAEL - BARJOLS - COTIGNAC - Cabasse - CASTELLANE - SALERNES - THE THORONET - waterfalls Caramy, circuit Fountains, the Verdon gorges, mountains of WIN and HOLY HOLY BALM.
CARCES (3180 inhabitants) is a small French town, located in the department of Var, 140 m above sea level in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Its inhabitants are called Carçois.
On the river Argens, the Caramy River are the major rivers that run through the town of CARCES. The town is near the Verdon Regional Natural Park of about 17 km. Downtown shops and lie about 7 km from my house.
Located in the heart of the Var department, the town of CARCES is part of what is commonly called the Provence Verte. It is located at the confluence of coastal river Argens and its tributary Caramy.
Woods and forests account for about half of the area of the town.
The village is situated on a promontory, from which we come, we discover the village out of a turn. The surprise, the beauty of the place, its natural environment, its architecture and ancient buildings in a green, can not remain indifferent visitor.
The town has significant assets and has preserved a whole urban heritage of past centuries making its beauty and richness.
A rich landscape and architectural heritage: the medieval center, the castle ruins, a group of buildings on the outskirts of the village and natural areas (including vines). This heritage is the testimony of the rural lifestyles of the past hundred years.
The old village of carcasses spiral wraps around narrow streets you will find houses facades glazed tiles, real works of art are very characteristic of the Var and very rare.
The other attraction of the town is undoubtedly its water beautiful LAKE narrow, winding 100 ha and six rivers flowing into it with more than 8 miles of perimeter built between 1934 and 1939 and which supplies water Drinking Toulon and its suburbs.
CARCES is also a hotbed of freshwater fishing, which is why Lake of carcasses is highly prized by anglers because of its calm waters and very shady banks.
This is a resort that attracts tourists who are discovering the charms of inland Provence, far buffeting the coast. Approaches that have remained preserved from urbanization day. On the left bank, was implemented a development program of 40 villas 'THE VILLAGE OF LAKE' on the heights on the hillside.
LAND OF WALKING
The town is bisected by a riding circuit and twelve circuits walking nearly 300 miles of trails for walking trails that correspond to all levels and all ages. Lead to some pretty Caramy Falls (7 m high). On foot, backpacking, this is by far the best way to discover the area and smell the smells of the hills. Family friendly, the fitness trail offers its games for children, its 37 sports workshops, a reception area with picnic tables for 2 km ...