High in the hills of the Var region, Cotignac offers a selection of shops and restaurants. There are many beautiful towns and villages in the vicinity; Tourtour, known as the ' village in the sky' with breathtaking views and stunning sunsets. Entrecasteaux with its marvellous chateau and gardens and the 12 th century Cistercian monastery, Abbey de Thoronet. Further afield, the town of Lorgues hosts the best market in the area each Tuesday, and you can' t leave without enjoying an evening meal in Aups, truffle capital of Provence.
Close to the Parc Naturel Regional du Verdon, both Lac de Ste Croix and the spectacular Gorge du Verdon are within 40 mins for wind surfing, sailing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, white water rafting; but if you take a short break you will also apreciate the truly stunning scenery! For a more relaxing day out, Aix-en Provence offers wide, leafy avenues, fountains and pavement cafes and St Tropez offer glitz and glamour centred around the old port; both just over an hour away from this luxury villa rental Var.