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Cotignac

Cotignac

Visit of Cotignac in the Var

At the foot of a rock 80 meters high you have rendez-vous have one of the pearls of Var, Cotignac. This tour will take you just 17 kilometers from the campsite and you will discover a place with a real personality, ranging from wonders to surprises for a real jump in time. Cotignac is a village dominated by two Saracen towers, vestiges of the fortification that protected the place. They have the particularity of not having an entry at their base. An architectural specificity that raises many questions and has given rise to legends that are transmitted generations after generations in the Var. He told himself that they could communicate with each other by secret passages and we know that the inhabitants of Cotignac hid in secret caves in case of siege. These caves, for those that have been discovered, can now be visited and it is therefore at a time in the history of the Var that we attend when we visit Cotignac.

Tourist activities in Cotignac in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

If Cotignac is worth seeing, it is not only for its historical side but also for the many activities that can be done there. These activities, all full of history and authenticity, can be found in many villages located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Religious buildings in very good condition, vestiges loaded with a beauty peculiar to the region itself, this is what you will find in Cotignac. For example, visit the Notre-Dame de Grâces church or discover with wonder the troglodyte houses and many rooms and galleries on the cliff. Atypical visits but also activities closer to our time with the Château Carpe Diem and its vineyard, producer of a particularly appreciated rosé. Art lovers are not left out and will be able to visit the museum of Cotignac, one of the many to be present in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur which proposes many exhibitions and the work of artists of yesterday and today.

 
 
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