LocationVilla La Romarine is located 3km from the medieval market town of Lorgues and close to Le Thoronet, renowned for its famous Cistercian Abbey.
The nearest airports are Nice (1 hour away by car), Marseille (1,5 hours away) and Toulon/Hyères (just under 1 hour away). The nearest TGV train stations are Les Arcs (just 20 minutes away) and Aix-en-Provence (45 minutes away). The house is just 20 minutes from the A8-motorway, giving easy acces to the surrounding region and the coast, with the nearest beaches about 45 minutes away.
Local areaThe Tourist Information Office in Lorgues is well worth a visit. Here, you will find all the information you need about things to do in Lorgues and its surrounding area.
Shops ans supermarketsLorgues, at 3km from the house, has a Casino supermarket and an Intermarché (with gasstation). In the center you will find a small selection of shops , including a pharmacy, a delicatessen-shop, a small bookshop, several bakeries, a halal butcher and quite a few cafés and restaurants. In the information-map at the house you can a selection of restaurants-reviews, with telephone-numbers to make reservations.
Local marketsThe market in Lorgues on Tuesday morning is one of the largest of the area. You will find a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, local cheeses and saucissons, honey, olive oil, vinegar, spices... Also Provençal tablecloths, curtains, bath- and bedlinnen can be found here.
Nearby interesting villagesEntrecasteaux with its impressive castle.
Tourtour with his magnificent view (Tourtour is chosen as one of the most beautifull villages of France).
Cotignac cosy cuddled at the foot of an giant roc, with a nice square surrounded by platanes and a lot of restaurants and cafés.
Le Thoronet with its famous abbaye.
Carcès with the lake.
Sillans-la-Cascade with its waterfall.
Draguignan, the bigger city in the region with a lot of shops.
LeisureHiking is possible from the house, walking-maps are available.
Biking and mountainbiking through the vineyards and woods is splendid.
Kajak can be done on the lake of Carcès and on the Argens.
The famous Gorges du Verdon are only 45 minutes away. A booklet with 26 walks in this region is available. You can also mountaibike kajak, waterbike, swim, even climb.
Beaches and the sea are only an hour away.