: Les Arcs (TGV)
: A.8 Junc 36
: Golfe Endreol Chapionship Course, Le Muy.
Figanieres is a small, sleepy French rural village with 2 small supermarkets, 2 boulangeries, post office, tourist office, restaurant, pharmacy, wine bar and Wine Cooperative. The village is 3min drive or a 30min vineyard walk from the house. The house is ideally located for visiting the glamorous Cote D'Azur, Cannes, Antibes and St Tropez are 40min away, St Raphael, Frejus & Aqua-Park at Ste Maxime are 30 mins away. For those who prefer a more scenic environment the Gorges du Verdon (the French Grand Canyon) and the Lac Ste Croix (the largest lake in France) offer sailing, white water rafting and kayaking & are 45min away. More locally is the Abbaye du Thoronet and the waterfall of Sillans La cascade. Typical Provencal markets can be found on Sunday morning at Le Muy (15min)Tues in Figanianieres,Thurs morning at Les Arcs (15min) & each morning at Draguignan (15min). Draguignan is a busy market town and also offers banks, larger supermarkets, a theatre, many restaurants and smart shops
Other Activities: Water Sports at Lac De Cassien are 30 Mins away, Lac de Ste Criox offers white water rafting and Kayaking.
Golf: The house is central for golf enthusiasts & there are, at least, 8 golf courses, all within 45 mins maximum distance. You would be able to play on a daily basis with excellent rates & even better rates offered at twilight time. Many of the courses offer lower green fees for a minimum of 5 days and up to 10 days. The nearest course is Saint-Endreol at La Motte & is only 15 mins away. It is a par 72 over 6219 metres and is appropriate for all levels. Fees in 2005 for 18 holes @ 65 euros & 10 green fees @ 560 euros. Golf Roquebrune is 25 mins away & is a Par 72 course with some technical challenges. The fees at this course are particularly good. (taken from 2005 info) e.g. 52 euros per day for 18 holes (47 euros Oct-March) 10 green fees =420 euros. Other courses are Golf De Barbaroux near Brignoles which is 40 mins away. A par 72 over 6367 metres with many water holes & dog legs, it is something to get your teeth into. Beauvallon Golf Club at St Maxime is 35 mins away and was built in 1927. It is a par 70 over 5919 metres. It's neighbour is Golf de Sainte Maxime and is a par 71 course over 6102 metres. There are 2 courses at St Raphael at 35 mins away. Golf de l' Esterel is on the hills above the coast of St Raphael and is a par 71 over 5825 metres. The other at St Raphael is also a tennis club and is Golf de Valescure. It is a tricky par 68 over 6051 metres & was built in 1895.Any clients wishing more information, need only to ask me to research on their behalf, for free.