The small and idyllic village of Claviers, just outside the town of Draguignan, is situated in the Var Department of Provence, in Southern France. Due to its size, it may be difficult for travellers spending their holidays in Claviers to find suitable self catering accommodation in the village itself; there is a wider choice of rental apartments and villas in Draguignan and the surrounding countryside, many of which enjoy stunning views of the foothills of the Alps.
Due to the region’s convenient location, close to the Cote D’Azur coastal towns of Nice and Cannes, as well as being on the foothills of the Alps, there are plenty of activities available to those visitors spending their holidays in Claviers. Due to the town’s strong military connections, the main attractions of the Draguignan area itself are the Museum of Artillery, displaying interesting artefacts and images of the Napoleonic and both World Wars. The Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions is another big tourist draw, as is the unique Dolmen Pierre de la Fee (Fairy’s Stone). A trip to the nearby Frejus Cathedral and Le Thoronet Abbey are the interesting examples of medieval architecture in the region.
The popular coastal resort of St. Tropez is an exciting place to visit for those spending their holidays in Claviers. Situated just 26 miles away, this famous playground for the rich and famous has a beautiful beach, as well as a wealth of designer shops and boutiques for visitors spending their holidays in Claviers to enjoy some upmarket retail therapy and to enjoy some celebrity spotting. In complete contrast, if you head in a northerly direction from your accommodation in Claviers, you may explore the many picturesque villages in the valleys of the Var hills, on the foothills of the Alps.
Visitors looking to enjoy their holidays in Claviers, Provence, will be drawn by the region’s comfortable Mediterranean climate. Summer temperatures in Claviers can reach up to 35 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures seldom drop below 3 degrees Celsius. Claviers experiences an average annual rainfall of around 18 inches.