Le Muy is a typical Provencal village with charming cottages in traditional shades of terracotta, brightened with their blue and green shutters. The town has 20 delectable restaurants serving everything from pizza to French gourmet cuisine in upmarket brasseries. Around the village are ancient cork and pine forests along with acres of vineyards which make the area a delight to explore. The Cote d’Azur is within easy reach with its pebble beaches and exclusive cities.
Explore the Old Town
Start your holiday in Le Muy with a stroll around this historic town. The Charles Quint Tower is an 11th century building and there is a 16th century church and an old bridge overlooking the weirs of the old watermills.
Le Muy is well equipped with local shops, particularly for food and locally produced deli goods. There are outdoor markets on Thursdays and Saturdays, reputed to be the best in Var.
Holiday homes in Le Muy provide plenty to see and do in this lovely area. Go hiking, mountain biking, climbing, boating, fishing, kayaking and horseback riding in this scenic area. The hills and gorges offer plenty of challenges for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
Situated between Cannes and Marseilles this lovely coastal town on the French Riviera is known for its people-watching as models and fashionistas parade their tanned bodies. It is about 38 kms from Le Muy. Made famous by Brigitte Bardot (her statue overlooks the waterfront), St Tropez is popular with the rich and famous and with artists who love to paint the lively town.
Nice is a popular resort on the French Riviera, particularly during the summer months. It is a pleasant 74 km drive from your holiday rental in Le Muy. It has a medieval town centre, museums, shops, restaurants and fine architecture. Highlights are the port, the Palais de Justice and the Promenade des Anglais.
Gorges du Verdon
The Grand Canyon of Verdon is about 63 km northwest of Le Muy. The turquoise Verdon River flows through the gorge which it has carved through the limestone mountains. The hike between Point Sublime and the Chalet de la Maline has fantastic views for those not afraid of heights.
The Mediterranean climate in Provence has pleasant temperatures and warm sunshine with temperatures reaching an average 26°C (79°F) in the summer. Winters are mild with daytime highs of 11°C (52°F) and there can be showers at any time of year.
Toulon (TLN) is the nearest airport to your holiday rental in Le Muy, about 52km away. Nice (NCE) Airport is about 58 km away and also has regular flights with budget airlines. The fast TGV trains connect with the Eurostar from London, making it easy to get to Nice by train.