: Les Arcs
: A8 Le Muy or Le Luc
Lorgues hosts a very lively market every Tuesday where you can buy fresh and prepared foods, clothes, fabrics and just about anything else you might need.
There is also a local producers market held on Fridays with home grown vegetables, honey, jams , bread etc.
There are many good and varied local restaurants in and around Lorgues including the famous 'Bruno' renowned for his truffles. Take a drive in any direction and you are spoiled for choice for restaurants in the surrounding countryside and nearby villages and there are many discoveries to be made.
Mountain and quad biking are available in the large (470 hectares) grounds of the famous Château de Berne, just a short drive or 25 minute walk up the road from the house.
The stupendous Gorge de Verdon and Lac de Saint-Croix are a 45 minute drive away and offer the opportunity to take some spectacular walks as well as to go canoeing and kayak or just to sunbathe and swim.
Sainte-Maxime and Frejus, on the coast, are about half an hours drive away with St-Tropez only a little further with all the obvious attractions that are on offer along the Cotes d'Azur, including several aqua and adventure parks.
Provence is known for its rose wines, but don't let that stop you trying the whites and reds. The area is peppered with Domaines and Châteaux where you can taste the wines on offer and there are some excellent wines to be found locally including those of Château de Berne which is within walking distance of the house along the same road.
Lorgues boasts a good public swimming pool and horse riding is also possible.