Le Cannet des Maures is perfectly positioned for you to explore the nearby hillside villages as well as take day trips to the coast. This area is famed for its vineyards, and you’ll find lots of wineries where you can arrange some tastings. The town itself has a good selection of modern amenities including restaurants, cafes and supermarkets. Take a picnic up to Le Vieux-Cannet where you can admire the stunning views. Our villas in Le Cannet des Maures are set in the surrounding countryside, ideal for a relaxing holiday.
Le Cannet des Maures has a weekly Provencal and flea market every Saturday morning, as well as some larger supermarkets for stocking up your villa. The nearby village of Le Thoronet is home to a weekly market every Tuesday morning, ideal for picking up some local produce.
You’ll find a good choice of restaurants in Le Cannet des Maures. From traditional French cuisine to international menus and pizzerias, there is something to suit all tastes. In Le Thoronet there are a couple of local cafes dotted along the winding streets, as well as a good winery where you can sample the local vintage and maybe pick up a bottle or two to take home.
The French Riviera is famed for its stunning coastline with lots of beautiful beaches for you to enjoy. The closest beach is Plage de Grimaud, a long sandy beach with sunbeds and parasols available to hire, 37 kilomtres away. Plage Frejus, 43 kilomtres away, is a wide sandy beach lined by a promenade with some restaurants and cafes. Sunbeds can be hired from the private beach club or you can take a picnic and relax on the golden sands. You’ll find plenty more sandy beaches and private beach clubs along the coastline.
ZooParc du Cannet des Maures is a small petting zoo, ideal for keeping younger children entertained. There are bags of food available so you can feed the animals too.
In nearby Vidauban, you’ll find Provence Aventure, an aerial adventure park where the you can try zip lining, canopy walks and high ropes.
If you’re feeling adventurous, why not opt for canoeing or kayaking on the River Argens? It’s a great afternoon activity for children aged 12 and over. You can also organise horse riding and hiking in the nearby countryside.
Take a trip to Le Vieux-Cannet, one of the oldest villages in Provence with panoramic views. Set on a hilltop, this village has no amenities so be sure to pack a picnic and enjoy the scenery. Just outside of nearby Le Thoronet you’ll find L’Abbaye du Thoronet, a 12th century abbey with beautiful Romanesque architecture. The village itself is a quaint collection of traditional stone houses and winding streets dotted with cafes.
With good road connections, Le Cannet des Maures is an ideal gateway to the nearby towns. Within 30 minutes' drive you can reach a number of pretty Provencal villages and interesting sites. Head to Medieval Tourtour, known as the 'village in the sky' with spectacular views, lots of art galleries dotted around the town, and many cafes line the main square Place des Ormeaux. Or, visit Salernes, famed for its tile making and pottery, believed to be over 7000 years old. The Troglodyte Grottos in Cotignac are also worth a visit, a set of caves set into the cliff face with wonderful views.
Further afield, the glamorous resort of St. Tropez is approximately 39 kilometres away. Well-known for its designer boutiques and glitzy nightlife, you’ll also find a town steeped in history with cobbled lanes and a 17th century La Citadel, a nautical museum offering stunning sea views. Visit on a Tuesday or Saturday to browse the local market awash with local produce, clothing and souvenirs.