Surrounded by verdant forests, the typically Provençal village of Le Muy is well known locally for its colourful markets held each Thursday and Sunday morning. The area is also renowned for the surrounding vineyards, which produce several high-quality wines. Rural in character, this area is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors, with many activities such as canoeing, and cycling to be found nearby.
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sea food, Provencal food, delicatessen
Nightlife in Le Muy is calm and quite. Enjoy the pretty restaurants with nice ambiance.
For a vibrant night, have a short drive to Frejus to take the best of the seaside atmosphere.
Every Sunday morning, what will you find at the markets: the best local, seasonal fruit and vegetables; meat, fish, bread, olives, tapenade, honey and conserves, herbs and spices, cheese, goat cheese, flowers, oils and wines, ready-to-eat rotisserie chickens, Provencal fabrics and housewares; clothes, the perfect straw hat or straw basket to take to the markets, and much else besides.
You cannot leave Provence without visiting one of the wyneries; Château Vignelaure, Château La Coste, Château Léoube, Mas de Cadenet, Clos Mireille-Domaines Ott, Château de Chausse... There is sonething for every taste!
Apart from gazing at lavender fields, you can also visit lavender farms and distilleries, attend lavender festivals at Sault and Valreas, and buy lavender products like oil, essences, perfumes, soap, etc. In Coustellet there is even a Lavender Museum exploring the history of the cultivation of lavender in Provence.
Les Gorges de Regalon : just beside Merindol, take a wonderful walk through a narrow canyon; the scenery, terrain, and views all make this hike extremely interesting - actually spectacular.
The Alpilles mountains: at the heart of a region with a unique diversity of landscapes, this unique area was classified as a Parc Naturel Régional
Les Baux is a spectacular rock plateau 250m up in the sky with views south over the Alpilles, and to Arles and the Camargue.
All around the village are the unmistakeably Mediterranean forests of pine and cork, interspersed with fertile vineyards and bisected by rivers. Just to the south lies the warm Mediterranean Sea, with the famous resorts of St Tropez and Fréjus close at hand.
A tour around the Mont Ventoux gives you a different perspective of Provence, from the lavender country round Sault to the west, to the wine country and Roman treasures of Vaison la Romaine in the East, and the beautiful and little-known villages scattered in between.
L'Esterel, les Maures or la Plaine de l'Argens, 3 other beautiful areas between forests and mountains.
Village og tortoises: If you like these delightful, gentle creatures then don't miss the opportunity to see the Village des Tortues, where some 2,500 of them are cared for in natural surroundings.
The Musée de la Liberation is an unique memorial museum dedicated to the young heroes who liberated Provence during Operation Dragoon on 15 August 1944.
The old bridge looks down on two weirs that used to direct the rushing waters to the old mills.
Churches / Cathedrals
You can take advantage of the warm, calm waters of the Mediterranean Sea, or you can try your hand at shooting the rapids on the rushing rivers of the gorges. The Argens, the river which runs by the village, has both calm and rushing waters, so all levels and abilities will be able to enjoy water sports from Le Muy. Horse-riding is popular in the area, and this makes a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Those whose pleasures come at a more restful pace may like to visit the vineyards and wine houses where wine tasting can be arranged!
Tennis courts, Bike hire, Cycle route, Horse riding
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