• Bagnols-en-Fôret: is in the department of the Var, west of Nice. It is a charming old hill village with all essential shopping available from a grocery, two bakeries, local wine cooperative, visiting market, chemist, and two local bars and restaurants.
  • Tennis Courts: are available in the village, about ten minutes walk from the house and can be booked through the village club.
  • Golf: is available at the attractive golf course at La Motte and a new course with Four Seasons hotel has just been completed at Tourrettes. Both are about ten minutes drive away from the Domaine.
  • Windsurfing/Sailing: is possible on the coast at St Raphael and Frejus and also at the Lac St Cassien, a freshwater lake fifteen minutes drive inland, (please note that motor powered boats are not permitted on the lake).
  • The Beach: is twenty minutes drive away, the nearest coast towns being St Raphael and Frejus. Depending on the traffic it is around forty minutes drive to Cannes and Antibes, and one hour to St Tropez.
  • Wine: there are several good VINEYARDS to visit, particularly in the Le Muy direction. Jas d’Esclans, St Romain d’Esclans and Desmoiselles are all within five minutes drive of each other.