Fayence head of the canton consists of 8 villages perched is situated to the east of the Var department at equal distance from the coast and the foothills of the Alps - the first ski resorts are 45mns drive , and the first sandy beaches 30 mins (Cannes, Saint Raphaël ) .
It is reached : - by plane (45 minutes from the airports of Nice and Toulon / Hyères)
- By train TGV stations Cannes and Saint Raphael
- By motorway A8 direction Nice exit " Adrets de l'Esterel "
Fayence village whose origin dates back to the tenth century was built sometime in the plain around the Chapel of Our Lady of Cypress is the oldest religious building Christian Fayence , the Romans called " Faventia " ( nice place Latin). Traditional Provençal village built on the hillside , FAYENCE has retained its winding streets, shady squares of plane trees, craft shops and boutiques.
To see: The parish church of St John the Baptist eighteenth , The Clock Tower , La Porte Saracen , The Chapel of Our Lady of Cypress .
Four of Mitan , former bread oven restored tells the story of the making of bread and flour
Agricultural Eco-museum exhibits in a flour mill XIII th century , tools, machines of the past century
The museum "A week in August " include a private collection of objects , weapons and military uniforms.
To do: Tennis, swimming pool, jogging track , roller skate ramps , sports field with grandstand , bowling , fishing, hiking , horseback riding , First flight in the first European Centre for gliding, spa, 36 hole golf course . And 10 mins to Lake St Cassian rowing, pedalo , windsurfing , adventure, bird sanctuary and of course swimming.
Do not miss :
Typical market every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning - Church Square .
Craft Fair and Gourmet Provence Salon in July and August
Day or the feast of bread mill first Sunday of July
The Antiques Fair three times a year , Le Salon Books August 1001
Feast on September 8
The Festival of String Quartets in October, The African Festival in November