Discovery of the natural and cultural heritage of Collobrières, in the most important forest massif of the Var, the Maures massif.
The itinerary takes the GR90 which goes down from Notre Dame des Anges, passes the old bridge (12th century), and goes up opposite by the rue Camille Desmoulins, the rue H.
Bianqui, on the left the rue Buffon, crosses the place Rouget de L'Isle and through the porch, arrives on the esplanade of the ruined Saint-Pons church.
Take the path that goes to the left and then a tiny footpath.
Immediately turn right towards the TV relay.
The itinerary goes through undergrowth (stay on the right), find a track for a moment, then immediately take a small path on the left which rises regularly.
It recovers a track for a moment, leave the green gate on your right and go up the track.
Arrived at a crossing of several paths on flat ground, leave the GR 90 to go to the right (wide path, beehive) towards the ruined mill at 200 m.
Viewpoint on the Malière valley and the Desteou abyss from the ruined mill.
Take the path that goes down westwards to the Saint-Pons oratory. Continue straight ahead (West), opposite by crossing the embankment, the path that runs along the ridge up to a track, take on the right the concrete track(50 m)
Further down you will find:
- in a hairpin on your right, on your left and below, the start of the chestnut grove circuit.
- on the right, return to the village by the track (down).
Sneakers or hiking boots recommended.
Free parking at the East entrance of the village "Parking du Stade".
All year round.
From June 21 to September 20, hiking trails are subject to the rules of access to the Var forest massifs to comply with the fire risk prevention plan. Information: Var Prefecture - 00 33 4 98 10 55 41 - var.gouv.fr.
Subject to favorable weather.
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