Botanical trail

Discover the natural and cultural heritage of Collobrières, in the most important forest of the Var, the Maures massif.


The route follows the GR90 down from Notre Dame des Anges, past the old bridge (12th century), up the rue Camille Desmoulins, the rue H.
Bianqui, left into the rue Buffon, across the Place Rouget de L'Isle and through the porch onto the esplanade of the ruined church of Saint-Pons.
Take the path that goes off to the left and then a tiny path.
Immediately turn right towards the TV relay station.
The route runs through undergrowth (keep right), rejoins a track for a moment, then immediately by a small path to the left which rises steadily.
It recovers a track for a moment, leave the green gate on your right and climb the track.
Arrived at a crossroads of several paths on the flat, leave the GR 90 to head right (wide path, beehive) towards the ruined mill 200 m away.
View of the Malière valley and the Desteou chasm from the ruined mill.
Take the path which descends westwards to the Saint-Pons oratory. Continue straight on (west), opposite, crossing the embankment, the path that runs along the ridge to a track, take the concrete track on the right (50 m)

Further down, you will find:
- in a right-hand hairpin, on your left and below, the start of the chestnut grove circuit
- on the right, return to the village by the track (downwards).




Trainers or hiking boots recommended
Free parking at the eastern entrance to 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 -

Subject to favorable weather.


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