Salernes

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TownSalernesVillecroze at 5 km (8 min)
Insee code83121Sillans-la-Cascade at 6.5 km (9 min)
Postcode83690Entrecasteaux at 8.2 km (12 min)
Latitude43.5637680Aups at 9.7 km (14 min)
Longitude6.2313280Cotignac at 13.6 km (19 min)
AltitudeFrom 177 to 484 metersFox-Amphoux at 14.3 km (19 min)
Surface39.30 km²Flayosc at 14.6 km (17 min)
Population3802 inhabitantsTourtour at 15.1 km (20 min)
Density96 inhabitants/km²Lorgues at 15.3 km (17 min)
National labelSaint-Antonin-du-Var at 15.4 km (22 min)
Chief townToulon (at 85 km, 72 min)Moissac-Bellevue at 16.5 km (23 min)
DepartmentVarCarcès at 16.9 km (24 min)
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Salernes village of Haut Var, is known since the early 19th century for its production of red hexagonal tiles called "floor tile". Originally, the village was based on an agricultural economy. It produced oil, wine, figs, wheat, beans, melons and peaches. It was also silk mills, factories of hats and coarse cloths. From the late 18th century, the inhabitants of Salernes began to exploit the wealth of local resources to improve their standard of living as a farmer. Thus from the 1830s, dozens of small workshops were created on the territory: manufacturer of tiles, bricks, pipes, and pottery Malons utilities, for local needs. However, the exceptional quality of the clay deposits of Salernes - ferruginous red clay - has pushed manufacturers Salernes to specialize in the manufacture of a single product: the malon hexagonal red floor tile called.


SIGHTSEEING

House of architectural ceramics Terra Rossa: Located in the heart of Haute Provence, Salernes, Terra Rossa traces the ceramic tradition in the township for centuries. Vast museum whose buildings cover more than 3000 m², "The House of Architectural Ceramics, Terra Rossa" offers a set of exhibition whose theme revolves around the clay and ceramics.

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ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Sculpture, engraving and drawing coursesCulture and educationFrom 40 € to 280 €Moissac-Bellevue (11.2 km)

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WEATHER

Friday 19 December
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Min. -7°C - Max. 7°C
Saturday 20 December
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Min. -11°C - Max. 5°C
Sunday 21 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Vieux Soufflet  
7.8
Salernes
Le Vieux Soufflet opens its doors in the city of Salerno on the Côte d'Azur. Enter inside and discover a genuine charm and rustic floor tiles, wood furnishings and warm atmosphere....
Located in Salernes28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAu Bien Etre  
8.3
Villecroze
Discover the restaurant Au Bien Etre, 3 kilometers from the charming village of Villecroze. Chef Michel Audier, offers fine cuisine and generous country's products, which will delight...
Located 4.1 km from Salernes34 € per person 
Provençal restaurantHotel restaurant Les Pins  
9
Sillans-la-Cascade
Within the charming medieval village of Sillans the waterfall, you will enjoy our market you concoct the chief Bertrand Maître Restaurateur Lherbette 2012. His famous stew seas pesto...
Located 4.1 km from Salernes33 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 1 bedroomL'oliveraie    
9.8
Villecroze
Bed and breakfast for a couple. The bedroom is very comfortable and nicely decorated and bright, with a double bed, two armchairs, a wide cupboard, small table with tv set, wifi,. The...
Located 5.2 km from SalernesFrom 50 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Bastide des Prés Jolis    
9.6
Aups
Former residence of the XIX, completely renovated with pool and private parking on one hectare closed. In the picturesque village of Aups, the last before the magnificent Gorges du...
Located 6.9 km from Salernes95 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa radassiere    
9.5
Cotignac
Two houses in the middle of hundreds of olive trees welcome you. One houses four spacious bedrooms, all tastefully decorated by the works of fellow artists. The other house will enchant...
Located 7.3 km from Salernes90 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsHouse for 4 persons  
9.6
Entrecasteaux
In the Var hinterland, surrounded by nature, surrounded by vineyards, a small house for 4 people welcomes you in a enclosed garden with heated swimming pool and tennis court available....
Located 3.7 km from SalernesFrom 400 € to 900 € per week 
Villa for 9 personsLes bastides provencales location villas  
9.4
Entrecasteaux
5 villas welcoming and comfortable on top of a hill, surrounded by nature, a magnificent panoramic view. Fully equipped. For a quiet holiday with family or friends.
Located 5.4 km from SalernesFrom 520 € to 1515 € per week 
Villa for 7 personsVilla Lorgues
Lorgues
Very nice and friendly villa. Very large kitchen and dining room overlooking terraces and pool. Large swimming pool (12 m long and up to 2 m deep) with safety shutter. Beautiful lighting...
Located 10.2 km from SalernesFrom 1300 € to 2800 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
134 places over 4,5 haCamping club le ruou  
Villecroze
Near the Gorges du Verdon, Camping Le Ruou is the ideal base for exploring the highest canyon in Europe and the Var coast. Friendliness, family-friendly, camping on a human scale, natural...
Located 5.5 km from SalernesFrom 18.50 € to 31 € per day 
74 places over 1,8 haCamping les fouguieres    
8.3
Carcès
Ideally located 5 minutes walk from the village of carcasses, and near the lake, Camping Les Fouguières welcomes you on 1.8 hectares of land on the banks of the river 'The Caramy. '...
Located 10.6 km from SalernesFrom 16 € to 28 € per day 
169 places over 5,5 haCamping Les Blimouses     NEW
Callas
Located between the Massif de l' Esterel Buttress & the Verdon. At Les Blimouses you find an authentic atmosphere, family in sunny Provence. Ideal starting point to discover natural...
Located 24 km from SalernesFrom 16 € to 27 € per day 

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HOTELS

Complexe Touristique Municipal Les Arnauds - Hotel in SalernesComplexe Touristique Municipal Les Arnauds    
7.9
Salernes
Located in Provence, this campsite is set on the banks of the river that has a natural swimming hole. It also offers a volley-ball court, table tennis and a library. Complexe Touristique...
Located in SalernesRoom from 36 €
Hôtel le Rocher - Hotel in SalernesHôtel le Rocher     
8.4
Villecroze
Located just 200 metres from the caves and waterfalls in Villecroze, Hôtel Le Rocher offers a large garden with a south-facing terrace. With a contemporary décor, the guest rooms feature...
Located 3.9 km from SalernesRoom from 68 €
Hôtel Le Colombier - Hotel in SalernesHôtel Le Colombier    
9.1
Villecroze
Le Colombier is located just outside the village of Villecroze, between the Cote d’Azur and Verdon Gorge. It features a gourmet restaurant that serves regional cuisine prepared with...
Located 4.1 km from SalernesRoom from 90 €

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Kube Hotel
The first luxury technological resort in St-Tropez, Kube Hotel is a mini resort. It offers fitness and treatment rooms and has 2 swimming pools. Kube Hotel...
Var
Hôtel de Paris Saint-Tropez
Located in the centre of Saint-Tropez just a 2-minute walk from the harbour, Hôtel de Paris Saint-Tropez features a suspended...
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