Carnoules is close to a diverse collection of Draguignan’s well-known sights. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Lac de Carces and the much-loved Thoronet Abbey. Two other interesting attractions that are located within a short distance of Carnoules are Chateau d'Hyeres and Villa Noailles.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Browse the museums and galleries of the Hotel des Arts in Toulon and the Musee National de la Marine.
If you love nature and wildlife, head to some of the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. Enjoy listening to the birds, skim rocks in the shallows and make the most of the sunshine at nearby the La Capte Beach in Hyeres, the Le Lavandou Beach in Le Lavandou and Toulon Beach in Toulon. Bring a picnic, pull out your sketch pad, or just relax in the shade at Parc St-Bernard in Hyeres. Put on your hiking shoes and discover the well-used nature reserves for which this area is so renowned, like Mont Faron in Toulon.
While you are here, visit the nearby local attractions such as the Fort de Bregancon in Bormes-Les-Mimosas, the Chateau de Grimaud in Grimaud and Place Massillon in Hyeres. These spots are popular with locals and tourists alike. Travellers who enjoy sights steeped in religious history will appreciate the hallowed atmosphere at the Church of St-Paul in Hyeres and the Saint Etienne Chapel in Bras. If you’re a history buff, Draguignan’s past has been beautifully preserved at the Tour des Templiers in Hyeres.
If you're vacationing without kids in tow, pay a visit to the Cave des Vignerons in Cogolin and Chateau Tremouries.
Stade Mayol, Toulon is a great place to spend an afternoon enjoying rugby union, and to see local legends, the RC Toulonnais, in all their glory. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear red and black, the colors of the RC Toulonnais.
Finding somewhere comfortable to unpack your bags close to Carnoules is simple. Take your pick from the Holiday Inn Toulon City Centre, the Hotel Amirauté, Toulon, or the Inter-Hotel Grand Hôtel de la Gare, Toulon.