Draguignan, in Provence, is a place that about 39,000 people call home.
From here it's 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east to Cannes and 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the east to Nice.
When the sun is shining, head to Lac de Sainte Croix or Lac de Carces. These are two picturesque places where the locals love to come to relax and maybe drop a line in the water. In this area these lakes are great places to savour the beautiful colors of sunset.
Place Frederic-Mistral and Place Martin-Bidoure are two of the most relaxing public gathering places in the Draguignan area. Find a bench and spend a hour people watching before heading off to explore the surrounding architecture.
The Thoronet Abbey is an impressive religious building that has a rich history. Visit the site to learn about its past as well as to study its design.
Don’t miss the chance to admire the wonderful castles in Draguignan. Chateau d'Entrecasteaux, a cherished landmark of this city, shows where members of the nobility once lived and protected their citizens from the enemy.
Once you’ve checked out all the star attractions on the tourst trail in Draguignan, cap off your adventures in this fascinating city with a visit to the Saint Etienne Chapel.