La Garde Freinet – Le rucher de Blay et le moulin à eau de Blanche

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Description

This beautiful walk leads near an apiary of the 17th Century recently restored and joins the path of Neuf Riaux where vestiges of an ancient water-mill can be found.

Hike 10

Walk passing by a 17th century apiary and the remains of a water mill.

PARKING:
Free parking at Saint-Joseph.
- Coming from Grimaud or Le Luc, leave the RD558 at the Mairie, pass the Mairie on the right, continue on the Rue des Jardins, then turn left into Rue Saint-Joseph.

THE ROUTE :
This walk of about 4 km goes down into a valley, around a dam, and makes you discover two heritage sites.
From the Parking Saint-Joseph follow the marked path for about 30 min. to the top of the dam, take the path on the left to the river, ford it. Go up the other side to the apiary, but do not enter the enclosure (beware of the bees!). Continue on the marked path to the remains of the water mill. Return by the same path.

TO SEE / TO DO :
- The 17th century Blay apiary, restored and rehabilitated.
- The remains of the water mill.
- Various old stone hamlets.

RECOMMENDATIONS:
- Only use the path during authorised periods! Find out how open the forests are, especially in summer (see the Var Prefecture website).
- Bring sufficient water and good shoes.

Informations complémentaires

  • In the country
  • Altitude : 360m

Benefits

Services

  • Pets welcome

Clientele and group

Types of customers

  • Level bue - Medium

Spoken languages

  • French

Route information

  • Distance : 4km
  • Positive elevation: 180m
  • Daily duration: 120min
  • Map reference: TOP 25 IGN 3545
  • Type of route: return
  • Marked route: yes
  • Predictions on markup: yellow
  • Nature of the land
    • Ground
    • Not suitable for strollers

Visits

  • Average length of individual visit: 120 min

Prices

Free access.

Location

  • Chapelle Saint-Jean D558 83680 La Garde-Freinet
  • From the St Joseph car park follow the signposted path for about 30 minutes to the top of the dam, turn left to the river, ford the river. ford the river. Go up the other side to the apiary, but do not enter the do not enter the enclosure (watch out for the bees!). Continue along the marked path to the remains of the water mill. Return along the same path.
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