Les Roches Blanches

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Description

The highest point of La Garde-Freinet, at a height of 637 m. Magnificient panoramic view.

Site of geological interest; these rocks consist of sparkling quartz veins emerging from the schist. There are also mica-schist and crystals of garnet.
Views over the plain of the Maures, lake Escarcets, the Mediterranean, the Bay of Saint-Tropez, the rock of Roquebrune, the Pre-Alpes;

Benefits

Services

  • Pets welcome

Prices

Free access.

Opening

  • All year round.

    Subject to favorable weather.

Contact

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Location

Chapelle Saint Jean RD 558 83680 La Garde-Freinet

From the Croix car park go down the road until it bends into a hairpin (fire hydrant). Take the path on the right that goes up the hairpin, Continue on the rightmost path. When you reach a small clearing, take the path that goes up on the left (towards the antenna). The route takes takes about 30-45 minutes. You reach a flat area (antenna). Head towards the small building and follow the path for about 550 m. You arrive at the highest point of La Garde-Freinet: Les Roches Blanches (637 m), a quartz vein. There are also micaschists and garnet crystals. Retrace your steps to the plain near the small building. (Or continue along the optional path). Take the track that descends on the left for about 650 m. When you reach the crossroads of a track, turn right to reach the car park of La Croix.

  • In the country
  • Altitude : 450m
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