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The village of Le Muy

Village Dracénie, the Pays de Draguignan, Le Muy nestled between the Maures and the Esterel. At the crossroads of Provence, the Verdon and the Mediterranean, Le Muy is a land of contrasts that appeals to the richness of its soil, the liveliness of its culture and its wide range of leisure. His landscapes are to meet vines and scrub, riverside valleys and the Mediterranean forest.

Occupied since ancient times by the Ligurian tribes, the territory of Muy takes the name of Modio the Middle Ages, referring to the presence of a bridge over the Argens. Long thrives on the exploitation of wood and cork, the village of Le Muy is indeed surrounded by almost 5000 hectares of forest. The water in the river was channeled Nartuby channels to operate the mills in the village, tanneries, and machinery sawmills.

The Church of St. Joseph in the 16th century but it was built on the foundations of the 12th century. The nave was located outside the city walls to the Renaissance, the tower was meanwhile erected on one of the entrance gates into the walled city. The religious heritage of Muy also includes the remains of the Notre-Dame-de-la Roquette. The tower Notre Dame, also known as Charles V tower, dates from the 13th century. Today it is contiguous to a newer puppet. Open in summer, it houses temporary exhibitions. Near the tower, the museum evokes the release of the landing in Provence and the release of the first territories. The village of Le Muy was released August 15, 1944, among the first of the Var. The site exposes objects and documents from the period.

Le Muy is also rich natural heritage of an important and prestigious terroir. The town welcomes in particular on Sunday, one of the largest markets in the region that brings together about 200 exhibitors. The fresh local products are showcased, among herbs, wines, oils, fruits and seasonal vegetables and seafood. A small market was also held in Muy Thursday morning.

The territory of Muy is also known for its vineyards and fine quality wine appellation of Côtes de Provence. On the town, several areas open their doors for visits to wineries, tasting and sales at the property: the area of ​​Thouars Rouët of the castle, the castle Collet-Redon, or the cooperative Saint-Romain.

Between the forest of Rouet, the Maures and Esterel, the three rivers flowing through its territory and Lake Rabinon in a meander of the Argens, Le Muy has a rich and diverse natural environment, suitable to the practice of many outdoor recreation.

Over the course of the Naturby the Serres Mill site is entirely classified. A varied flora awaits hikers and walkers in the green hills on the side of the Maures. On the Esterel, the prickly pear blossoms contrast on the red volcanic rock. Twenty hiking trails can be carried around the Muy. A guide at the tourist office allows everyone to choose depending on the length and difficulty of the walk, and according to the points of interest to encounter on each course. Le Muy also offers guided walks on its territory.

In addition to hiking and walks, Muy territory offers a wide range of outdoor activities: fishing on the rivers Argens and Naturby or Lake of Endre, horse rides, or mountain biking around the rock of Roquebrune, Provencal balls, kayaking on the Argens, the tree trail, tennis, or water skiing and wakeboarding on the managed basis Rabinon.