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

Pedestrian sports - Hiking itinerary

La Garde-Freinet
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.

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.

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.

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

- 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.
  • Free access.

  • Level bue - Medium
  • In the country
  • French
  • Pets welcome
  • Gradient : 180 m
  • 4 km
  • 120 min
  • Balisage : yellow
  •   Ground Not suitable for strollers
  • TOP 25 IGN 3545
La Garde Freinet - Le rucher de Blay et le moulin à eau de Blanche
Chapelle Saint-Jean
83680 La Garde-Freinet

Open all year
(Subject to favorable weather)