Once you have reached the top of ’le Rocher’ you will find a
breathtaking panoramic view (site classified Natura 2000) and of-course the famous Three Crosses.
max. 366 m
min. 10 m
Styles : HikingDiscoveryUnusual
Public : SportsmenOccasional hikersExperienced hikersLovers of thrillsAdolescents
Themes : CulturalAdrenalinePatrimony
- The panoramic view of the valley, the coast, the Lachens, the Alps.
- The artist Bernard Venet created the three crosses in 1991 .
They weigh more than a ton and are 4.75 m high. They pay homage to three great painters of the "Crucifixion" Giotto, Grunewald and El Greco.
The little extra after your walk : Visit the Tropicana Flore, a palm grove, located at the foot of the Rock.
☞ Access & Parking : At the St.Roch Chapel. Follow the Argens river, and then take direction ’Petignons’.
☞ Directions : follow the GR51 and the footpath marked in yellow
There are several steep sections, some of which are equipped with handrails.
Access is regulated by the Var prefecture who publish a daily card
authorizing entry. www.var.pref.gouv.fr/massifs
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