Located in the celebrated Var region of southeast France, right next to the pretty village of Barjols, sits Ponteves Ė a petite peaceful village, away from the crowds, and overlooking vast plains. The village is well-preserved with some houses dating back to the 16th century and crumbling ancient castle ruins, but itís the surroundings the make Ponteves a perfect location. With stunning countryside - hiking, cycling and driving around the area is most certainly one of lifeís great pleasures, and with nearby Barjols, Cotignac and Salernes, there is some great sightseeing and pleasurable days out to have. Why not try Aups, the truffle capital for a gastronomic treat? And for all the family, nearby Lac de Ste Criox is ideal for windsurfing, sailing, swimming and kayaking.