Only 20 minutes from Mons, Fayence is home to the best gliding in Europe. For lessons and courses see

Golf Courses

There are many championship golf courses near Mons. They include: Terre Blanche - Four Seasons, Chateau de Taulane, Clos Amic and the Mandelieu Golf course near Cannes.

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There are endless trails to be discovered starting directly from Le Mas du Bois Doré. A short drive into the hills opens up vast areas of mountains, valleys, lakes and rivers full of natural wonders and awe-inspiring views.

Our Rivers

La Siagnole and La Siagne are two rivers withing easy access of Le Mas. The Gorges de la Siagnole and La Siagne are a nature-lover's paradise with waterfalls, 2000 year-old Roman-made trout pools and aqueducts, wet hanging gardens and plunge pools. The Artuby river provides fabulous un-spoilt river walks as do the ever-changing rock formations of the dry river-bed of Le Fil.

Rafting, Canoeing and Canyoning - Gorges du Verdon

Europe's deepest gorge is great for rafting, rock-climbing, canyoning, bungy jumping, and so much more. A visit to the Gorge Du Verdon starts at Castellane and is a must-do trip.

Rock Climbing

Mons has several prepared climbing spots only a short distance from the village.


Mons municipal tennis court is open to all. Reservations are at the local tourist office.


The Mont Lachens near Mons is a popular launch site for paragliders.

Initiation tandem jumps can be arranged with qualified professionals at St André les Alps

Horse-back Riding

There are many beautiful trails in and around Mons for trekking. There are trekking clubs in Mons, Callian, Fayence and Seillans.

Mountain Biking/Cycling

Mount Lachens, just above Mons, is the starting point for a national mountain-biking competition that goes off road from the top of Mount Lachens, through Mons and all the way down to Frejus. This is a very popular sport in the hills of the Haut Var with a vast array of fabulous off-road tracks for all levels of difficulty.

In the summer the ski-lifts of Audiberg double up as mountain-bike lifts and bikes can be rented on a daily basis for a day out mountain-biking on the ski runs of Audiberg.


The resort of Audiberg is only 30 minutes from Mons village and the larger resort of Gréolieres-les-Neiges is a 45 minute drive. Both resorts are great fun for a day's ski-ing. Adventure to the top lifts at Gréolieres and ski down the slopes with the Mediterranean spread out below.
Ski-school, tobogganing and tiny-tots slopes are available in both resorts, as well as the usual ski-hire and lift passes..