The medieval village of Trets :
its old walls surrounding the town centre with its winding streets, secret gardens and shaded squares where you can enjoy the quiet atmosphere of beautiful Provence.
• Visit :
– the “seigniorial“castle, with its ramparts, and its two towers with square doors,
– the church of Our Lady of Nazareth, an ancient priory with its Romanesque barrel-vaulted apse and nave with round arch, its gothic side-chapels and its unfinished bell tower, its marble bas-relief by Veyrier, a student of Pierre Puget, – the chapel at the old hermitage of Saint Jean du Puy on the hill behind Trets with its Romanesque apse, reconstructed in classical style and decorated with two Gallo-Roman columns.
• Inthe surrounding area :
Trets is an ideal location for discovering the scenery and scents of Provence (Mont Sainte-Victoire, Calanques de Cassis, Aix, Verdon, Porquerolles, Avignon…). Year-round sunshine encouraging you to enjoy the great outdoors or to discover the charms of the nearby villages and towns Pourrières, Puyloubier, Saint-Maximin la Sainte Baume, Vauvenargues, Le Tholonet…
• Leisure :
Trets comes alive in summer thanks to its outdoor cafés, its colourful and typical Provencal weekly market, its summer festivals (theatre, concerts, exhibitions and crafts fair).
• Outdoor activities in the area :
Swimming, hiking (GR trail and Mary-Magdalene’s grotto), horse riding, mountain biking, tennis, golf, fresh water fishing in the River Arc, not to mention go-karting and ultra-light aircraft for those who enjoy big thrills.
• Culture :
Opera festival in Aix-en-Provence, piano festival at la Roque d’Anthéron, summer music festivals in Marseille. Music lovers and culture lovers will find plenty of festivals within 10 and 50 minutes of Trets.