Rians is a town of 4,300 people (2018) in Var in France.

Understand edit

A view of the church and bell tower in Rians

The main employment is agriculture, predominantly wine. The town is made up of concentric medieval streets that work their way down the hill.

Get in edit

Porte Saint Jean

By bus edit

Zou! Bus Route 1001 provides service: La Verdière, Saint-Julien, and Ginasservis to Rians, then continues to Vinon-sur-Verdon and Manosque

By car edit

Take the D 23 from Ginasservis from the north or the D# from St Maximim la Sainte Baume from the south.

Departmental road 561 arrives from Artigues (6.2 km) and Esparron.

On foot edit

This is a medieval town whose urban planning predates the internal combustion engine by 1000 years.

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  • The village is built on a hill that is dominated by a 12th-century bell tower and the church of Notre Dame de Nazareth.
  • Church of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the great organ of Pascal Leray, and bells of the 16th century and 17th century.
  • Chapelle Saint-Roc: Saint-Enfant property of the Pénitents-Blancs attributed to a Congregation of the Holy Child Jesus who became the Pénitents Bleus.
  • Saint-Pierre Chapel
  • Saint-Estève Chapel

Do edit

Notable events in Rians include dancing in the squares on July 14, the Fête de St Laurent August 8 and the Fête de la Courge in October.

Buy edit

Olive oil, wine

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Drink edit

Rosé de Provence

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