•Var (83570) • Population: 675 • Altitude: 152 m
Correns is a small village on the Argens river in the Var, 10 km north of Brignoles. It's a quiet little Beyond village, with just a few sights for the visitor, a single café in the center and the minimum of shops for the local inhabitants.
The few sights include medieval arched passages, some cobblestone streets, and an iron campanlile on the stone tower of "Le Collet".
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History of Correns
First record, 920 Correnum
Prehistoric: Traces of prehistoric habitation were found in shelters along the Argens northwest of the village, in the area of Sous-Ville.
Gallo-Roman: Gallo-Roman artifacts were discovered in the areas of Sous-Ville and Saint-Marc.
Medieval: The earliest village was on the hilltop across the river, of which nothing remains.
The feudal fortress of Fort-Gibron was built (in the center of the current village location) in the 10th century.
Olive Oil Mills
We have 1 olive oil mill listed for Correns (click).
• GPS: 43.487988, 6.079298
IGN (1/25,000) #3444 OT "Brignoles Le Luc"
Taxi Josette: tel 0494 723 779; 0676 500 397
#8: tel 0685 415 104
Department 83, Var Buses
- See Beyond's Var Department Bus Schedules for downloading the Var bus-lines map [Plan du Reseau] and bus-line schedules [Horaires] (link for PDF files).
- Schedules for the Var bus lines are on the VarLib Horaires-Ligne page (http://www.varlib.fr/horaires_ligne/?rub_code=6") - type the line number in the Numéro ... ligne box to access the bus schedule PDF link. (Type a couple of digits in the box to get a list of route numbers.)