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"OUTBACK": of, relating to, or located in the back country

OUTBACK RIVIERA is a non-profit organization promoting small group travel & year-round activities and workshops in the backcountry in the South of France. Plan your holiday around local activities and events and help support our local businesses and community.

...Take a short break from your routine to experience rural life in one of our charming medieval villages...Plan a cultural or exploration tour...Hike through Provençal olive groves along the banks of the Siagne River...Learn the history of Provençal olive cultivation. Travel from village to village on mountain bike and learn more about the local history and architecture. Improve your French with an initiation to French cooking by a real French chef.

We can custom-design a multi-activity holiday for you, your friends, a club, company or family including yoga, personal training, relaxing massages, and a certified guide to lead you through the local hills.

No place to stay? Rent direct from owners and save! Check out our selection of holiday villa direct from owner rentals. Contact us now!



Outback Riviera is currently raising funding for the children on the Island of Du Vinh Vietnam. Your small donation or sponsorship will enable a young child to continue school under better conditions, or volunteer your time to teach English during the school year.

Please follow this link to read about the children of Duy Vinh, and see how you can help.

The Bodhiraja Foundation, Sri Lanka

This foundation is dedicated to improving the life of the people in its community through religious meditation, educational services, health and social services. They are not asking for monetary contributions, but are in search of people willing to dedicate their time to help in their area of expertise. Read more...

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Some upcoming events in the region...


Volunteer Opportunities Available, in Sri Lanka. If you're interested in traveling on a budget, volunteer your time teaching English or just lending a hand in Sri Lanka with the Bodihiraja Foundation (www.bodhirajafoundation.org). Contact us.


October 16, 17H Concert Chapelle Victoria 65 avenue Victoria, Grasse- three young musicians will interpret  the following pieces: F. Schubert : 2e Sonatine D 385 en La mineur, L. van Beethoven : 6 Variations en Fa majeur op. 34, B. Bartok : 1ere Rhapsodie pour violoncelle et piano, J. Brahms: 1er Trio avec Piano op.8. For reservations: contact@amis-chapelle-victoria.org Tél: 04 93 40 10 57/58


Saturday October 22, from 10h-17h Saint Cezaire Public Library presents "Des Histoires dans mon Biberon" in the St Cezaire from  elementary school. Open to all.


Château d'Astros, Var- Every Autumn the Château d'Astros in the Var opens its apple orchards to the public. Discover the pleasure of picking your own apples with your children. Spend a morning picking your apples and bring along a picnic and lunch in the Château's park at one of their picnic tables. Open daily from 10H-18H. Visit their website for directions: www.astros.Fr

There is still time to sign up for Aikido on Friday evenings in St Cezaire. Please call numbers below for details...

This region of the South of France, above the French Riviera coast offers B&B's & self-catering holiday villassports activities for all ages, music & theatre workshops, activities for children.  Visit our

natural parks

 and enjoy the natural beauth of the Riviera Outback. Book an organized tour, or plan your visit around local events & festivals including 

Cello-Fan, Callian July 11th, Rencontres des Laureats de Conservatoire (chambre music) Saint Cézaire sur Siagne 

July 9-14, Festi-Jazz Saint Cézaire August 4-11, International Festival of Guitar Montauroux August 9-12. Travel responsibly and help support our local communities!