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Cogolin, Cote d'Azur / French Riviera

Cogolin is a village located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. It is situated in the Var department and is part of the Var coast, also known as the French Riviera.

Cogolin is a picturesque village with a population of around 11,000 people. It is known for its beautiful countryside, including vineyards and olive groves, as well as its traditional Provencal architecture and charming narrow streets.

One of the main attractions of Cogolin is its famous pipe-making industry. The village is home to several artisanal workshops where skilled craftsmen produce high-quality pipes made from briar wood, which is sourced from the nearby hills.

Other notable sights in Cogolin include the 16th-century Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption church, the Musée des Arts et Traditions populaires de Cogolin (Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions), and the Château des Selves winery, which produces award-winning wines using traditional Provencal methods.

Cogolin is also conveniently located near several popular tourist destinations, including Saint-Tropez, which is just a 15-minute drive away. The village is also close to several beaches and other outdoor activities, making it a popular destination for tourists seeking a relaxed and authentic Provençal experience.


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