It is situated in the heart of the Massif des Maures, a range of hills known for their natural beauty and hiking trails. Pignans is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, and is known for its agricultural products such as wine, olive oil, and honey. The town also has a rich history, with several notable monuments such as the Romanesque church of Sainte-Madeleine and the medieval castle of Pignans.