A view of Roquebrune-sur-Argens, from the south-west
|• Mayor||Jean-Paul OLLIVIER|
|106.10 km2 (40.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (350/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||1–373 m (3.3–1,223.8 ft) |
(avg. 13 m or 43 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
It lies not far from the cities of Draguignan and Fréjus. It consists of three smaller villages: the village of Roquebrune-sur-Argens, La Bouverie and Les Issambres. It is home to the French National Water Ski Training Site.
The history of the oldest part of the village of Roquebrune sur Argens began around 983. However, signs of human beings, from the "Bouverian culture", dating from pre-history, were found in caves near La Bouverie.
- Vineyards and horticulture
- Harbour (with a maritime link to Saint-Tropez harbour)
- Two industrial areas
- National Water Skiing Centre
- The 1000-old village, with many chapels.
- A 2000-year-old fishpond
- Local museum of history
- Le Blavet gorge
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