- History and heritage :

Built on a barrier of tuff secreted by the "Laloux" spring, Varages was a village of potters, which became in 1695 the village of faience. The first master pottery makers of Varages were Joseph II de Clérissy and Étienne Armand.
In 1789, in addition to the activity of the potters, there were no less than 8 factories and 5 glaze mills.

- The situation :
Varages can be reached via the D35, D561 and D554 roads.
Marseilles airport: 1H10
Aix TGV station: 1 hour

- Living in Varages :
With its 1176 inhabitants, called Varagois and Varageoise, the village offers you its weekly market every Thursday morning.
Nursery and primary schools. Restaurants, café/bar, gîte,... everything is there to spend happy days.

- To see and do:
Museum of earthenware
Visit the olive oil cooperative: this cooperative produces a high quality oil which has already won awards, notably at the Paris Agricultural Show.
The factory: you will have understood that the life of the village revolves around the earthenware factory, but what a pleasure to be able to admire the bright colours of the plates, salad bowls, dishes, bowls and other creations of the potters!

numerous hikes

- Why buy in Varages:
The village and its inhabitants are very welcoming. It is very quiet and sunny all year round. If you want to discover beautiful walks, just park your car on the parking plots in the center of the village, and you will be amazed by the discovery of this typical Provincial village.

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