Tourism in Castellet, Var

In the Var, the pretty village of Le Castellet seduces by its authenticity. In the background? The preserved landscapes of Provence. The village presents itself as an ideal destination.

Do you want to enjoy a sporty vacation, take advantage of the exceptional setting of this medieval village perched high up in contact with nature? This is the opportunity to go hiking or to go cycling or mountain biking on the paths of Provence. Various outdoor activities are also proposed in Provence: first flight, horse riding, tree climbing, via ferrata, climbing…

In Le Castellet, as everywhere in the Var, gastronomic specialties are a tourist attraction in their own right. You can visit the local producers directly. You can also learn about the local cuisine by going to the various markets offered locally.

Churches, belfries, fountains and wash houses, abbeys and monasteries… During your stay, you can discover a renowned local heritage or a more confidential one.

Organise your stay by contacting the Tourist Office.

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The Sainte-Baume Massif

Straddling the Bouches-du-Rhône and the Var, the Sainte-Baume massif rises to over 1150 meters above sea level, at the signal of the Béguines. The massif is an incredible playground for the practice of outdoor leisure activities: hiking, cycling, horse riding, paragliding, climbing? The fauna and flora are remarkable, with numerous animal species: Tengmalm’s owl, roe deer, Orrhen’s warbler, grey flycatcher, Bonelli’s eagle, little scops owl, blue monticole, rock monticole, proyer bunting… The Sainte-Baume is a land of spirituality, pagan then Christian. The heritage bears witness to this. The sanctuary of the Sainte-Baume and the basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine of Saint-Maximin welcome the relics of Marie-Madeleine. To the north of the massif, Saint-Maximin shelters an incredible basilica in many ways. As for the old ice boxes, they are a vestige of the time when freezers did not exist: ice was produced in winter, and then delivered to Marseille, Toulon or Aix-en-Provence.

Museums in the Var department

Many museums welcome you in the Var department. You will be able to discover for example the Heritage House in Roquebrune-sur-Argens, the artillery museum in Draguignan, or the Simon Segal museum in Aups… Fine arts, natural history, archeology, living heritage, many themes are addressed.

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