Le Castellet tourism and travel guide

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Le Castellet is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Castellet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer at 6 km and Bandol at 8 km.

Le Castellet, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Seaside resort at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the pleasant town...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town and the vineyards...

See Bandol guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

The historic boats and the palm trees around the pretty harbour are...

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 14 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The attractive harbour and numerous chapels in the old town are the...

See La Ciotat guide
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at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

A town with its focus firmly to the sea, Toulon is the...

See Toulon guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 17 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Route des Cretes between Cassis and La Ciotat is a beautiful...

See Route des Cretes guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The small market town of Aubagne is best known for its association...

See Aubagne guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The harbour area of Cassis, its beach and proximity to the Calanques...

See Cassis guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 30 km (direction west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The white cliffs of the Calanques de Marseille plunging into the deep...

See Calanques at Marseille guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a castle as...

See Hyeres guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Marseille is perhaps not a tourist town but is one of the...

See Marseille guide
Presqu'ile de Giens

Presqu'ile de Giens

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

The Presqu'ile de Giens is a peninsula with beaches, a nature reserve,...

See Presqu'ile de Giens guide
Iles d'Hyeres

Iles d'Hyeres

Island at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

The Iles de Hyeres, off the Riviera coast, are perhaps the most...

See Iles d'Hyeres guide

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Markets in and near Le Castellet

  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint Cyr sur Mer: market Sunday (7km)
  • Bandol: market Tuesday (8km)
  • La Ciotat: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer: market Saturday (19km)
  • Cassis: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • La Garde: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Castellet, France

What to do at Le Castellet? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Castellet.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (34km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc municipal du Mugel (15km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (18km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (18km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (22km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (30km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (30km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (30km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (30km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (32km)
  • Parc Borély (32km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (32km)
  • Parc Longchamp (32km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (38km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (40km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (13km)
  • Parc du Mugel (15km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (15km)
  • Mont Faron (15km)
  • Cap Sicié (17km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (18km)
  • Cap Canaille (19km)
  • Calanque (29km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (14km)

Geography and distances

Le Castellet is in the south-east of France at 15 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Le Castellet is 682 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Castellet

Canton: Beausset

Arrondissement: Toulon

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83330

Distance to Le Castellet

from Toulon (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 682 km

from Calais: 911 km

from Nice: 133 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Le Castellet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Evenos, La Cadiere-d'Azur, Le Beausset and Saint Cyr sur Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Le Castellet


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