Le Castellet, Var

Le Castellet

A street in Le Castellet

Coat of arms
Le Castellet

Coordinates: 43°12′13″N 5°46′38″E / 43.2036°N 5.7772°E / 43.2036; 5.7772Coordinates: 43°12′13″N 5°46′38″E / 43.2036°N 5.7772°E / 43.2036; 5.7772
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Canton Le Beausset
Intercommunality Sud Sainte Baume
  Mayor (since 2001) Gabriel Tambon
Area1 44.77 km2 (17.29 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 4,252
  Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 83035 / 83330
Dialling codes 0494
Elevation 21–503 m (69–1,650 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Le Castellet is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It is mostly a small feudal village perched on a cliff edge[1]

It is situated north-west of Toulon next to La Cadière-d'Azur and Le Beausset. It is surrounded by vineyards and is part of the Côtes de Provence Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) of Bandol.

The Circuit Paul Ricard is found near this commune.

Film and TV

Le Castellet was the setting for the film La femme du boulanger (The Baker's Wife) starring Raimu directed by writer/director Marcel Pagnol[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 Le Castellet Le Castellet - Var - Village - Provence Web
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