Le Castellet, Var

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Le Castellet
A street in Le Castellet
A street in Le Castellet
Coat of arms of Le Castellet
Coat of arms
Le Castellet is located in France
Le Castellet
Le Castellet
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Le Castellet is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Le Castellet
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 Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
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 UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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 (Occitan: Lo Castelet) 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[edit]

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[edit]


  1. ^ a b Le Castellet Le Castellet - Var - Village - Provence Web

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