Proudly perched upon their hills, the villages of Castellet, La Cadière d'Azur and Evenos are typical Provençal villages surrounded by vineyards. The grapes produced by their harvests are used to make the famous AOC Vin de Bandol.
Le Castellet, on the hill!
The villageLe Castellet is an authentic and charming medieval village. Take a stroll through the cobblestone streets of this village and discover artisan boutiques and delightful shops. Stop in the shade of the floral archways to cool down in the height of summer.
The medieval castle is listed as a Historic Monument.
The Paul Ricard CircuitCreated at the end of the 1970s, the Paul Ricard Circuit, also known as the Castellet race track, has witnessed the glory of Formula 1. In 2000, the track was entirely renovated and is now one of the most technical tracks in the world. Several international competitions and events are held here throughout the year: open trials, open days, techno festival, Reebok Spartan Race, and many more. In 2015 the famous Bol d'Or will return to the Castellet track from 18 to 20 September.
Find out about the main events at the Paul Ricard Circuit
Opposite Castellet, take a stroll through the narrow streets of this Provençal village.
Enjoy a relaxing break at the Hostellerie Bérard spa before recharging your batteries with a haute cuisine meal in the heart of this typical Provençal village.
While touring the vineyards by car, take time to discover the St Come mill, a delightful Provençal shop that sells olive oil, local specialities, soap and decorations all under the one roof.
EvenosThe village of Evenos is made up of 3 hamlets: Sainte Anne d'Evenos, old Evenos and the hamlet of Broussan.
Along the winding road that climbs from Sainte Anne to old Evenos and Broussan, you'll get a glimpse of the famous Cimaï rock-climbing sites. The most typical village is Old Evenos. Why not take a walk with the family up to the feudal castle to admire the exceptional view from Ciotat to the Hyères Islands.