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Monuments and visits

Thanks to its strategic geographical location, close to the harbour of Toulon and Marseille, many military buildings such as the Balaguier museum, the Cap Nègre battery and the Fortin de la Coudoulière have been built along the coast.

Discover also the religious buildings which during the centuries and architectural epochs were erected in our communes: the charming chapel of Pépiole, the Church Saint Laurent or the Collegiale St Pierre, and many others.

Stroll in the typical districts built by the great builders or architects like Michel Pacha in Tamaris or Fernand Pouillon in Sablettes, discover the museums, the thematic houses...
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Six-Fours-les-Plages
Fortification reorganized under Louis Philippe in 1846. The Battery includes an historical interpretation centre devoted to local maritime activity and the military past of this ancient fortification.
Ollioules
Archaeological museum of the city, which presents the artifacts resulting from the excavations carried out on the Celto-Ligurian oppidum of the Courtine by the Var archaeological centre in partnership...
Ollioules
The treasures collected on the site of the oppidum de la Courtine and many other objects are exhibited at the GRPO building.
Six-Fours-les-Plages
Chapel-destination of pilgrimages constructed in 1625. Impressive view of the open sea and the coast. Viewing Table. Accessible by car or by bus until the car park then about 1 km by foot (fairly ...
Ollioules
Built in 1622, it belonged to Pierre Giraudin de Piosin de Montauban, first consul of Toulon in the 17th century.
Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer
St Louis chapel (1830) is listed on the Inventory of Historical Monuments.
La Seyne-sur-Mer
Built in 1634, and reinforced by Vauban, this gun tower was used to protect the Toulon harbour when it crossed swords with the Royale Tower
Ollioules
The Observants, Franciscan monks, undoubtedly under the influence of the local lords, settled in Ollioules around the mid-16th century.
Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer
The Domaine de l’Ermitage is an old farmhouse dating from the end of the 19th century.
Six-Fours-les-Plages
Built at the initiative of Jules de Greling in 1873 completed in 1874. Landowski's family realized there's fresco of the heart in 1942, the Stations of the Cross in 1960 and the stained glass in 1973.