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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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La Seyne-sur-Mer
Built between 1672 and 1680, then enhanced by Vauban to complete the defence of the harbour.
Six-Fours-les-Plages
The mission of the Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute is to contribute to the knowledge and protection of marine environments in the Mediterranean. The museum supports awareness-raising activities by...
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.
Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer
At the entrance to the Franco-Italian cemetery, on a mound, rises a pyramid of 7.25 m high which contains the mortal remains of Admiral Latouche-Treville, considered at the time as the terror of the ...
Ollioules
Located on the hill overlooking the village, the ruins of the feudal castle can be visited freely with the help of explanatory panels affixed to the walls.
Ollioules
Called “béal”, or “canal des arrosants”, this trail promises a surprising walk.
Ollioules
The town’s largest, beautiful stone structure, perhaps part of the ancient medieval gate, curved arches. Discover the rich past of Ollioules and the anecdotes that have shaped its character ...
La Seyne-sur-Mer
The house dates from the 17th century and was altered on several occasions. It has an exceptional French-style ceiling.
La Seyne-sur-Mer
The church Notre-Dame du Bon Voyage, built in 1674 on the shore of the harbour where it greeted the departure and return of the sailors. In 1892, the architect Paul Page, their assistant architect ...
Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer
Two lids of sarcophagi unearthed in 1816 at the priory of Saint Mandrier and stored at Sainte-Anne Hospital were returned to the town of origin. No registration will however appear on the headstones. ...