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The Departement of Bouches du Rhone - Pop.: 3.500 h.

Between Cassis (15 km) and Saint-Cyr (18 km) on the A50 or the D559,
5 km north of La Ciotat on the D2.
Ceyreste Village square

Situated on the border between Var et des Bouches du Rhône, just a few kilometres from the sea, Ceyreste is a picturesque village which was established during the barbarian invasions by the people of La Ciotat who came here in search of refuge inland.

Ceyreste, bell tower

Ceyreste has preserved part of its surrounding walls and the fortified gates, as well as several 17th-century houses which give the village a great deal of charm.

As you stroll along the little lanes, you can admire the unusual “cabarottes”, covered passages which span the shady, winding streets.

Don’t miss the Roman fountain, in front of which there is a heavy stone trough - formerly the church font.

Ceyreste, church
The church dates from the Middle Ages and is listed as a historic monument. It is fortified and in the choir there is a lovely copy of the Rapha├źl Transfiguration.

Finally, don’t forget that Ceyreste is very close to the sea and the famous calanques (deep narrow creeks) of Cassisas well as the beaches of Saint Cyr et Bandol.

What to see:

Fortified mediaeval church.
Little streets and covered lanes.

Leisure activities:

Market on Friday mornings (Place de la Mairie).
Walking. Riding centre. Tennis. Summer events
1st weekend in February:
Festival of Saint Blaise (street festival, cavalcades, cart processions...).


Holiday rentals.

Neighbouring towns and villages:

La Ciotat (5km), Cassis (15km), Saint Cyr (18km), Bandol (27km).

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