The Var Departement - Pop.: 2,184 inh.

puce On route N8, between Marseilles (55km.) and Toulon (13km.).

Evenos, castle

Perched oddly on steep inclines, Evenos is a group of old houses that overlook the ruins of a castle. The main street of the village ends up at the foot of the dungeon.

The Chemin de la Ronde is a way that goes from La Ciotat to Toulon and for those that dare to look, there is the deep crevice of the Gorges of Ollioules.

Evenos, consuls's square

Many tourists visit this unique site.

As you go up to the old village you will find the well known climbing site called the Falaises du Cimay, where 20 years ago rnarble was still being extracted.

Evenos, in the old village

Evenos is formed by three different hamlets:

puce Evenos:
built of rock around an 11th c. feudal castle.

puce Le Broussan:
A pretty little hamlet dominated by Mont Caume, the highest mountain of the Toulon region(801m.).

puce Sainte Anne d' Evenos:
This is the most recent of the hamlets, around which modern life is developing the fastest. However Ste. Anne is not without charm. Leaving the canyons, you will discover Les Grès de Ste. Anne formed of calcareous knolls and deep pits sculpted by time.


puce What to see:

St. Martin Church.
Les Gres de Ste. Anne.
The ancient sand pits.


puce Leisure activities:

Excursions in the Gorges du Cimail, the source of la Foux, Gorges du Destel.


puce Accommodation:

Holiday rentals.


puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Ollioules (5 km), Le Beausset (8 km), Sanary (12 km) and Bandol (18 km).