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Castellar, former fief of the Lascaris

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Town / Village, 15th C in Castellar

  • Castellar, a stopover on the GR 51 and 52, is a relaxing village with picturesque streets. Former stronghold of the Lascaris counts, the village, 7Km from the beaches, welcomes visitors and hikers all year round thanks to its natural and cultural heritage.

  • Castellar has a beautiful heritage: vaulted passages, numerous facades in yellow and orange tones, a baroque style palace, fountains and wash houses from the 19th century, religious buildings, agricultural buildings... 
    Castellar is also known for its hiking trails which offer a magnificent panorama of the sea, the valley and the surrounding mountains, as well as breathtaking views of Menton, Italy and the French Riviera coastline. 
    To see:
    The medieval town, the oil mill, the Palais...
    Castellar has a beautiful heritage: vaulted passages, numerous facades in yellow and orange tones, a baroque style palace, fountains and wash houses from the 19th century, religious buildings, agricultural buildings... 
    Castellar is also known for its hiking trails which offer a magnificent panorama of the sea, the valley and the surrounding mountains, as well as breathtaking views of Menton, Italy and the French Riviera coastline. 
    To see:
    The medieval town, the oil mill, the Palais Lascaris, the Chapel of the White Penitents and the Chapel of the Black Penitents and the surrounding chapels
    Hiking: known stage of the GR 51 and 52, the Plan du Lion, Castellar-Menton, the Grand Mont/Grammondo, the Roc de l'Orméa tour. 
  • Environment

    • Mountain view
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Close to GR footpath
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Equipment

    • Public WC
    • Exhibition space
    • Media library
    • Parking
  • Services

    • Coach access
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    • Guided tours
Rates

Payment methods

  • Cash
Openings

Openings

  • All year
    Opened Everyday
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