La Cadière-d'Azur

La Cadière- d'Azur ( Provence La La Cadiera or Cadiero ) is a commune with 5410 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2011 ) in the Var department in the Provence- Alpes- Côte d' Azur.


La Cadière- d'Azur is a fortified village on a hill planted with vineyards across the street from Le Castellet.


Charles IX. came with his mother, Catherine de Medici on his Südfrankreichreise (1564 - 1566) to La Cadière. The trip was aimed France to a behind the then minor king. Karl was accompanied by important representatives of the Kingdom: For travel company included his younger brother, the future King Henry III, his cousin, who later became Henry IV, as well as the Cardinals Charles I. de Bourbon and Charles de Lorraine - Guise. .


La Cadière- d'Azur is agricultural. There are cultivated vines, olives, fruit and vegetables. In the wineries and winegrowers of the municipality wines of AOC Côtes de Provence and Bandol be made ​​.