Also known as Le Levant, Ile du Levant is a small French island in the Var subdivision of the Provence Cote d’Azur area. It is located in the south-eastern corner of France. It lies in the Mediterranean off the coast of the Riviera close to Toulon. It is one among the four islands that combined constitute the Îles d’Hyères. It is 8 by 2 kilometres long. It is situated in the Gulf of Lion. Only 10% of the island is open for public. It is because 90% of the island is reserved for a military missile test centre named the Centre d’Essais de Lancement de Missiles. The entire island is covered by vegetation. It is worth noting that Le Levant is popularly known as a nude or nudist’s island as you can see people without clothes or with minimum clothes all through the island. It is done to promote a spirit of naturalism in the locals as well as the visitors. There are abundance of palm trees and cacti all over the island. This island is particularly recognized for vast varieties of flora and fauna. The entire island is full of greenery and makes you feel like in heaven.
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The history of the island dates back to the beginning of the 15th century when it was inhabited by the Monks. It served as a penitentiary for young criminals and orphans from 1861 to 1878. Out of these, 89 died on the island itself. It is evident from a commemorative inscription on a part of the military part of the island. The foremost village dedicated to naturism in the entire Europe was set up on the island in 1931 by two doctors. They were Gaston and Andre Durville. The village was named as Heliopolis. It was just a rural village that was the most admirable and favourite spot for nature lovers. People who loved natural air and sunlight came to this tranquil place. From then till date numerous advancements took place on the island and it is now inhabited by locals.
Le Levant has total population of 100 inhabitants as per 2004 census. Its population density is 11 people per sq.km.
Nearness to the sea and natural surroundings makes climate of the island quite pleasant and favourable. The city has a mild climate. It is warm and temperate that is suitable for living and roaming around. There are mostly sunny days. Also cool breeze keeps on blowing and keeping the natural environment fresh. For more details about the climate follow this link Climate
Domaine naturiste d'Héliopolis, 83400 Ile du Levant, France
+33 4 94 00 44 88
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, French
Domaine d'Héliopolis, 83400 Ile du Levant, France
+33 4 94 05 90 69
Domaine Naturiste d'Héliopolis Chemin de la, perspective, 83400 Île du Levant, France
+33 6 72 89 17 92
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