Ponteves is a town in south-eastern France. It is located in the Var section of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur district. The town covers an area of 41.07sq.km for its expansion. The distance between Ponteves and the Var Capital Toulon is 49km. It is a small but beautiful village and hence attracts tourists automatically. The city is also close to Barjols. It overlooks the massive plains. It offers an awestruck view of the surroundings. Houses from 16th, 17th and 18th centuries are still preserved in the village. Also you can find remnants from a feudal castle. From this castle, the town allows visitors to have an amazing view of the plains. The landscape of the town is defined by a lonely massif called as Bessillons that lies close to the Provence. The major economic activities in the city include breeding of silk worms, wine cellars and manufacturing of the tiles. Also tourism industry is gradually developing here.
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The history of Ponteves can be traced back to end of the Neolithic period when traces of first settlements of human population were found in the hills of Bessillons. It was during 2600BC. With the commencement of 11th century, the city became the organizational centre of a strong fiefdom. Also it served as the home to a renowned Provencal family. A well-equipped wall was constructed around the city during start of the 13th century. Also a guard tower was set up. The Bastide of Ponteves that served as new home for the Provencal family was also built during this period. The city witnessed great troubles such as plague attack during the year 1348. It led to abandoning of the Bastide and the city in 1433. The town was repopulated in 1477. A charter was also signed between the lord and the representatives of the new population. Agriculture started flourishing in the city during 1495 and was in full swing by the 17th century. The castle of Ponteves was sold to a businessman by Francois in 1650. In the 19th century, development of various industries took place in the town. These included breeding of silk worms, and manufacturing of tiles. Also wine cellar was established during 1913.
In accordance with 2006 census, the town has a population of 675 people. Its population density is 16persq.km.
Like other nearby cities, Ponteves also has a warm and temperate climate. Again it is owing to the fact that most of the rainfall occurs in the winter season. Hence summers are mostly dry. The city has maximum average temperature in the month of July when it reaches around 32 degrees. On the other hand, there is minimum average temperature around 12degrees in the month of January. Apart from being the hottest month of the year, July is also the driest month as it receives least rainfall throughout the year. Contrary to this, there is maximum, rainfall in the month of October. For this reason, it is the wettest month of the year. Generally, there is lovely weather all around the year. That is why tourists like to visit this beautiful city. For more details about the climate follow this link Climate
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