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Cassis

 
The Departement of Bouches du Rhone - Pop.: 7.867 h.

On coastal route D559 which links Marseille to Toulon. 4 km from highway A50.
Cassis


This little seaside resort is snuggled at the foot of a very tall cliff called Cap Canaille. Cassis is a wonderful place to stroll about with its picturesque fishing port lined with cafes and restaurants.



Old Cassis - Square


The city built with its streets going up and down has lovely old quarters with an elegant hotel de ville on the shady square, where the inhabitants came to cool off and play "petanque" on summer nights.



Cassis - Route des Cretes


The route des Cretes highabove the sea is very impressive and has a fabulous panorama of the area. This road links Cassis to La Ciotat and follows along the cliffs Soubeyranes.

Above these clifts are the famous calanques or inlets that go all the way to Marseille.

Cassis from the route des Cretes

All sorts of experiences on foot are available here, from simple little walks to cliff climbing.

There are 360km. of well marked trails from which you can see the sea...an unforgettable experience!




What to see:

Museum ot Arts and Popular Traditions.
The Calanques(boat tours).
Wine growing estates.



Leisure activities:

Beaches, boating, scuba diving.Hiking, cycling, climbing.
Numerous event all year long.
Wine fête in September
Sea fête in June
Christmas market in December

Photos HD of Cassis and the Calanques



Accommodation:

Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.
Campsites.



Neighbouring cities and villages:

Roquefort la Bédoule (5 km), Carnoux en Provence (7 km), La Ciotat (12 km).


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