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Tourism in Cassis

Tourism in Cassis: Take a look at our tourist guide to Cassis containing dozens of addresses of hotels, holiday lets, gîtes, B&B, museums and country parks. VisitProvence.com. There’s no better tourist guide to Cassis.

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The good life in Cassis Ville fleurie : 3 fleurs

The good life in Cassis

A favourite weekend haunt for the inhabitants of Marseille, the little port of Cassis is, in any case, undeniably charming. Tucked at the foot of cliffs, this agreeable resort is the departure point for sumptuous excursions to the coastal fjords or cliff tops.

Off the beaten track

Cassis port

Cassis

Cassis port

As every inhabitant of Provence – and not just the people of Cassis – will tell you, Cassis and its coastal fjords (Calanques) form one of the jewels of the Bouches-du-Rhône. Founded by the Romans, this undeniably charming little town was formerly named Carsicis Portus and the port continues to form its centrepiece. Here, lovingly-preserved "pointu" fishing boats happily rub shoulders with ultra-modern infrastructures, designed with sustained development in mind, while land lubbers can lap up the view from one of the many lively café terraces lining the port!

A day in Cassis

Cassis

A day in Cassis

The typically Mediterranean charm of this little village of 8,000 inhabitants resides in its colourful houses, quiet streets, pretty monuments built in local stone, sunny café terraces, and microclimate that gives you the impression you're on holiday all year round! Cassis has every ingredient for a great break!

Cassis Off the Beaten Track

Cassis

Cassis Off the Beaten Track

A humorous walk packed with anecdotes and fascinating facts and figures led by narrator Jean-Pierre Cassely, including Bonaparte in Cassis, the stone of Cassis, Cosquer grotto, the 3 witches, Virginia Woolf, the anchovy fisherman Calendal, the story of Pagnol's film Naïs and much more!