Tourist Office Cassis
Cassis - Tourist office
"Qui a vist Paris se noun a vist Cassis, a ren vist"
(He who has seen Paris and not Cassis has seen nothing).
Even if this saying by Frédéric Mistral may seem exaggerated, it nevertheless reflects the interest of this little seaside resort nestling at the foot of the impressive Cape Canaille cliffs. A former Roman trading post, Cassis is very charming, with its quays lined by cafés and restaurants, its jagged coves, its natural beaches and its old town.
There is a very special walk on the Promenade des Lombards. At the top end of this royal path, which links Grande Mer beach to Courton Bay, the view is unique. The walk is full of surprises, starting with the (private) castle: built in the 13th century by Hugues des Baux and remarkably restored, it stands in the middle of an immense garden planted with rare trees. Other places of interest are: the Hotel de Ville (Town Hall) - a former 17th century mansion on a shaded square where Cassis people love to "take the air" and play bowls on summer evenings - and the Musée dArts & Traditions Populaires (Folk Museum).
Many visitors come to see the calanques, stroll around the harbour, savour the fish and shell-fish, and taste the areas excellent wines. Cassis AOC produces a reputed white wine with a very special flavour. It is one of Frances oldest AOCs (guaranteed vintages). The vineyards are on terraced slopes overlooking the sea. The calanques of Cassis and Marseille can be visited on foot or by boat. Port-Miou is a former quarry, 1 km long. It shelters a small harbour. Port-Pin has a nice small, shaded beach. En-Vau is the most remarkable, with its cliffs and its needle rocks it is well-known for its climbing routes and crystal-clear waters.
- Accessible for disabled
- Public car park, Private parking
Information provided by OT Cassis
Access to the Bouches-du-Rhône's hill chains, which are highly exposed to forest fires, is regulated according to the local weather conditions. Thanks to the mobile app 'My Provence Envie de Balade' and the special 0811 20 13 13 hotline, walkers benefit from real-time information and can set out with a peaceful mind.Discover
Where to stay
Villa mitoyenne sur les hauteurs de Cassis, à 600 m du centre ville. Cuisine équipée. Salon/salle à manger, coin nuit avec un lit/1 pers. Deux chambres avec deux lits/1 pers et un lit/2 pers. Salle d'eau. WC indépendants. Terrasse avec vue sur la baie de Cassis équipée d'un salon de jardin.
Hotel Restaurant the Cove M
In a simple, natural scenery and cozy, our rooms, our restaurant and Spa are together to make you spend a pleasant moment of relaxation. The Cove M welcomes you every night for a simple glass with of our tapas or a delicious meal prepared with a kitchen market and fishing.
The unsuspected home
Because the spell belongs to whoever lives, Julie is pleased to welcome you in the guest rooms and the deposits of the Insoupconnee remains in Cassis, where well-being and refinement are more than a just 10 min walk from the coast. With views of the sea and the Cap canaille, the unsuspected…
Inter Hotel Cassitel
The colors are juxtaposed, sounds collide, the village awakens. It is an invitation to share the life Cassidaine of the Interior that offers you this adorable boutique hotel! Ideally located facing the port and the beach, at the very heart of shops, restaurants, cafes, the INTER-HOTEL Cassitel *…
Built in the 1940s, Astoria Villa has the character and the charm of a home on the Riviera. Located by the sea on the peninsula, 5 minutes walk from the port and the creeks, it enjoys a spectacular view of the Bay of Cassis and masterful Cap Canaille.Villa Astoria offers 4 rooms with character…
Things to do
La Ciotat, Cassis
En prenant la route des crêtes entre Cassis et la Ciotat, on découvre les falaises de Soubeyran qui surplombent le littoral. Le point le plus haut c'est le Cap Canaille (399 mètres), la falaise la plus haute d'Europe. La très belle route des Crêtes, tranchée dans les poudingues calcaires,…
Sucr é delices
Véritable Tarte Tropézienne est un mélange de deux crèmes onctueuses et d'une brioche gourmande saupoudrée de généreux grains de sucre...'est non seulement le nom d'une pâtisserie singulière mais c'est également une histoire humaine faite de belles rencontres qui ont participé à…
Fabienne Henry allows you to explore the seabed in the Bay of Cassis Lighthouse Cassidaigne, Riou archipelago, the creeks. First Dive, Underwater Photo, internships, patents, biology, children diving, nitrox diving are offered and a tour of the underwater trail of Lombard. Opportunity to host…
Port de Cassis
Blotti entre les hautes falaises dorées du Cap Canaille et la blanche majesté des Calanques, le petit port de pêche de Cassis symbolise la douceur de vivre en Provence. Les ruelles du centre ancien, ses quais colorés et animés invitent à la flânerie et aux découvertes gourmandes. A…
Located in the heart of the city, the shop of Nat welcomes you every day. Come and discover the range of products the Durance: wellness for the body, but also for your home products: atmosphere, scented candles, scent spray fragrance... A lovely range of linens, with a cheerful color harmony…
TROLIB takes you on its electric vehicles to discover the exceptional sites of Cassis. Inside the village, you slide on an electric scooter for a guided tour, aged from 12 years, and at a speed of up to 25 km/h. Nature, you browse the Calanques national park on an electric MTB. 2 courses: "3…
Le Clos d'Albizzi
The descendants of the Albizzi family open their doors to share a good time with you. Discover their way of life in perpetuating the work in the vineyards with respect for traditions and the environment . Marie-Laure, daughter of the producer, invites you for a visit of her home and for a tasting…
Where to eat
La Villa Madie
The setting is exquisite: a modern villa delicately perched on a balcony overlooking one of the most stunning seaside landscapes of Europe, with dramatic red cliffs, austere pine trees and a clear blue sea. Its food is intimately linked to the landscape: highly experienced chef Dimitri Droisneau…
Open since 1930, the iconic restaurant at Gilbert nests on the port, welcomes you year-round on its terrace overlooking the harbour of Cassis, as well as its floor with a view panoramic on broad. You can also enjoy a bouillabaisse, which the restaurant is a member of the Marseille bouillabaisse…
La Petite Cuisine
Weekdays (Monday to Friday), the elegant and discreet bistro "La Petite Cuisine" is the place where you can enjoy a lunch cooked over a wood fire . Located on the first floor of the gourmet restaurant, you can sample intact or updated traditional specialties and recipes in a decidedly relaxed…
Funny how much pleasure one can derive from this little haunt. Managed with expert know-how since 1970, it is a friendly local, with a modern, chic and understated décor, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the harbour. A quaint little terrace overlooks the car-free streets, where you can…
Paradise at the world's end… La Presqu’île welcomes guests in quiet surroundings, far from the madding crowds, looking ready to weigh anchor. This ship-like restaurant overlooks the entrance to the Calanques, facing Cape Canaille almost at sea level while your kids splash in the paddling…