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 d’Arts & Traditions Populaires (Folk Museum).

Many visitors come to see the calanques, stroll around the harbour, savour the fish and shell-fish, and taste the area’s excellent wines. Cassis AOC produces a reputed white wine with a very special flavour. It is one of France’s 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
  • Marque Qualité Tourisme
  • Ville fleurie : 3 fleurs

Information provided by OT Cassis

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Where to stay

La Vassal
Holiday rental

La Vassal

Cassis

Tél.: 06 63 48 17 87 Charmante Villa de 180 m2 située au sein d'une propriété familiale de 3 hectares entourée de vignes et de collines qui vous procurera la tranquillité absolue. Idéale pour se retrouver en famille ou entre amis dans une ambiance chaleureuse et conviviale où l'on se…

Au Son Des Cigales
Holiday rental

Au Son Des Cigales

Cassis

Very nice flat between the port and the Bestouan beach for 2 to 3 persons Ideally located : 5 minutes walk from Bestouan beach and the city center, direct access to hiking trails in the Calanques (15 minutes walk from Port-Miou), in a residential area, this comfortable apartment of 30 sqm ,…

Le Cap
Holiday rental

Le Cap

Cassis

In a lovely residence with a caretaker, swimming pool and tennis court, overlooking Cassis bay: 30sq.m studio with a large 8sq.m balcony with a view of the sea and Cap Canaille, including: entrance hall, living room, kitchen corner and bathroom. Private parking space in front of the ground floor…

Auberge de Jeunesse de Cassis
Youth-Hostel

Auberge de Jeunesse de Cassis

Cassis

Less than 7 year old children are not accepted. No shower. Bring your own food. 12 km from Cassis, located in the Calanques Massif. Use of kitchen, sharing of housework. Solar and wind-powered electricity.

Cap Cassis
Holiday rental

Cap Cassis

Cassis

Third-floor (no elevator) apartment in home just 100 m from village. Beautiful view of village, sea and Cape Canaille. Large main room with 2-person sofabed and double bed with dresser compartments. Fireplace. Separate kitchen with windowalls. Washroom. Separate toilet. Patio furniture. Parking.

Inter Hotel Cassitel
Hotel

Inter Hotel Cassitel

Cassis

The colours jostle and the sounds clash as the village wakes. It's an invitation to share in the life of Cassis from the inside that is proposed by this adorable, charming hotel! /Ideally situated facing the harbour and the beach, in the very heart of the shopping, restaurant and café area, the…

Le Coteau
Holiday rental

Le Coteau

Cassis

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La Bastidaine
B&B

La Bastidaine

Cassis

Maud and Gabriel, both natives of the region, will give you a friendly welcome in their restored vineyard farmhouse 1.5 km from the village and beach, and 10 min on foot from the station. Heated pool with a view of the vineyards and pinewoods. We will be sure to advise you regarding the walks in…

Villa Carina
Holiday rental

Villa Carina

Cassis

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.

Things to do

Astérix
Nautical leisure

Astérix

Cassis

Bateau ( capacité : 12 personnes) qui réalise la visite des calanques tous les jours de l'année selon les conditions météorologiques.

JCF Boat Services
Nautical leisure

JCF Boat Services

Cassis

JCF Boat Services welcomes you at Cassis Harbour to take you on a tour of the Calanques on-board our vintage boats. A warm welcome and professional explanations are guaranteed. A wide range of boats await you. Booking by phone, email, Facebook.

Domaine Saint Louis-JAYNE
Wines

Domaine Saint Louis-JAYNE

Cassis

Domaine situé sur les hauts coteaux de Cassis où les pentes sont ventilées par les brises marines. Vente directe de vin AOC CASSIS (blanc, rosé, rouge) uniquement en bouteilles de 0.375 cl, 0.75 cl et Magnums. Vente de Miel et Câpres de Cassis. Possibilité de personnaliser (contre…

Divino
Fashion / shopping

Divino

Cassis

Sommelier with 25 years' standing, Philippe shares his passion for wine with you in his cellar. You will be able to taste his wines on the spot, take a complete selection of local (the 12 Cassis wine estates) and regional wines away with you, and also a broad range of Champagnes. Not to mention…

Calanque de Port Pin
Shore

Calanque de Port Pin

Marseille

Port Pin est la plus petite des trois calanques près de Cassis, c'est elle qui offre le paysage le plus doux, avec ses pinèdes qui descendent jusq'au ras de l'eau et sa plage de sable.

Musée municipal  d'art et traditions populaires
Cultural place

Musée municipal d'art et traditions populaires

Cassis

A deux pas du port, au coeur de la ville, celui-ci est logé dans un ancien presbytère du début du XVII. Le bâtiment est sévère, mais l'intérieur, tout de charme et d'équilibre, séduit dés l'entrée. Les expositions permanentes ou temporaires s'y succèdent. Noël y est fêté…

Museum of perfume...
Producer

Museum of perfume...

Cassis

L'EAU DE CASSIS - Perfumer-creator since 1851.../?by LORENZO SALVAIRE//A family secret handed down from one generation to the next./ /It was in 1851 that their Piedmontese great great grandfather, LORENZO SALVAIRE, made his first perfume with its unique fragrance for a passing great lady from the…

Domaine des Quatre Vents
Wines

Domaine des Quatre Vents

Cassis

Le domaine appartient à la famille depuis la fin du XIXème siècle. - 9 hectares - Blancs, rosés et rouges Le Blanc a une robe cristalline, un nez complexe où se marient élégamment les senteurs d'agrumes, de fleurs blanches et de garrigue (ciste, buis…) en bouche, il est charnel,…

Le Flipper
Nautical leisure

Le Flipper

Cassis

Capacité de transport: 12 personnes

Where to eat

Le Chaudron
Cuisine de Provence

Le Chaudron

Cassis

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…

La Villa Madie
Food guide restaurant

La Villa Madie

Cassis

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…

La Petite Cuisine
Food guide restaurant

La Petite Cuisine

Cassis

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…

La Défonce
Cuisine de Provence

La Défonce

Cassis

Friendly restaurant, chilled out atmosphere.

Nino
Food guide restaurant

Nino

Cassis

Family cassidenne institution since 1962. Nino makes you discover and rediscover the seafood. The chef and his team pays special attention to use fresh produce, everything is homemade: bouillabaisse, Montparnasse, fish of the day... Kitchen open for the pleasure of the eyes!

Chez Gilbert
Cuisine de Provence

Chez Gilbert

Cassis

Open since 1930, the iconic restaurant Chez Gilbert nestling on the harbour side welcomes you all year round on its terrace overlooking the Cassis roads, and in its first-floor dining room with a panoramic view of the sea. /You will be able to enjoy a bouillabaisse, and the restaurant is a member…

La Presqu'ile
Food guide restaurant

La Presqu'ile

Cassis

The place, at the tip of a peninsula between Cassis and its famous Calanques, is quite simply magical. As if set down on the rocks facing Cap Canaille, the restaurant 'la Presqu'île' honours these idyllic surroundings by proposing its inventive cooking, with the flavours of Provence and the…

Inspirations

The Olive

The Olive

Terroir

Olive oil, olive soap and olives with herbs… A fruit you can't do without!

Quince

Quince

A story that will make you turn to jelly...

As yellow as sunshine and as warm as a winter fireplace... The quince isn't very pretty, but the people of Provence love it. You could even say that a passion has been born between this irregular-shaped fruit, somewhat resembling a dented, rustic pear and our lovers of jams, jellies and pastes.

The soap

The soap

Tradition

'Savon de Marseille', how to tell the real from the fake

Sardines

Sardines

Terroir

This summer fish is the stuff both legends and dishes are made of