Popular Accommodations in Cassis
Highlights in Cassis
- Beaches and bays
- Climbing, hiking, cycling, diving
- Casino and art galleries
Most popular in Cassis
Vacation rentals and houses in Cassis
Cassis is a small town in a bay on the Mediterranean between Marseille and Toulon. Located on the famous Cote d'Azur, you can book a vacation rental in Cassis town centre or you can opt for a vacation rental on the outskirts of Cassis. Of course, some holiday apartments are also located directly on the sea, for example on the two public beaches. If this is too close to the water for you, you can of course also choose a holiday apartment or a vacation rental in the hinterland of Cassis. There it is usually a little quieter and you can enjoy the wild romantic landscape with historic vineyards.Everything you need
Whether you opt for a holiday apartment or a vacation rental in the interior of the municipality of Cassis, close to the beach or the city centre, you don't have to do without anything. In the city itself you will find mostly holiday apartments, of course also with terrace, balcony and sea view. Nevertheless, you can also book vacation rentals in the old town of Cassis, which offer you every comfort. Among other things, vacation rentals with sauna, playground, whirlpool or fireplace are available for you. Even villas with pool are available as vacation rentals in Cassis.
Holiday in Cassis
Location and orientation
Cassis is a relatively small town with not even 8000 inhabitants. Framed by the coastal rocks called Calanques, the city is well protected in a bay. Already more than 2500 years ago the first people settled here and lived among other things from viticulture and fishing. Due to its location between Marseille (30 km) and Toulon (42 km) and the many hours of sunshine, Cassis is not only a popular holiday destination, but also a popular excursion destination.steep coast, sandy beaches, rocky bays and a historic city centre
Two public beaches, the Plage La Grande Mer and the Plage du Bestouan, are open to the public and are under surveillance and invite you to swim and sunbathe. In addition, there are some smaller, somewhat remote, rocky bays where swimming is also possible. Dives are also possible from there.
Travelers and Activities
Between Cassis and Marseille lie the famous Calanques, which are equally popular with hikers and climbers and have been declared a National Park. But the town is also the starting point for cycling tours to Provence. Cave paintings and crystal clear water invite divers and of course sailing on the Mediterranean Sea is also very popular. Another way to experience the landscape is a trip to Clos Sainte Magdeleine, where the historic vineyards of Cassis are located.Experience modern and historical art in Cassis
Friends of modern art will be interested in the many art galleries. The history of the place is shown in the museum of Cassis. Other historical buildings are the town hall or the lighthouse. Unfortunately, the medieval fortress can no longer be visited, but you can book a apartment in Cassis there. In addition, the beach promenade invites you to take a stroll.
Cassis says it offers the best bouillabaisse in the world.
Top travel tips
The fishermen's festival is celebrated at the end of June and is still of enormous importance. And on the first Sunday in September, the popular Winzerfest is celebrated every year with specialities from the region. Particularly worth seeing is also the listed staircase of the Maison de l'Europe from the 17th century.Visit of the Calanques
Especially in the summer months, when the Calanques are closed for hikers, boat trips to the famous cliffs are worthwhile, of which the Cap Canaille is the most famous.The little prince sends his regards
On the peninsula of Port Miou lies the Sentier Du Petit Prince nature trail dedicated to the author Antone de Saint-Exupèry. Compared to the Calanques it is open all year round.