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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Route
“magnifique route avec vue magnifique vue sur la mer et le cap canaille. splendid road with splendid view seen on the sea and the cape Canaille”
  • 29 locals recommend
Spa
“Cassis was once a small fishing port, however today, this idyllically situated village is a close rival to Saint Tropez! Some fishing boats still work from the small port, but the main business on this part of the Mediterranean is boat tours of the Calanques. Calanques and small, picturesque limestone coves along the coastline between Cassis and Marseille - a boat trip to see them is highly recommended. You can choose from a tour of 3-9 calanques, ranging from 45-90 minutes duration. The prettiest are the three closest to Cassis. There are lots of nice shops, cafés and restaurants in the village and you can book 24 hours ahead (with several restaurants) if you'd like to try the famous fish dish called 'Bouillabaisse'. The port area is wonderful to walk around and explore, you can also swim adjacent to the port under the large hill which has an impressive chateau atop it - reputably owned by the Michelin family. A drive to the top of nearby Cap Canaille (the highest sea cliff in France) along the Route des Crete is not for the faint-hearted, but offers an amazing panoramic view of the impressive coast and Cassis below. It is amazing at sunset! Cassis is approximately 60 minutes drive from Jouques, which includes about €5 toll fees on the autoroute, each way.”
  • 213 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“La route des crêtes à faire en voiture de La Ciotat à Cassis falaises de Cassis les plus hautes d'Europe en bord de mer; vues à coupée le souffle. C'est à cet endroit que le film avec Louis de Funès a été tourné ( sur un arbre perché)”
  • 29 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Top notch chef for special occasions with spectacular views. They also have a bistrot which is less pricey.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Establishment
“Boarding for boat trip in the Calanques (one of the top places of interest in Provence-Côte d'Azur)”
  • 22 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“of its unique atmosphere, full of local (upper end) customers. and its italian food is pretty good too !”
  • 22 locals recommend
Route
“If you are coming by car this is a splendid place with a breathtaking view of the sunset. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Casino
“Avis aux joueurs de machine à sous, black jack et roulette, le casino de Cassis vous attend à n'importe qu'elle heure du jour ou de la nuit.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Excellent fish « en croute de sel » and beach location. Very friendly service.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Marché de la Plaine: every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning where you can find food, makeup, clothing, household items and more and low prices! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Food is excellent and the spot is spectacular. Swim below on private beach. Pair with a drive to Cap Canaille, for the best view of the Mediterranean from above (high sea cliff). ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bay
“Accessible par chemin de randonnée à partir de la Calanque de Port Miou à Cassis. Comptez environ 30 minutes de marche. Calanque très boisée avec des eaux bleues turquoises, masque et tuba recommandés.”
  • 13 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Possibly best restaurant in Cassis for boullabaisse. Must be ordered in advance with a reservation. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful beach, clear water, great for swimming with nice restaurants available on the beach”
  • 11 locals recommend
Beach
“Jolie plage dans un cadre exceptionnel , avec à deux pas le port de cassis et de nombreux restaurants , bars et glacier Attention difficile de se garer pour se baigner l'eau peut etre un peu plus froide qu'ailleur”
  • 7 locals recommend
Road
“highest sea cliff in Europe. Fantastic views, great walks off road mountain biking, road cycling or running”
  • 10 locals recommend