La Ciotat

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownLa Ciotat
Insee code13028
Postcode13600
Latitude43.1736530
Longitude5.6051550
AltitudeFrom 0 to 388 meters
Surface31.46 km²
Population34161 inhabitants
Density1085 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsCeyreste at 5.8 km
Chief townMarseille (at 33 km, 31 min)Cassis at 7.2 km
DepartmentBouches-du-RhôneRoquefort-la-Bédoule at 8.3 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

La Ciotat is located in the middle of a great gulf, named Gulf of Amur, 33 km from Marseille and 40 km from Toulon.

It lies at the heart of the Parc des Calanques. His two creeks, which are the Mugel and Figuerolles differ from those of Cassis by their red color typical forms (eagle's beak, head of dog).

La Ciotat festival every year the memory of the plague in 1720, where she became the breadbasket of Provence as it was the only seaside town spared by it: historical festival where the whole city is transformed and in costume as time.

In March takes place on large regional boat show in the harbor.


SIGHTSEEING

The creek of Mugel, with its garden and the creek Figuerolles are not to be missed. Different creeks of Cassis by the red color of their rock and very typical form, as for example the head of the Capuchin Figuerolles.

Eden, the first film to spread the train entering a station La Ciotat Lumière brothers. Newly renovated identical.

The ridge road between Cassis and La Ciotat for unforgettable vistas, hiking trails and the highest cliffs in Europe.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of La Ciotat
Information pointsTourist Office of La Ciotat
Leisure centresBeach Cyrnos,   Beach Lumière,   Beach Saint-Jean,   Beach of Arène Cros,   Beach of the Capucins,   Beach of the Figuérolles,   Beach of the Liouquet,   Beach of the Mugel,   Big Beach of La Ciotat,   Casino Les Flots Bleus,   Marina Saint Jean,   Marina of La Ciotat,   Marina of the Capucins,   Marina of the Vieux Port,   Museum Ciotaden,   Park of the Mugel
Natural sitesCape Saint-Louis,   Cape Subeyran,   Cape of the Aigle,   Island Verte

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Do not miss the boat show, in March, where boats are exposed to water and where it is possible to try.

The historic festival in late May-early June, reports the episode of the plague of 1720 which helped save La Ciotat Provence of famine being the breadbasket of Provence.

During the two summer months of July and August, night market every night on the old port.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

We must cross the inevitable ridge road between La Ciotat and Cassis, with many departures hikes and breathtaking views on the highest sea cliffs in Europe!

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Laser games in a 600m² mazeEntertainment9 €La Ciotat
Pastis and alcohol distillery tourLocal flavours2 €Aubagne (12.1 km)
Island diving and underwater explorationSports sensations45 €Bandol (12.8 km)
Karting, quad bikes and paintball at the Starter ParkEntertainment12 €Cuges-les-Pins (13.7 km)
Paintball for all on a large woodland siteEntertainmentFrom 30 € to 40 €Aubagne (14.2 km)

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PHOTOS

Wearing La CiotatWearing La Ciotat
 
Harbour and the Church of La CiotatHarbour and the Church of La Ciotat
The MugelThe Mugel
 
The cove takes a blimpThe cove takes a blimp
The cove at nightThe cove at night
 
Crane owned Shipyards La CiotatCrane owned Shipyards La Ciotat
Pointed or boats MarseillePointed or boats Marseille
  

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WEATHER

Wednesday 30 July
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Min. 20°C - Max. 25°C
Thursday 31 July
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Min. 21°C - Max. 26°C
Friday 1 August
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel Restaurant La Calanque de Figuerolles  
9
La Ciotat
CAUTION: To be sure of being placed on the terrace and have a view it is advisable to book at least four days in advance. Ideally located in La Calanque de Figuerolles, classified site,...
Located in La Ciotat33 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Ostréa  
8.6
  SPECIAL OFFER
La Ciotat
Resto-fish - Looking for a specialist seafood in La Ciotat? Facing the Carrefour store, restaurant L'Ostrea you fill. Here, the products are top quality and come straight from the legendary...
Located in La Ciotat26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Murano
La Ciotat
Located in La Ciotat, at the entrance to the area of ​​activity Athélia 1 Le Murano welcomes you for a gourmet break the most successful! In the room with modern décor and a friendly...
Located in La Ciotat20 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 3 bedroomsLa Coulinetto    
6.7
Cassis
Our villa is situated in a private and closed residence, you can walk downtown in order to avoid the immence problem of parking in town. We have three comfortable rooms with private...
Located 7.5 km from La CiotatFrom 75 € to 100 € the double room 
House with 6 bedroomsBastide de la mer    
9.4
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
Beautiful guest rooms in mansion with park and swimming pool located 700 meters from the beach, Saint Cyr sur Mer is a small seaside resort between the Sea and Vines that has kept all...
Located 8 km from La CiotatFrom 80 € to 110 € the double room 
Villa with 2 bedroomsLa florentine    
9.8
Bandol
2 rooms of character in a villa nestled in the pine forest near the beaches and coastal path (800 m), the port of Bandol is 1500 m. rooms with direct access onto a large terrace, swimming...
Located 10.7 km from La Ciotat90 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 3 personsAppartement près de la méditerranée  
8.8
La Ciotat
2 room apartment, comfortable 800 m from the sea in quiet and secure residence.
Located in La CiotatFrom 400 € to 550 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsLe cigalon  
8.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
La Ciotat
Rent for family 3to 4 people in the middle of an exotic garden and facing the pool. Includes an alcove with a bed 140x190 cm, a bathroom with shower enclosed by a cabin, separate toilet....
Located in La CiotatFrom 300 € to 600 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsGrand T2 standing Centre Vue mer Cap  
10
Cassis
Large T2 53m² bright very pleasant with a balcony and two sunny terraces with a beautiful view of 180 ° on the vineyards Castle and Cape Scoundrel (Cap Canaille) and a sea view on the...
Located 6.8 km from La CiotatFrom 590 € to 880 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
220 places over 5 haLes grands pins    
8
Le Castellet
Located in the quiet of a 400 m altitude, under the sun has provençalet the shadow of a large pine pinede. Les offers 200 comfortable and Pitches and 30 locations all equipées. A 20...
Located 14.9 km from La CiotatFrom 18 € to 21 € per day 
66 places over 7,5 haCamping du Garlaban    
7.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
Aubagne
Nestled in the mountains of Garlaban, camping welcomes you in green surroundings of 7.5 acres of pine, oak and olive trees. Located in the hills of Marcel Pagnol, near Marseille and...
Located 14.9 km from La CiotatFrom 20 € to 22 € per day 

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HOTELS

Best Western Premier Hotel Vieux-Port - Hotel in La CiotatBest Western Premier Hotel Vieux-Port     
8.7
La Ciotat
Best Western Premier Vieux-Port is located on the old fishing port of La Ciotat. It offers a rooftop swimming pool overlooking the bay and a hot tub. Decorated in a contemporary style,...
Located in La CiotatRoom from 125 €
Park & Suites Elégance La Ciotat - Hotel in La CiotatPark & Suites Elégance La Ciotat     
7.8
La Ciotat
Located beside the Old Port, this air-conditioned residence features a fitness room and provides free Wi-Fi access. Each studio and apartment is equipped with a kitchenette including...
Located in La CiotatRoom from 89 €
Appart'hôtel Victoria Garden La Ciotat - Hotel in La CiotatAppart'hôtel Victoria Garden La Ciotat     
6.8
La Ciotat
This Appart Hôtel is located 300 metres from the sea, just outside the coastal town of La Ciotat. It has an outdoor swimming pool and air-conditioned apartments with a balcony. Guest...
Located in La CiotatRoom from 89 €

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Novotel Marseille Vieux Port
This Novotel is located in central Marseille, between Catalans Beach and the Vieux Port, a 5-minute walk from each. It has an outdoor swimming pool, spa...
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InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu
InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu is set in a superb 18th century building in the historic quarter of Marseille, a...
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