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La Ciotat

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La Ciotat - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bouches-du-Rhône
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLa Ciotat
Postcode13600
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Latitude43.1736530 (N 43° 10’ 25”)
Longitude5.6051550 (E 5° 36’ 19”)
Surface area31.46 km²
Population34487 inhabitants
Density1096 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMarseille (33 km, 31 min)
Insee code13028
IntercommunalityCU de Marseille Provence Métropole
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
RegionProvence

Nearest cities & towns

Ceyreste6.6 km (15 min)
Roquefort-la-Bédoule11.2 km (14 min)
Cassis12.5 km (20 min)
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer16.2 km (19 min)
Carnoux-en-Provence16.6 km (22 min)
Aubagne16.8 km (19 min)
Gémenos19.8 km (24 min)
Cuges-les-Pins21 km (28 min)
La Penne-sur-Huveaune22 km (23 min)
La Cadière-d'Azur22 km (22 min)
Roquevaire22 km (27 min)
Le Castellet23 km (25 min)
Le Beausset24 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

La Ciotat port and church
La Ciotat port and church
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Arena Cros
Arena Cros
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Pointed or boats Marseille
Pointed or boats Marseille
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The creek Figuerolles and Bec de l'Aigle
The creek Figuerolles and Bec de l'Aigle
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The creek Figuerolles
The creek Figuerolles
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The Mugel
The Mugel
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Wearing La Ciotat
Wearing La Ciotat
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The shipyard
The shipyard
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The creek jack an airship
The creek jack an airship
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Crane owned shipyards La Ciotat
Crane owned shipyards La Ciotat
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The creek night
The creek night
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pine in Cros Arena aplomb
pine in Cros Arena aplomb
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Electric mountain biking in Calanques National Park
Sports sensations31 € to 39 € Cassis (8.2 km)
Island diving and underwater exploration
Sports sensations45 € Bandol (12.8 km)
Sea trip on a traditional sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors1700 € to 2200 € Marseille (17.6 km)
Bespoke cruise on a live-in sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors350 € to 4050 € Six-Fours-les-Plages (19.4 km)
Segway Hoverboard excursion
Sports sensations35 € to 350 € Marseille (21 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Soft path
Village visitEasy1h00La Ciotat
Route des Crêtes clifftop road and Cap Canaille
Car itineraryEasy1h30Cassis (7.2 km)
Grand Gaou Island
HikeEasy1h00Six-Fours-les-Plages (21 km)
tour of the historic mining center
HikeEasy4h20Gréasque (29 km)
Caramy Gorges
HikeEasy4h00Tourves (37 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels