La Ciotat

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TownLa Ciotat
Insee code13028
AltitudeFrom 0 to 388 meters
Surface31.46 km²
Population34161 inhabitants
Density1085 inhabitants/km²


National labelsCeyreste at 6.6 km (15 min)
Chief townMarseille (at 33 km, 31 min)Roquefort-la-Bédoule at 11.2 km (14 min)
DepartmentBouches-du-RhôneCassis at 12.5 km (20 min)
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town


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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.


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


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.


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
Island diving and underwater explorationSports sensations45 €Bandol (12.8 km)
Paintball for all on a large woodland siteEntertainmentFrom 30 € to 40 €Aubagne (14.2 km)
Exhibition at a designers’ workshopCraftFreeSanary-sur-Mer (17.1 km)
Laser game with 3 mazesEntertainmentFrom 8 € to 60 €Marseille (19.3 km)

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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



La Ciotat, Cassis, Carry-le-Rouet, Sausset-les-Pins and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer will delight the fans of relaxation
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Friday 30 January
Min. 7°C - Max. 10°C
Saturday 31 January
Min. 4°C - Max. 10°C
Sunday 1 February
Min. 3°C - Max. 7°C


Italian restaurantTrattoria Da Sergio  
La Ciotat
OLD PORT - A few minutes walk from the port of La Ciotat, located in a quiet lane, the Trattoria Da Sergio is known for its home cooking of southern Italy. A SMALL BOUT OF NAPLES -...
Located in La Ciotat28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Citadin  
La Ciotat
DOWNTOWN - Just steps from the Old Port of La Ciotat, in a small alley, is the Le Citadin restaurant. Cozy atmosphere for traditional cuisine with Mediterranean touches. SOUTH ORIENTED...
Located in La Ciotat22 € per person 
Provençal restaurantLa Tête d'Ail  
La Ciotat
Cuisine Maison - Accueil & ambiance Décontractés - Les Moules à l'éclade comme au Cabanon - Le Restaurant La tete d'ail a ouvert en Juin 2014
Located in La Ciotat28 € per person 

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Villa with 3 bedroomsLa Coulinetto    
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 
Villa with 2 bedroomsLa florentine    
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 Ciotat100 € the double room 
Castle with 3 bedroomsChateau de jouques    
Jouques Castle is near the Business Park Gemenos... Discover an oasis of greenery and history. The Castle (former hunting lodge of the eighteenth century) welcomes guests all year round...
Located 11.8 km from La CiotatFrom 100 € to 140 € the double room 

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Apartment for 4 personsT2 dans résidence 13600 la ciotat   NEW
La Ciotat
T2 apartment very well equipped in quiet and secure residence on the 1st floor of small Btm 2 storey 45sqm 1 bedroom 1 bed 2 pers- 1 entry with 1 bed 1 living room with sofa bed for...
Located in La CiotatFrom 450 € to 650 € per week 
Villa for 5 personsVilla for 5 persons   NEW
La Ciotat
Independent villa 3 bedrooms for 5 persons 900 m walk from the city center, 1.5 km from the beaches, 100 m from shops. After a narrow entrance, you will discover the villa set back...
Located in La CiotatFrom 450 € to 780 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsAppartement près de la méditerranée  
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 

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220 places over 5 haLes grands pins    
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 18.50 € to 21.50 € per day 
66 places over 7,5 haCamping du Garlaban    
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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Best Western Premier Hotel Vieux-Port - Hotel in La CiotatBest Western Premier Hotel Vieux-Port     
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 85 €
Park & Suites Elégance La Ciotat - Hotel in La CiotatPark & Suites Elégance La Ciotat     
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 48 €
Le Marina B - Hotel in La CiotatLe Marina B     
La Ciotat
Marina B is a cinema-themed hotel, located on the beach at La Ciotat. It offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi, some of which feature private terraces with panoramic sea views. Le Marina...
Located in La CiotatRoom from 45 €

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Best Western Premier Hotel Vieux-Port
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...
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