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's Mugel, with its garden and the creek of Figuerolles are not to be missed. Different from the creeks of Cassis by the color of their rock and form very typical, as for example the head of the Capuchin to Figuerolles.
Eden, the first film to spread the train entering a station La Ciotat the Lumière brothers.
The ridge road, between Cassis and La Ciotat for its unforgettable views, hiking trails and the highest cliffs in Europe.