Cassis is a fishing port south-east of Marseille that has gradually been transformed into a tourist resort. Its privileged location makes it an ideal starting point for an excursion in Provence. Nature lovers are spoilt for choice. An excursion from Cassis can open up the secrets of the Calanques, by land or by sea. The Calanques National Natural Park protects spectacular landscapes and a great diversity of marine flora and fauna. To the south, the cliffs of Cap Canaille can also be explored for a nature getaway. The Sainte-Baume Regional Nature Park rises to 1150 metres and is home to magnificent forests. Spiritual enthusiasts can go, from Cassis, to the Sanctuary of the Grotto of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine.

Do you prefer big cities? An excursion from Cassis can allow you to discover the treasures of Marseille. France’s second largest city is home to extraordinary monuments and museums, picturesque neighbourhoods and lively streets, making for an unforgettable day out.

Culture, heritage or nature? Plan your excursion from Cassis!