A weekend in Cassis

If you are a lover of the South of France, why not consider a little break to Cassis. A small, charming and pictoresque town located just 30 minutes from Marseille, Cassis is easily accessed by a regular train services, costing just 5 euros.  The TGV from Paris to Marseille takes only 3.5 hrs and prices are normally affordable.

Book a Calanque tour, the toursim office nearby the port is helpful or you can simply find the boats at the port to get your tickets. Suggest buying them 20 mintes before the tour starts. 20 euros buys a boat tours of around 1.5-2 hrs. You will see amazing, gigantic rock formations, be able to admire the turquoise shades of the Mediteraean, as the boats weaves in and out of the Calanques.

Model shoot in the Calanques


‘Chez Gilbert’ is at the port front and specialises in seafood.  Entree, main, dessert plus wine should cost around 65 euros per person. The seafood is good and the atmosphere around this small fishing port is really pleasant at night, and makes for good people watching during the day.

For night time activities, there is a casino walking distance from the port, or if you are feeling energetic climb to the top of the castle and check our the view over the port.

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