©

Cassis trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Cassis

4
Geologic Formations · Piers & Boardwalks · Outdoor Activities
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. The wines of Cassis are white and rosé, and not to be confused with crème de cassis, a specialty of Burgundy which takes its name from blackcurrants (cassis), not the commune.GeographyThe town is situated on the Mediterranean coast, about 20km east of Marseille. Cap Canaille 394m, between Cassis and La Ciotat ("the civitas") is one of the highest maritime bluffs in Europe, a sailor's landmark for millennia. It is east of Marseille and in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône. One of its main beach, called "Bestouan" is made cooler by a karstic source.HistoryThe site where Cassis now sits was first occupied between 500 and 600 BC by the Ligures, who constructed a fortified habitation at the top of the Baou Redon. These people lived by fishing, hunting, and by farming.
With the Inspirock international travel planner, Cassis and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Cassis

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Cassis

NiceTrip planner BEST FOR: Landmark, Historic Walking Area, Lookout MarseilleTrip planner BEST FOR: Religious Site, Pier / Boardwalk, History Museum CannesTrip planner BEST FOR: Forest, Historic Walking Area, Landmark Aix-en-ProvenceTrip planner BEST FOR: Art Museum, Specialty Museum, Historic Walking Area AvignonTrip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Bridge, Landmark