Things to see and do - La Ciotat
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Hit head-on by the world-wide crisis in shipbuilding La Ciotat has had to undergo a conversion. They have gone for tourism since the old town of Citharista has been handed the trump cards of beaches, under-sea park and lively fishing port. La Ciotat is a favourable place for creativity: Louis Lumière focused his camera there and created the first film ever to immortalise the resort of La Ciotat. As for Jules Lenoir, it is less well known that he invented Boules
Tourist attractions La Ciotat : Things to see and do
av. du Mugel F - 13600 La Ciotat
Lovely view of the Île Verte from the calanque.
596 av. des Calanques F - 13600 La Ciotat
This protected natural park can be explored via a waymarked path. Keen botanists will be enthused by oaks, mimosas, laurel trees, arbutus, herbs and myrtles. There is a lovely view over La Ciotat and around from the summit (150m).
D40 F - 13600 La Ciotat
The peculiar rock formations (similar the Rocher du Capucin) and cliffs pierced with sharply ridged cavities lend this calanque plenty of personality.
Hotels La Ciotat
44 Bd de la République F - 13600 La Ciotat
Prix Prices from : 62 €
Located in the centre of La Ciotat and 200 metres from the port is Hôtel La Rotonde. It is 500 metres from the beach and offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking on site. Rooms at La Rotonde are decorated in Mediterranean colours and feature an LC..
142 Boulevard De La République F - 13600 La Ciotat
Prix Prices from : 60 €
In central La Ciotat, Les Lavandes is located 600 metres from the harbour and beaches, and close to the Calanques cliffs. All the rooms have free Wi-Fi. Each room has an en suite with shower and TV. Continental breakfast is served daily. Les Lava..
252, quai François Mitterrand F - 13600 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, each of the 5 floors at this hotel has an individual colour sche..
Restaurants La Ciotat
Corniche du Liouquet F - 13600 La Ciotat
This small house covered in Virginia creeper and with a terrace planted with olive trees stands in a welcoming Provençal setting. Delicious, sun-blessed cuisine with a southern French flavour.
126 corniche du Liouquet F - 13600 La Ciotat
Nans Gaillard, a local man and ambitious young chef, had a childhood dream of opening his own restaurant in La Ciotat, by the water's edge - and that is exactly what he has done! His tasty and highly skilful cooking is a reminder that, although young..