Things to see and do - La Ciotat
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
In the shadow of the Cap de l'Aigle rock is this creek, which offers a lovely view over the Île Verte.
596 avenue des Calanques
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).
Nestling in the bottom of a green valley, studded with spectacular puddingstone cliffs with cavities and strange rock formations (such as the Rocher du Capucin, standing alone at the front to the right), this beautiful creek is lovely for sunbathing ..
Hotels La Ciotat
142 Boulevard De La République F - 13600 La Ciotat
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..
44 Bd de la République F - 13600 La Ciotat
Prix Prices from : 49 €
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..
121, Boulevard Beau Rivage F - 13600 La Ciotat
Prix Prices from : 62 €
This family-run hotel is ideally located on the sea side and faces the main sandy beach of La Ciotat. It offers a terrace. Some rooms at the Hotel Miramar offer stunning views of the sea. Each air-conditioned room is equipped with a private bathroom..
Restaurants La Ciotat
4 place Victor-Dedieu 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..
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.