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Address: 13260 Cassis, France
Phone Number: 0892390103
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Amazing colours, cliffs.

We went by boat from the quay at Cassis. They are easy to reach, and we enjoyed every minute. We saw five calanques and each was a little different., all really beautiful in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went by boat from the quay at Cassis. They are easy to reach, and we enjoyed every minute. We saw five calanques and each was a little different., all really beautiful in different ways.The boat was clean, freshly-serviced and professionally skippered. Only downside - we did not have the grandchildren with us.

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Cassis in Sept 2015...apart from being a charming little seaport (away from the ostentation of much of the Med.) with a remarkably diverse selection of cheese, Olives, produce, clothing etc on it's market day...it the BEST departure point to explore the Calanques by boat. If you depart from Marseille, you spend a lot longer on open water, getting... More 

Thank Fiona A
Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful landscape typical from the south of France. The weather was really nice, but i think the best season to visit it must be spring

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Province of Rome, Italy
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183 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

“He who has seen Paris and who has not seen Cassis can say … I have seen nothing.” Frédéric Mistral Nobel Prize laureate How could anyone make such a bold statement about Cassis, France, a medieval village in Provence? After just a few hours in this village on the Mediterranean coast, I began to understand. It is really really expensive... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a 45 minute boat tour of the area around Cassis. It was a lovely trip, but the boat didn't stop anywhere. It was very busy with heaps of boats sightseeing, even kayaks which wouldn't have been comfortable as the water was quite rough. All along the coastline, people were sunbaking on the cliffs - like mountain goats. We'd... More 

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Turku, Finland
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Worth the hike, and then some. If you are in the area, you MUST visit these gorgeous hills. It's absolutely breathtaking!

Thank tcfd0618
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

over priced Cassis! For your money your far better off in Ciotat or St Maxime where priced are somewhat reasonable. Cassis is a definite no-no for anyone more sense than money for it is filled with characters with more money than sense. Shame on the local businesses for over-pricing.

Thank JonathonLondon
Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Go on a quiet day - out of peak tourist season - and this is an oasis of calm and beauty. You can walk around or bring a mat, and just soak up the vitamin d.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This is well worth the hike. One of the most beautiful places we have visit. Note - you must like the outdoors and a bit of hiking. We took a few trains and a bus to get here and begin our hike, but it was well worth it.

Thank nmjr11
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

When in Cassis take one of the boat trips to experience some wonderful views of the Celanques. You will also see the house featured in the French Connection.

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