La Ciotat

Less posh than its little neighbor of Cassis, La Ciotat seems to mix genres: big shipyard crane, historical center of the lanes, some small urban beaches and beautiful coves a little further ... La Ciotat is also a very present culture this is where the Lumière brothers invented the cinema (the famous arrival at the station!), but we would have played for the first time at the bowling ... well, almost a place of pilgrimage for many! Must La Ciotat The historical center, nice and friendly, the old port to the street Hairy and shops narrowed streets, shady squares, churches and chapels ... The creeks, beyond the massive spout of eagle: that Figuerolles is a classified site! The road of Crètes: towards Cassis, a spectacular route that overlooks a steep cliff, interspersed with creeks. The Green Island: not far off the port of La Ciotat, shuttles connect this small island planted with numerous Aleppo pines. History: La Ciotat and cinema In La Ciotat the Lumière brothers invented cinema would, in turn including '' The arrival of La Ciotat train station '', one of the first films made of history ... some viewers were convinced that the train bearing down on them! Or sleep ? Several hotels, primarily classified between 2 and 3 stars, are located near the port or beaches. There are also some tourist homes and cottages. For smaller budgets, there is camping. For longer stays, consider to seasonal rentals (apartments, houses ...). Identity Population: about 35,000 inhabitants Department: Bouches-du-Rhône Postcode: 13600 L