La Ciotat is a town that has always been open to the sea! Discover all the nautical activities it has to offer...
The Calanques National Park
The Parc National des Calanques – protecting, welcoming and informing Created on 18 April 2012, the Parc National des Calanques is France’s 10th national park and the first in Europe to include land, sea and semi-urban areas. At the heart of Provence’s limestone coast, the national park, which stretches over the municipalities of Marseille, Cassis and La Ciotat, is world-famous for its sublime landscapes, its remarkable biodiversity and its cultural wealth. [...]
La Ciotat has over seven kilometers of seafront. Sandy beaches, rocky inlets and sheltered creeks are the perfect setting for the pleasures of swimming in the sea. Two marked beaches offer a variety of facilities for all visitors: the Lumière beach, with Tourisme & Handicap certification and adapted chairs for people with disabilities and the non-smoking beach. Discover the beach facilities for people with disabilities Five companies hire mattresses, deck chairs and parasols in La Ciotat. […]
The town of La Ciotat has is a labelled four-star nautical resort for the quality of its nautical facilities: The town has four marinas and many associations and clubs offering all kinds of activities throughout the year. Activities available Diving Sailing Fishing Kayaking Boating lessons Other activities Sea excursions – tours of the calanques Boat hire The ports of La Ciotat Marinas Water sports centre
Les Amis des Calanques offer four routes exploring the calanques (rocky inlets) between La Ciotat and Marseille, from Le Mugel to Sormiou. Departures from the Old Port in La Ciotat From April to November Times and boats may be changed depending on bookings. Departures take place every day, except in bad weather, with a minimum of 15 passengers. [...]