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Reasons to Visit Picturesque Seaside Cassis Anytime

Cassis is a picturesque town a little over 90 minutes from Sablet snuggled at the bottom of a steep bowl of land along the Mediterranean Sea between calanques (small coastal fjords with tall cliffs), about 25 km east of Marseille. Picture Perfect Setting The village of Cassis is set on …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceKeith Van SickleLocals Travel Tips

Calanques the Stunning Fjords of Provence

The Fjords of Provence Just east of Marseille lays the charming coastal town of Cassis, nestled at the bottom of steep, vineyard-covered hills that come almost to the sea. It’s so adorably cute that you might think you are walking into a postcard. There’s nothing better than a stroll through …

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Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore: Travel in Provence

Cassis Seaside Town The Charm of a Bygone Era

“He who has seen Paris and not Cassis has seen nothing.”—Frédéric Mistral; Provençal writer and poet and 1904 Nobel Prize winner in literature. In just under two hours from our peaceful Vaucluse department in Provence, we arrive at the top of Cassis. Upon exiting our car and breathing in the …

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Cassis Port Views
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in Provence

A Day in Cassis with Friends and Lunch at Chez Gilbert Restaurant

Cassis is a picturesque town a little over 1 and 1/2 hours from Sablet, tucked into a curve along the Mediterranean Sea between the calanques (little coastal fjords with tall cliffs), about 20 km east of Marseille. It’s a fishing port on a steep hillside with vineyards and pastel-coloured houses …

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Spend Friday in Provencal Menu

Contributor blog post by Michel: If you have been to Cassis, you won’t be surprised to know that it’s one of our favorite towns in Provence. Happily, it only takes 1 hour and half to drive from Sablet to Cassis. The picturesque town is tucked into a stunning location along …

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Views from Les Baux de Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Top Locals Tips from Three Provencal Artists

Famous artists such as Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso and Van Gogh captured the “painter’s light” and the stunning, natural beauty of Provence. Recently, we featured three talented artists based in the South of France a region that continues to inspire and bolster their creative confidence. In case you missed their stories, …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

A Sea-side Lunch in Cassis

Cassis is located just east of Marseille and is very famous for the adjacent large towering white cliffs.  The cliffs are equally stunning as those found along the English Chanel in Normandy. There are beautiful inlets called les Calanques that are accessible mostly by boat, or in some cases by …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Discover Provence Top Picks in Provence

Sarah Pernet spends her days guiding visitors around Provence. Her company Discover Provence founded only four years ago, has already achieved Trip Advisor certificates of excellence and Rick Steves’ stamp of approval. You can read the full story here. We asked Sarah to share her Perfectly Provence picks with readers: …

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David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Cassis is Perfect on a Sunday for Lunch

What is there better to do on a warm Summer Sunday than visit Cassis – 27 degrees forecast today, leave early, take a walk along the calanques, ( inland waterways with high cliff faces), be seated for lunch by 12.30 at one of the many port side restaurants, Explore this …

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Discover Provence Sarah and Rick Steves @AboutProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Discover Provence Tours with Locals

It must have been a bit of a let down for Sarah Pernet, the founder of Discover Provence, to meet with travel guru Rick Steves one week and myself the next. It is obvious why Discover Provence (established 2012) is on Mr. Steves’ radar, this young company has achieved the …

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