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Backpacking Cassis

There is a few things you should know about Cassis hostels and the city in general. Besides comparing you the best and cheapest hostels in Cassis, we also highlight what we have liked, disliked and things to look out for.

Located at the coast of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, the small town of Cassis, Provence, France, is home to around seven thousand seven hundred people. In summer, the population increases a lot since the region is a popular holiday destination. People visit the town to relax and to enjoy the summer sun, the Mediterranean Sea, and its natural beauty. Cassis is well known for its beautiful cliffs and the sheltered inlets (in French, calanques). Another famous product from this region is Cassis wine. It is easy to get to this small coastal town -- you can either take a train, a local bus service from Marseille, or use your own car. Do not forget that the sharp bends around Cassis can be challenging for drivers.

Cassis is a classic summer holiday destination. Therefore, you can find numerous hotels, apartments, campsites, and a couple of hostels in Cassis, Provence, France. Most Cassis, Provence, France hostels are located in the centre; since it is a small town, it is easy to walk around everywhere. The central location of Cassis, Provence, France hostels and hotels make the stay even more comfortable. Free Wi-Fi is pretty much standard in any accommodation.

The beach life is the main attraction in Cassis. There are different beaches available -- not only one main beach. All of the beaches can be very busy during the peak season. Do not miss out the Calanques, the very steep-walled inlets and bays along the coastline. You can hike or take a boat trip to discover the amazing landscape.

The town has more to offer than just the beach life. Place Baragnon is a square in the centre of the town. The architecture is really lovely -- you can find buildings from the seventeenth century, such as the town hall and the Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions. This museum (in French, Musée d'Art et Traditions Populaires de Cassis) is a worthwhile visit for culture and art lovers. The origins of the church Saint Michel date back to the sixteenth century. The building with the current design was constructed in the late nineteenth century. This church is a suitable option for architecture lovers.
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Things to do in Cassis

Here is a few more tips from the community. Other travelers share their best tips on backpacking Cassis:

I wish I could be in Cassis right now! Go with friends to Cassis and stay in the hostel on top of the hills!


Heaven and Cassis are one in the same. The weather is so perfect that a bit of fog drives people off the beach in droves!


Cassis is a wonderfull village. Way too many tourists in July almost no parking. But if you can stand a walk spend many days if you can. It's quaint, friendly with lots of great food and wine.


This is the Rivieras best kept secret - it's where we all hope to spend our holidays - the Riviera as it used to be - before the mobs arrived. Charming, quaint, picturesque, just perfect in fact - but don't tell too many people, or they'll spoil it for us!

Janet Aldworth

We stumbled into Cassis by advice of fellow travelers and I am still thinking of the beautiful, quaint town years later. I would love to be able to go back in the future. You must go.


Cassis is wonderful, but in the summer very touristy. But when you walk a little bit, you will find beautiful beaches with many people.


I found my way to Cassis ten years ago and have never forgotten the experience.


Cassis is beautiful! Go there no matter what!


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