38 days in La Ciotat & Marseille Itinerary

38 days in La Ciotat & Marseille Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to La Ciotat
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La Ciotat
— 13 nights
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Marseille
— 24 nights
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto

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La Ciotat

— 13 nights
La Ciotat is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Ciotat: Dune La Londe (in La Londe Les Maures), Port du Niel (in Giens) and Hyeres (Vieille Ville, Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at La Calanque de Figuerolles, try your luck at Casino Pleinair Partouche, make a trip to Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Garde, and examine the collection at Musee Ciotaden.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the La Ciotat holiday builder app.

Toronto, Canada to La Ciotat is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to La Ciotat. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect La Ciotat to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in La Ciotat

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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Marseille

— 24 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Aix-en-Provence (Fondation Vasarely, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, &more), Cannes (Casino Les Princes Cannes, La Croisette, &more) and Avignon (Pont d'Avignon, Palais des Papes, &more). Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Parc National des Calanques. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, get engrossed in the history at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Marseille trip itinerary planner.

Drive from La Ciotat to Marseille in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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