Go on a cruise in the Calanques
This alone is probably the reason why Cassis almost entirely relies on tourism nowadays. The Calanques are a wild, rugged cliffs and creeks stretching from Marseille to Cassis, his strip of 20 km long coast is protected from the 70s to the richness of its flora and fauna and this has been made virtually inaccessible by car except in 3 points. However, you can take different paths hiking or by boat excursions departing from the Cassis' Vieux Port (old harbor).
Walking through the ancient streets of the town center
As in most of Provence’s cities and villages, few things are more enjoyable than taking an unplanned afternoon stroll through the winding streets of the town center. Take notice of the many details, from nice doorways, to beautiful vintage shop fronts and colorful flowers. Take a walk in the beautiful natural harbor filled with small fishing boats, a good spot for have an "apero" and watch the world go by before going off for a meal.
Taste one of the Cassis’s many wines
Wine lovers can instead visit one of the many wineries that surrounding the Cassis area, its hills covered with magnificent picturesque vineyards, with the ability to make even the tastings..
Wine is the city’s second most important industry after tourism, Cassis wine received the Appellation d'Origine Controlée in 1936 the first in the region. It's produced in red, rosé and white, with the white being the most famous.
Shop for Local Treats at the Wednesday-Friday Market.
Any trip to a French village should always include a visit at the local market. Cassis's market happens every Wednesday and Friday morning, from 8 am to 1 pm, on Place Baragnon. The market, "le marché", is an integral part of life in virtually all French towns and large villages, we recommend to buy local pastries, fruits, goat milk cheeses.