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LOCAL guide

Ideally located just a few minutes from Cassis, near the highways of La Ciotat, Marseille, and Aix-en-Provence, the Minamina is the perfect spot to explore the inland and coastal areas of Bouches-du-Rhône and Var. Numerous points of interest are located nearby.



Take a dip at the beach of Cassis or in the calanques - Stroll through the city center and the old port - Hike in the calanques - Sip a cocktail at the incredible luxury hotel Les Roches Blanches - Rent a canoe or kayak to visit the calanques - Rent a paddleboard for a leisurely stroll along the sea - Enjoy panoramic views of Cassis and its calanques from Cap Canaille - Play pétanque on the local boules court - Try your luck at the Cassis casino - Taste a Ricard on a terrace overlooking the port of Cassis - Sample the fine wines from the Cassis vineyards - Get lost in the small streets of the center of Cassis - Rent a boat from the port of Cassis to explore the calanques of Cassis, La Ciotat, and Marseille - Enjoy a sunrise yoga session on the white rocks of the calanques.


Take a stroll through the calanques of La Ciotat - Go snorkeling at Mugel - Dine at a restaurant on Île Verte - Try your luck at the Casino Pleinair in La Ciotat - Try water sports in the bay of La Ciotat or the bay of St Cyr sur Mer - Lounge in the sun between La Ciotat and St Cyr sur Mer - Enjoy the view from the Route des Crêtes from La Ciotat to Cassis - Try free climbing in the calanque of Figuerolles - Rent a boat from the old port of La Ciotat - Take a walk along the port and its many restaurants - Discover the new cinema in La Ciotat - Lounge on a sunbed at one of the many private beaches from La Ciotat to Bandol - Play beach volley at sunset.


Visit the old port - Climb up to Notre-Dame de la Garde for breathtaking views of Marseille - Hike through the calanques of Marseille to Cassis - Wander through the colorful alleys of Le Panier, the oldest neighborhood in Marseille - Take a trip to the Frioul Islands off the coast of Marseille - Enjoy the coastal roads from the old port to Les Goudes - Taste an authentic bouillabaisse in Marseille - Have an apéritif at Vallon des Auffes during sunset - Get close to the famous Stade Vélodrome in the heart of Marseille.


Stroll through the narrow streets of the old town of Aix-en-Provence - Take a break at Cours Mirabeau - Taste a Calisson, a local specialty - Visit one of the most beautiful museums in France - Enjoy the nightlife of Aix-en-Provence - Climb Montagne Sainte-Victoire, on the outskirts of Aix-en-Provence - Admire the numerous fountains of the city - Go window shopping in the pedestrian streets in the heart of Aix-en-Provence.


Stroll through the alleys of the medieval village - Enjoy the view of the Bandol wine estates - Marvel at the small shops of local artisans - Take advantage of the shade of flowered arbors to cool off in the summer.


Hike along the coastal trails - Try oenotourism with the famous Bandol AOC wines - Visit the vineyards of Bandol wines - Take a trip to the Paul Ricard islands - Lounge on a sun lounger at a private beach - Activate the thrill mode with water sports in the bay of Bandol - Try your luck at the Bandol casino - Enjoy an aperitif at the numerous bars along the harbor.


Stroll through the night market of Sanary in summer - Take a walk along the charming harbor with its colorful fishing boats - Lounge on the few private beaches.


Stroll through the night market of Sanary in summer - Take a walk along the charming harbor with its colorful fishing boats - Lounge on the few private beaches.


Hike around Garlaban listening to the sound of cicadas - Visit the famous Ravel pottery near the center of Aubagne - Follow in the footsteps of Marcel Pagnol - Take a leisurely stroll in the cool natural park of Saint Pons - Get lost in the Sainte Baume mountain range - Bet on a car race at the Circuit Paul Ricard - Treat yourself to a paragliding adventure in Cuges-les-Pins.

La Ciotat
Aix en provence
Le Castellet
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