Perches among the dolomite and limestone cliffs that dominate its portion of the French Riviera, Cassis is an incredible scenic spot for a hiking vacation. Whether you head out into Calanques National Park to see some of the largest and most scenic examples of these geological phenomena or make the journey up to the verdant cliffs and gorges of Verdon Regional Natural Park, you won’t regret making the trip.
Best time to visit:
May to September
What’s the weather like?
During the hiking season, Cassis enjoys average daily temperatures ranging from 18 ºC to 28 ºC. In terms of rain, the summer and autumn are the wettest months of the year, with August being the wettest month
How to get there:
The easiest way to get to Cassis is generally flying into Marseille Provence Airport (MRS). From here, you can rent a car and make the 50 minute drive from the airport. It is also possible to travel by bus, which takes only slightly longer