Take Route D559, ‘La Gineste’, taking you through the garrigue. Spectacular views as you leave Marseilles and looking down over Cassis.
Whilst in Cassis, go and see the Calanques.
LA ROUTE DES CRETES
Leaving Cassis, take the road for La Ciotat, then take the first right on to the Route des Crêtes. The road climbs up as far as Cap Canaille (10%), then winds its way along the cliff tops.
LE CASTELLET VILLAGE
A very pretty village full of little medieval streets (Marcel Pagnol chose this setting for his film ‘The Baker’s Wife’).
Numerous artisan workshops.
AUBAGNE and LA TREILLE
Discover Marcel Pagnol’s favourite haunts – Musée des Santons
Sainte Baume Cave.