La Ciotat Shipyards is ideally located, in a setting quite unique in the world: the natural beauty of the site, its proximity to transportation and leisure facilities, but also its ideal location in the heart of the Golden Triangle of yachting, make it the ideal destination for crews.

Prime location for crews of yachts and Megayachts

For a day, a month or longer, La Ciotat offers an ideal quality of life for the crews of yachts and Megayachts!

Accommodations in La Ciotat

Ranging from typical small apartments in the city center to the luxury villas by the sea or on the hills, you are offered a wide choice of accommodations close to the yachts for crews of Superyachts and Megayachts.

Many companies located on the site or in the city can assist you in finding your next home port.

A daily life full of activities

With almost 40 000 inhabitants, the city of La Ciotat has many assets to offer an enjoyable and convenient lifestyle with a real human dimension:

  • Advanced sports and recreational equipment: stadiums, municipal swimming pools, tennis club, golf courses, sailing, diving or kayaking clubs …
  • Shops and restaurants: in the city center or within the 10 000 m2 of “La Ciotat Park”, the new shopping center located in the “Ancre Marine” complex.

With its maritime and industrial legacy, the city is proud of its shipyard. Everybody in town takes good care of the ships’ crews, from the Mayor to the baker.

Fun outings

La Ciotat offers numerous fun places to go out at night. Many lounge bars, pubs, casinos, night-clubs by the sea … You will share good times with locals or other crew members on stopovers from all around the world!

A unique location

La Ciotat is world renowned for its beautiful “calanques” accessible on foot or by boat (Figuerolles, Mugel, Ile Verte …). These small secret coves along the coastline are just waiting to be discovered. Take a beautiful ride on the “Route des Crêtes”, a 12 km scenic road with breathtaking panoramic views connecting La Ciotat and Cassis.

Great access to ski resorts,
big cities and French Riviera!

Everything is possible while in La Ciotat: spending the day in Marseilles, the second largest city in France (30 kms), wandering the narrow streets of Cassis (12km) and St Tropez (100 km) or even … going skiing since no less than 10 ski resorts are accessible by car in 2h30!

Proximity
to the seaside resort of Cassis

Located 12 km from La Ciotat, the village of Cassis offers a stunning natural environment. Dominated by “Cap Canaille”, a 394 m high cliff, the village and its typical small harbor are surrounded by vineyards. But Cassis is mainly known for its famous “calanques”, a serie of coves spread over 20kms all the way to Marseilles.

A transportation network: by air, land, sea

Traveling from La Ciotat is extremely easy. The city has an extensive transportation network:

Marseille Provence Airport

8.3 million passengers each year, more than 100 direct destinations, and an ongoing development project.

Le Castellet Airport

An international airport specialized in business aviation for jets and helicopters, limousine service…

Maritime ports of Marseille and Toulon

Daily connections to Corsica, the Balearic Islands, Sardinia …

The TGV lines (High Speed Train)

From Marseille, travel all over France, but also to Spain (Barcelona, Madrid …) and Italy.