France: Provence

Bandol and Cassis

Marseille's local fine wines
By Liz Berry MW and Elizabeth Gabay MW

This Guide was last updated on 24 April 2011
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Ideal One-Day Visit

Stay at Hotel du Castellet or drive to Castellet from your base.

Look around Le Castellet
Visit Domaine Lafran Veyrolles
Drive down to Saint Cyr sur Mer, see the Statue of Liberty!
Lunch at Bandol at L’Oulivo, stroll around old town and harbour.

Take the boat to the Ile de Bendor, visit the wine museum and explore the island
Back to Bandol drive to Oullioule
Visit Domaine de Terrebrune
Drive through the Gorges d’Ouillioules
Dinner at Hotel du Castellet.


Ideal Two-Day Visit

Day One

Visit 1: Domaine de Pibarnon, La Cadière d’Azur.
Drive down to Plan du Castellet, stop to visit the museum at Domaine Ray Jane.
Drive along the north side of le Gros Cerveau.
Visit 2: Château Sainte Anne d’Evenos.
Lunch at La Fontaine des Saveurs in Le Beausset.

Visit Le Castellet.
Visit La Bastide Blanche at Sainte Anne du Castellet.
Drive up to the D3 and down to Le Ciotat.
Stop to see Le Ciotat and the Eden Theatre.
Dinner at La Villa Madie
Overnight at Mas des Pascaux at Les Janots in Cassis.

Day Two

Visit 1: Domaine du Paternel
Visit Domaine de la Ferme Blanche
Take the 'Park and Ride' Bus into Cassis and buy a picnic and eat by the harbour.

Take a boat trip around the Calanques
Return to Cassis
Visit 1: Clos Sainte Magdaleine
Visit 2: Château de Fontblanche
Drive back to Bandol
Dinner and overnight at Hotel La Réserve.



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