La Ciotat is in Bouches-du-Rhône.
phone: +33 4 42 08 61 32address: Quai Ganteaume
Train stationThis station was shot in one of the first films made: L'Arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat ("The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station"), made by Lumière Brothers in 1895. There is a bus from the station into the town.
Gare routièreRight at the centre of the town, near the Tourist Office.
Vieille VilleThere are some notable buildings are rue Adolph Abeille and the rue des Poilus.
Church of Notre Dame de l'AssomptionBuilt in the 17th century.
Chapelle des Pénitents Bleusaddress: Boulevard Anatole FranceHosts temporary exhibitions.
phone: +33 4 42 83 89 05address: Boulevard Georges ClémenceauOpened 16 June 1889, perhaps the oldest working cinema theatre in the world.
phone: +33 4 42 71 40 99address: 1, quai Ganteaume
Covered Marketaddress: place Evariste-GrasA restored building of a former market, now hosts a Cinema Frères Lumière (Lumière Brothers cinema). There is also a nice square and a small street on its NW side.
phone: +33 4 42 08 61 32It is a municipal park and botanical garden. The park is listed among the Notable Gardens of France. There are also some nice trails leading to calanques (characteristic coves) — well worth exploring.
L'Ile VerteBetween April and October there is a ferry service to the island.
Le Napoleonphone: +33 4 42 82 37 03address: 31, Quai Francois Mitterrandsimple, but reasonably good food, presumably Corsican.
La Tete d'Ailphone: +33 4 42 36 99 20address: 13, Boulevard Anatole France"Head of garlic" nice food with a bit of creativity.