VGCIOTAT-MONUMENTS

Monuments & Places

You will find hereunder the unmissable monuments and places for your touristic stay. 

Monuments

Chapelle des Pénitents Bleus – The Blue Penitents Chapel
Classified historical monument, this chapel is one of the most remarkable monuments in La Ciotat with a very specific architecture: sculptures, gargoyles and octagonal steeple.

Eden Théâtre – Eden Theatre
Inaugurated in 1889, this concert Hall is more than 100 years old. It’s known as the oldest cinema in the world.

Palais des Frères Lumière – Lumiere Brothers Palace
Former home for Antoine Lumiere, this palace was inaugurated in 1893. The facade remains the same.

Chapelle de Sainte Croix – Chapel of the Holy Cross
A few ruins remain from the oldest chapel of La Ciotat, built on the edge of the city, next to vineyards, fig and almond trees. 

Places

Place du 08 mai – 8th May Place
At the foot of the Blue Penitents Chapel, this place is surrounded by auditorium bleachers, which makes the perfect place for animations in the city. 

Place Sadi Carnot – Sadi Carnot Place
This place located near the Vieux Port, is certainly one of the nicest of the city with its fountain, its little garden and its
 benches.