Cap Canaille in Cassis, France

One of the highlights of Marseille is its Calanques. They are rock formations that forms narrow, steep-walled inlets with crystal blue water. Some of this Calanques are only accessible by boat. 
We were visiting the region of Cassis part of Marseille. We traveled through these rocky mountains until we arrived at Cassis. We stroll around the picturesque little town full of color. The market was open and the streets were full of people. We walked to the beach, looked to our left, and there it was this giant rock. Is the highest sea cliff of France and we were able to touch it.
Cap Canaille is one of many Calanques in the South of France.
In the above map you can see the many Calanques. If you like hiking or rock climbing this are perfect places to do so. Another thing you can do is take a boat to the ones that are only accessible by this method, you can find a kayak tour too. The water is so clear! And what about the gorgeous scenery of blue water and high cliff rocky mountains? It will take your breath away.
Until then,
xamlinnette 🙂
Daily Prompt: Mountain

Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant


Here we have a vibrant memory of my visit to Marseilles, France. It was a Friday morning, the day that the market is in all its splendor with its vibrant colors everywhere. The street was full of tourist and locals.




Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant


Until then,

xamlinnette 🙂


Outdoor Market in Cassis, France


Situated around 13 miles east of Marseille,Cassis is a picturesque fishing town. A small village full of color and life. It’s surrounded by huge mountains that forms risks called “calanques”. Intense blue color of water kisses the rocky/sandy beach.




Besides all the beauty that you can enjoy and absorb while visiting this cute village, if you go on Wednesday or Friday from 8am – 1pm you can also shop for a local treat.





The out-door market will be waiting for you. Full of color, sweet treats, spices, olives, scarves, shoes, and much more. You can also sit and enjoy a coffee by the harbor while seeing a colorful display of boats or watch people trying to get a good deal on the market.












If you feel a little bit more adventurous you can swim the clear blue water of the beach or just sit and enjoy the view.






Or you can pretend to be the hand of God. 😉

Until then,

xamlinnette 🙂