Guided tours

La Ciotat benefits from many tourist attractions including unmissable heritage sites that attract a large number of visitors and culture and history enthusiasts throughout the year.

The richness of La Ciotat’s heritage is worth discovering, so let yourself be tempted by our indoor guided tours!

The Eden Théâtre cinema

The world’s oldest movie theater opens its doors to you.

The association Les Lumières de l’Eden offers tourist tours of the Eden-Théâtre Cinema. In the program: Visit of the room, projection of films on the history of the Eden, the Lumière family and the birth of cinema in La Ciotat.

Please note: the possible reception of groups on reservation.

The Shipyards

A heritage tour lasting a total of 3 hours is usually organized once a month. It consists of two parts:

– A slide show on the history of shipbuilding in La Ciotat and the activities of the current site followed by a projection of a 10-minute film on ship launches in La Ciotat.
– A bus tour of the naval site with four strategic stops.

To find out when the next tours will take place, contact the Maison de la Construction Navale at 04 42 08 65 23.

The Ciotaden Museum

Guided tours are scheduled upon request for groups of 10 to 30 people. The guided tour can be à la carte: museum in its entirety or a theme alone, museum + historic center, historic center alone…

The comments provide a perspective of the artifacts on display for a better understanding of historical or technical facts and situations.