Fos-sur-Mer is a village in the southern part of the Bouches du Rhone region of France. It is between the Cote Bleu and the Carmargue and is only 50km from Marseilles. It is situated on the Mediterranean coast with good rail, road and air links. The climate is dry in the summer and humid in the winter. Prior to 1969, this was just a small fishing village, until a port complex was built and now the old village is a tourist centre. It stands on a promontory overlooking the new town and the beaches, of which there are 4 and they extend for 6km. This makes it an ideal seaside resort and perfect if you have children. For cheap hotels in the area, allow EasyToBook.com to sort the arrangements for you and take the worry out of travelling.
The village is rich in historical heritage. There is the Château Castrum de Fossis dating from the year 923. The museum has automated figures and figurines showing daily life in Fos-Sur-Mer. As you are in the province of Bouches du Rhone, it will be worth a visit to the French Riviera, which is just a few kilometres away. There are plenty of water sports available, including boat trips, canal trips, reel fishing and scuba diving. If you get tired of all that sea there are cycle tracks and walks in the local area or you could just browse around the shops. There are restaurants and bistros in the village itself.
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