Founded by American artist and philanthropist Jerome Hill (1905-1972), on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea, the Camargo Foundation fosters creativity, research, and experimentation through its international residency programme for artists, scholars, and thinkers. In 2018, the Camargo Foundation was designated a Landmark House (“Maison des Illustres”) by the French Ministry of Culture.

Founded by American artist and philanthropist Jerome Hill (1905-1972), on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea, the Camargo Foundation fosters creativity, research, and experimentation through its international residency programme for artists, scholars, and thinkers. In 2018, the Camargo Foundation was designated a Landmark House (“Maison des Illustres”) by the French Ministry of Culture.

Access

Outdoor guided tours on Friday at 11am (free, upon reservation) and many events, concerts, outdoor screening, theatre and talks by residents.

1, avenue Maurice Jermini
13260 Cassis
+33 (0)4 42 01 11 57

camargofoundation.org

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WALKS

• Bathe at Bestouan beach, after a visit to the Camargo Foundation on a Friday morning.
• Hike through the creeks of Port Miou, Port Pin and En Vau (about 2h30 walk from the Camargo Foundation).
• Visit the terraced vineyards of Clos Sainte Magdeleine and taste vintages produced in organic farming.

PLACES TO STAY

Château de Cassis : outstanding guest houses in an old fortified castle of the Carolingian Empire.

PLACES TO EAT

• Marché de Cassis : every Wednesday and Friday morning, a real institution! Stop by Chez Thierry for the cheese and by Ben et Asma (Fournil de la Jallassière) for the organic bread.
Brasserie du Corton-Villa Madie : having lunch while enjoying the sea view.
Les Roches Blanches : for a cocktail or a dinner with another wonderful view.
Monsieur Brun : bar and seafood restaurant.
• Bar du XXe Siècle : meeting the Cassis’ ancestors.