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The school holidays begin Friday, April 8 in France. In the Bouches-du-Rhône, in Cassis, foreign tourists have already arrived.
Friday April 8, in Cassis (Bouches-du-Rhone)the tourist season begins inalready, strangers are taking advantage. “We are looking for the sun, it’s a bit like the holidays”, says Anne Lannoya Belgian tourist. Hotels are preparing for the opening of the tourist season. “It’s always Easter weekend, no matter the date, that’s where it all starts“, notes Julie Morand, owner of the beach hotel Mahogany.
“We can see that there are already a few people, maybe more foreign tourists”describes Anne-Laure Denis, a vacationer who came earlier to avoid the flood of tourists. On the port, the boats bound for the Calanques fill up. “Right now, with the confinement, the war everywhere, people are gloomy. If there is a ray of sunshine, they come, they are happy“, explains Michael Nencioniwaiter at the restaurant “Le France”.