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Address: 13260 Cassis, France
Phone Number: 0892390103
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I highly recommend a swim in the Calanques. If you have a car, consider driving to the parking lot of the first calanque. This would have saved us a lengthy walk from our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I highly recommend a swim in the Calanques. If you have a car, consider driving to the parking lot of the first calanque. This would have saved us a lengthy walk from our accommodations, which were 30 minutes outside of the city center, which was in turn 20 more minutes by foot from the calanques. The boats do not allow... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Enjoy a scenic boat ride ($$) to admire the limestone cliffs (calanques) that frame the shores of Cassis and much of the French Riviera. Be sure to check the schedule for departures posted at the docks (trips are LESS frequent after August!). Afterwards, enjoy lunch/dinner at one of the many excellent restaurants overlooking the harbor. A French tradition - at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We decided to do the 90min hike from Cassis to Pointe d'En Vau. The sightseeing was incredible - definitely worth the effort! Water and decent hiking shoes are recommended.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We took the 3 Calanques boat tour; water was rough, but the captain was capable and we saw the beauty from the water. The next day we hiked the blue trail, but was unable to reach the Calanques d,En-Vau from that trail. Consider driving to it and spending the day on the beach. Gorgeous!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We took the 1 1/2 hour trip to see the 8 Calanques. You really only need to see 5 as the remaining 3 are nothing special or different. Go on the morning as the light is better and be back for lunch at the port. The Calanques are unique and the scenery is beautiful. The water is a stunning sapphire... More 

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Jackson, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We chose the 5 stop because it was the only one available to us at the time. I was afraid of getting bored and sea sick but that was not the case at all. It was a bit frustrating getting on our boat because we did not get a great seat, at first, but soon discovered that we could freely... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Do not miss a boat trip to Calanques especially with a guide. Stunning landscape of a mediterranean terrain. You can even see trekkers , there are old style houses , people there are living on the basics

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Matching Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

2 hour boat trip to 9 Calanques is a perfect way to see the stunning inlets of the area around Cassis. Must do!

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you are traveling in Europe, try to visit the Cassis Calanques. They are located near the Marseille city (you can take a bus from there, in the metro station Castelane coast 2 euros more or less, it's 30 minutes away ) go prepared with comfortable shoes, water and something for eat. The Calanques view is amazing, take care with... More 

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Apollo Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My family did the 3 calanques boat tour and a fantastic time. The views are absolutely incredible. The 2 gentlemen in charge of the boat and tour did a great job narrating and sharing historic points as we enjoyed the boat ride over. Would absolutely recommend it to anyone visiting this beautiful seaside town.

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Address: Address: 13260 Cassis, France
Phone Number: 0892390103
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Cassis

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