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Address: 13260 Cassis, France
Phone Number: 0892390103
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It is really worth taking one of the boats that do the tours of the Calanques. They have different options (1,2 or 3 hours long) and you can take them either from Marseilles or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It is really worth taking one of the boats that do the tours of the Calanques. They have different options (1,2 or 3 hours long) and you can take them either from Marseilles or Cassis. The coast is beautiful to see, the rock formations are impressive and the waters are really amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We walked to the Calanque d'En Vau, arguably the most beautiful, but also least accessible of the calanques. The cliffs and the turquoise waters make any visit to the calanques a must. However, due to fresh water seeping into the water through cracks in the rocks, the water is colder than we expected. Sort of 19-20 degrees C, which means... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very relaxing boat tour form the port. Beautiful and unique and dramatic scenery. It does get a bit bumpy once you are out of the immediate Cassis waters, but the guide warned us and it was fine. The boats all have shaded areas which kept us comfortable and protected. We went on an extremely hot day and it was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our family of four with two girls aged 3 & 7, enjoyed the 65 minute ride through 5 Calanques. Some parts were quite rocky, so be aware if anyone has seasick tenancies. We loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I was already very surprise when I went last year, as I didn't expect it to be as nice, but then this year I went to Capri in Italy, much more famous of similar scenery and now realize the Calanques are way more beautiful and therefore really a must see in south of France

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Stunning Views and a cool boat ride around there rocky cliffs is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon cooling down from the blazing sun in Provence. There are hikes and trails, but I gather you would either need to be a pro or hire a guide, I especially enjoy the boat ride off Cassis port and enjoying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great hike, not a secret though the trails beyond Port-Pin not heavily traveled in July, at least. Hot but not crazy hot in early July. Fire danger restricts hiking to 6-11 AM some days, and closes it completely other days, but many days even in summer are not restricted at all. Go early in the day to get reasonably close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took the boat ride out of Cassis which was nice but the best experience was hiking to Port Pin and back to Port Miou. We rented a Kayak out of Port Miou (reserved it in advance with Cassis Sport loisirs nautiques) and set out for En Vau. It wasn't that hard - the hardest part was the few minutes... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful one hour boat tour of these impressive cliffs. Though the narrative was in French, the views were worth the time and money!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Truly the best experience I have ever had!! We stayed in Cassis, for 10 days, and rented kayaks and bikes to see as much as we could. The first time we saw the Calanques, we experienced them from a boat trip that showed us 5 of the 8 Calanques between Cassis and Marseille, it was beautiful. However the 2nd and... More 

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

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