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Calanques

13260 Cassis, France
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$89*
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Private Tour: Aix-en-Provence and Cassis Day Trip...
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$78*
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Private Tour: Marseille and Cassis Day Trip
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Cassis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stunning natural beauty. Try to go out of season as very popular. The walk to the further away Calanques is by far the best. The boat trips are great too. Beware, what ever they they say about departure time, the boats are only leaving the port when full!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Looks even better in person. The downside is that the water was too cold to swim in. Its do-able, you just have to not be a wuss like we were. Park at the street by the University and walk from there. Then find your own way. There are so many routes once inside. Some are easy and paved. Some are... More 

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

worth a visit once , nice view and thrilling mountaineers in the way, take a boat from aux view port ., the cost for single person was 29 euro for a 2 hour trip . It is worth spending the money.

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you are in Cassis, you must take the boat tour around the Calanques. They are spectacular. We took the boat on a gorgeous, sunny day and saw many rock climbers on the Calanques. Extremely scary to watch them! The views and water are fabulous. Don't miss!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A must see! Don't bother with a tour or boat sightseeing - go on your own. Hike around, bring a picnic and a swimsuit and prepare for a relaxing day in the cool Mediterranean waters and warm sunshine! Get there early so you can spend the whole day there. We found a nice cliff close to the water to eat... More 

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madison, wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We drove to Cassis for the day from Aix. The city is quaint and charming. We took the 3 calanques trip which was just the right amount of time. The captain was very good and it was a beautiful day. We could see blue fish and mini jelly fish swimming in one of the calanques. The colors and views are... More 

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Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Fantastic, romantic, blue blue waters, our most favorite place to go to! Love everything, dislike nothing!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We unfortunately arrived a little later than we originally planned. This meant that due to high winds the main Calanques National Park was closed to new visitors at about 10 or 11 in the morning. They also close it when it gets hot (European-standard hot, which is tepid by Australian standards), so to avoid disappointment arrive early if you plan... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We took the 5 Calanques boat trip. We had read about the Calanques but that did not prepare us for the magnificence of them. The boat trip takes you up close and these are amazing to see. The guide spoke French but they had a handout in English so we were able to learn the main information. Best seats for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I'm always leery of tourist traps, and time was short so last time I was here, I hesitated about going on a boat tour. Upon my return I read about the Calanques and was so sorry I hadn't seen them up close. This time I was in Cassis, I booked a boat trip. Wonderful! Sea was a bit rough so... More 

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