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All reviews boat trip national park private boat rock formations hiking trails bring plenty of water natural beauty port pin beautiful scenery by foot walking shoes en vau well worth the visit port miou sunny day south of france marseille
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a short 45 minutes ride through choppy waters in the afternoon but well worth the experience to see huge calanques amidst serene beaches. This is a must-see if in Cassis or nearby areas.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank vivekgokarn
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

We had booked for a kyack trip, but fortunately we were not aware it had been cancelled due to strong wind. I say fortunately, because we had not planned on doing the tour on boat, which of course went much further along the coastline than...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Domkoppie
Reviewed January 2, 2019

I come back every couple of years and it is always a lovely experience. Highly recommended.Best to go by private boat but the group boat from Cassis is fine.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChdeGaulle
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Visiting the Calanques saved an otherwise disappointing trip to Cassis. This area is a natural wonder. We took a tour on a boat to go and see the numerous canyons or fjords that Stine cliffs and the sea have built over time. Some go deep...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fjesu
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Cassis with our family and another and our main agenda was the walk in Les Calanques. We parked our Modern hire car in the car park near Presqu’ile, one where our hotel reception advised us not to leave valuables in the car...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

While staying a few days in Cassis, we took a boat tour of Les Calanques. Of six weeks of travel in France, this was my favorite activity. We went the tourist bureau and purchased tickets for the Five Calanque Cruise. If I were to do...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SactoPerson
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We saw this park from both a boat and a scenic drive that toured the park and the fishing village of Cassis.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

We toured the Calanques National Park and the City of Cassis as part of a Viking Ocean shore excursion. The national park features geological wonders and Cassis is a mildly interesting fishing village.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VAChuck
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We stayed with our friends from Paris at a 3 bedroom apartment in Cassis in early September and had a wonderful time visiting the Calanques, where you can walk, hike, or swim and enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding area. The Calanques can be quite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MichaelWac
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We hiked up in Cassis to picnic. Also took a boat tour from the port in Cassis. It is so beautiful and pictures don’t do it justice. You can hike, swim, kayak, and climb! You can make it a leisurely walk or an difficult hike...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Florencia L
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August 4, 2018|
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As others have said, there is a kiosk just along from the tourist office, on the right hand side of the harbour as you look out to sea. It is one company and various boat owners seem to work for them. You can choose... More
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TheBat
UK
Is vising the Calanques from La Ciotat possible? (1 Reply)
My family and I are visiting La Ciotat and wanted to know if it is possible to have a short visit to the Calanques from here? Any child friendly restaurants that anyone can recommend also?
March 23, 2010|
FitMomma
Atlanta
Calanques boat tour (10 Replies)
Does anyone know who to contact in Cassis to book a ferry or boat tour of the calanques?
February 19, 2007|
Response fromsidder|
Don't know - but when we day tripped to Cassis, we just booked our trip at the local Tourist Bureau..
BerkhamstedClaire
Berkhamsted
Walking in August (6 Replies)
My husband and I are flying to Marseille in August and will have four days (with a car) before we drive to the Cote d'Azure. We are keen hill walkers and would ideally like to spend one or two days walking. Where is a good place to walk? The Luberon? Mourre Negre? The Calanques? Or will paths be closed in August?
February 06, 2014|
Response fromBerkhamstedClaire|
Thanks Kathy and datthecoast - I work in a school and so am tied to school holidays! We are walking in Scotland this May half-term holiday but it sounds like that would be a good time for walking in France another year.