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  • Cassis: Calanques National Park Sea Kayaking Tour

    1. Cassis: Calanques National Park Sea Kayaking Tour

    Discover the exceptional natural beauty of Calanques National Park on this sea kayaking experience from Cassis. With a guide, explore the coastal landscapes of Cassis while practicing a water sport activity suitable for all. Learn about the unique ecosystem of the national park and the history of the local area. Kayak along the coast, past Port Miou, Port Pin, En Vau and Essaïdon, with breathtaking views of the Calanques National Park in the background.

    The local operator needs to get more manpower to transport the kayaks from the trailer to the water and back. Otherwise, lady guide was lovely. She was left alone with the guests to haul the kayaks. Not good.

  • Calanques Cassis Hike: Port-Miou, Port-Pin & En-Vau

    2. Calanques Cassis Hike: Port-Miou, Port-Pin & En-Vau

    Embark on a 6 km hike departing from Cassis. Cross the creeks of Port-Miou, Port-Pin, and one of the most famous, En-Vau. Discover sensational landscapes as you trek along the crystalline waters that meander like fjords. Start by exploring the 1400m long Calanque of Port-Miou that houses a marina and conceals a rich heritage. Learn about a former site of exploitation of a limestone quarry and an underground river. Along the coast, continue until you reach the cove of Port-Pin, marking the entrance to Marseille. Discover a winding cove home to a pretty pebble cove with turquoise waters which you can, if you wish, taste the freshness of its waters during a break. Start to gain a little altitude, which will gradually take you up to 90m above sea level, to the En-Vau belvedere, revealing its beach in reverse, low and buried between the high cliffs.

  • Calanques of Cassis, Aix-en-Provence & Wine Tasting Day Tour

    3. Calanques of Cassis, Aix-en-Provence & Wine Tasting Day Tour

    Join this tour of Aix-en-Provence, a town filled with elegance to be seen and savored in its lively streets and squares. It is known as the City of a Thousand Fountains, a reminder of its origins as a Roman spa town. History is the backdrop of everyday life here. Combine the fun of shopping and the nobility of the town's heritage. Enjoy terrace cafés and architectural charm. Take a stroll through the town and admire the wonders of the Baroque era. The bastides are enhanced by gardens. Each fountain has its secrets, each private mansion has its stories, waiting to be discovered. Move onward to Cassis, one of Provence’s prettiest coastal villages. Explore its calanques, small fishing port, colorful houses, wine, and sea urchins. Cassis is a shining diamond on the shores of the Mediterranean. Take a small-boat cruise around Massif des Calanques made up of limestone cliffs that plunge int...

  • From Calanques to Marseille City

    4. From Calanques to Marseille City

    Meet your small-group and guide near Pointe Rouge Beach to begin your morning or afternoon tour. Get outfitted with a helmet and a comfortable 2016 electric bike — equipped for comfortable, effortless riding, letting you pedal, cruise or a combination of both and set off towards Callelongue. Ride along the sea from Pointe Rouge to Callelongue through the small harbors of the Madrague of Montredon and Les Goudes. Follow your experienced guide along the small roads of Callelongue, a remote area of Calanques National Park. This area of high ecological importance and historical significance can be difficult to access by car in summer, but e-bikes allow you to explore the scenery. Explore the natural beauty of Calanques de Callelongue, without effort, under the shade of pine trees where the air is clean and time seems to be suspended. Discover the natural curiosities of the area, including ...

    This is recommended for all outdoor enthusiasts. Nicolas is an excellent guide. The pace is easy and with the battery assist you do not have to be fit. The views are great. This is one of the highlights on our tour.

  • Discover Cassis: Half Day Tour from Marseille

    5. Discover Cassis: Half Day Tour from Marseille

    Cassis France is just a 30-minute drive from Marseille and well worth a day tour. You’ll travel up to Cap Canaille, the highest maritime cliff in France, with a great panoramic view. Then, you'll be dropped off at the vineyards of Cassis, before exploring the mountains, and the ship-building town of La Ciotat via the scenic crest road. Next you can choose to do a bit of shopping or simply relax at a café on the docks with a glass of pastis or wine. You may take a boat from the harbor to the new National Park of the Calanques, considered to be a tourist must-see (optional). The limestone inlets with their clear blue water are extremely popular with visitors.

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What people are saying about Cassis

A must do activity if you enjoy outdoor activities

This is recommended for all outdoor enthusiasts. Nicolas is an excellent guide. The pace is easy and with the battery assist you do not have to be fit. The views are great. This is one of the highlights on our tour.

The local operator needs to get more manpower to transport the kayaks from the trailer to the water and back. Otherwise, lady guide was lovely. She was left alone with the guests to haul the kayaks. Not good.

Electric bikes makes this enjoyable for everyone!

Our guide was wonderful and allowed us to explore while taking copious amounts of pictures. Amazing vistas, beaches and forests with some good down hill fun.