Visit Marseille's famous coves, the natural jewels located very close to the city, with this The Calanques Trekking Route. Discover the beautiful landscapes with an English-speaking guide.
The Calanques Trekking Route
We'll meet at 10 am by the Place Rond-Point du Prado. From here, we'll go on a walk to the Parc Pastré, a beautiful garden located in the Pointe-Rouge district of Marseille.
Next, there will be a guided trekking tour around the Parc Pastré through the Calanques National Park. These famous coves in Marseille are one of the major natural attractions in this area of southern France. During the route, we'll learn to distinguish the different botanical species including pines, oaks, laurels, thyme, junipers and long etcetera provide the greenness of the paths.
To admire the Calanques at their fullest we'll climb up to the Col des Chèvres (Goat Pass), a hill located at 320 meters (1050 feet) of altitude. Once we reach the summit we'll enjoy the beautiful views while replenishing our strength with a picnic lunch in the middle of nature. Next, we'll begin the descent to Callelongue, a picturesque harbour located in the vicinity. We can also take a refreshing swim in its waters.
The tour will end at 2 pm. After the visit to Callelongue and its surroundings, we'll show you how you can get from here to the centre of Marseille by public transport.
You must have a good level of fitness to participate in this activity.
The minimum age to take part in this activity is 18 years old.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:
- Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.
- A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
- Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
- Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Tour in English
Per personUS$ 41.20
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide with expert knowledge in Marseilles' history and landscape.
Picnic lunch with fruit juice and a bottle of mineral water.
Marseille public transport tickets (individual one way ticket, valid for an hour, costs € 2 (US$ 2.40)).
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
Avenue du Prado, 324.