* France – Cassis, Hiking in the Calanques in group travel
Period : January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December
Reference : 11B250
Prix : 1€ Ask for a quote
This amazing hike in group travel makes you discover the rocky inlets of Cassis, the Frioul islands, and Martigues the “provençal Venice”…
With our tour guide, discover, along 20 km, the future rocky inlets national park between Cassis and Marseille.
Enjoy this new adventure and discover the turquoise waters of Marseille rocky inlets, during a hike offering amazing landscapes, along beautiful pathways on the cliff.
Our hiking Hallmark :
Succumb to the charms of southern Brittany and her spectacular coastline. Admire the wild beauty of Belle Ile, Brittany’s largest island, with her green valleys, beaches and coves, sea-sculpted rocks and wind-beaten cliffs.
Our Hiking Hallmark :
– Walking Holidays to suit all levels, from rambles to Nordic Walking
– Expert Local Walking Guide
– Small, convivial groups (max. 14 )
– Discover local heritage
– Free Pedometer for every group member
– Excursions for Non-Walkers
D1 * Cassis rocky inlets (30 km)
Arrival in Cassis for lunch, a small harbour built like an amphitheater between Cap Canaille and the Calanques (French word for rocky inlets), deep indentations of the wild beauty coast. Departure for a hike along three rocky inlets, three little creeks with cristal clear waters and its white faces. Boat ride back to Cassis. Dinner. Lodging.
D2 * Frioul islands (20 km)
A day of hiking with picnic lunch to discover the Frioul archipelago off Marseille. Arrival by boat in the harbour of Frioul. Itinerary from creek to creek on the banks of the island. The afternoon will be dedicated to the visit of the castle of If on the island that bears the same name, immortalized by Alexandre Dumas, the French writer. Boat ride back to Marseille. Dinner. Lodging.
D3 Martigues and the Blue Coast (60 km)
Walk through Martigues, the “Provençal Venice” followed by the rocky faces between Carry Le Rouet and Sausset, charming fishermen harbours of the Estaque chain. Lunch. Boat ride along the blue coast. Dinner. Lodging.
D4 * Soubeyrannes cliffs (20km)
In the extension of the rocky inlets massif, the Soubeyrannes cliffs spread from Cassis to La Ciotat. The hike trail overhangs the sea following the ridges in a play of ochre colors and breathtaking landscapes. Lunch.
Not available in July and August, extra days off and school holidays.
2-star hotel, full board in the Marseille area
* Guide for the hikes (3 1/2 days)
Boat rides: return trip from the rocky inlets in Cassis, Frioul islands, Blue Coast (1h15)
Entry : Castle of If
Single room (3n) : 84 €
Extra Guide 1 day (more than 14 walkers) : 360 €