Visit of the calanques of Cassis from the campsite

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Campsite near the Calanques de Cassis

At about 1 hour drive from the Lou Paradou campsite in Provence, discover for a day the Calanques de Cassis by boat excursion in the different calanques which have made the reputation of Cassis: Sormiou, Morgiou, the goudes….

For the most courageous, you can also discover these calanques on foot by doing a beautiful hike. Different starting points are proposed to you, according to the level and the duration that you wish to do.

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Discover the calanques of Marseille

In Marseille, you will discover the most beautiful creeks which are located in the South of the city, behind the massif of Marseilleveyre. Nearby, the archipelago of Riou and you are in the heart of the national park of the calanques calanques. You will be able to discover the turquoise waters of the most beautiful creeks of our blue coast, La Mounine, Marseilleveyre, l’Escu, Sormiou, Morgiou, l’Oeil de Verre, the creeks of En Vau, Port-pin, Port Miou and many others …

The calanques of Marseille and Cassis are also accessible by boat, it is advisable to book according to the periods.

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Activities in the Calanques de Cassis near the campsite

For lovers of diving, the Calanques and its islands have wonderful underwater seabeds, protected by the Calanques National Park, the largest national park in Europe.

While exploring the bottom, go to the discover the richness of its fauna (groupers, barracudas, lobsters…), its flora, its relief (caves, scree…). It is moreover in Cap Morgiou that a prehistoric Cosquer cave was discovered with an entrance at -30m.

Whatever the access to the calanques you choose (boat, hiking…), it is advisable to go to the sites of the calanques to know the different starting points as well as the access restrictions according to the weather.

The tourist offices will also be able to provide you with suggestions for themed tours.

Cities to visit near the Calanques