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Electric Bike Tour to the Calanques from Marseille

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  • Full-day electric bike tour from Marseille
  • Pedal with ease down the stunning Mediterranean coast
  • Discover the beauty of southern Marseille and its famous fjord-like coves
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Electric Bike Tour to the Calanques from Marseille
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Electric Bike Tour to the Calanques from Marseille
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Overview
Discover the remarkable beauty of France’s Mediterranean coast on a full-day electric bike tour! This unique outdoor excursion takes you to lovely ports and fishing villages like Madrague Montredon and Vallon des Auffes and through dramatic calanques-filled coves. Along the way, stop to swim and have lunch.Then head back to Marseille for a tour of great sites such as Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica.
What to Expect
Your 6-7-hour electric bike tour departs in the morning from Vieux Port (Old Port). Before taking off, your local guide will offer a safety introduction to the intuitive and easy electric bike. Fit with pedals and a small motor to propel you forward, this modern ride allows you to see more of Marseille and the surrounding region in less time.
First, head south out of Marseille along Corniche Kennedy, catching scenic views of the village of Vallon des Auffes, Prado Beach and Madrague Montredon. You’ll disembark in the quaint town of Les Goudes for some independent exploring. Wander the secluded village and watch fishing boats drift through the cove. Enjoy a lunch (payable directly to restaurant; see sample menu below) or grab some food of your own.
Hop back on your bike and wind farther south through the wild and dramatic Calanques region. Admire the distinctive limestone rock formations – called the ‘fjords of the French Riviera’ – that wrap around pools of crystal-clear water to make dramatic inlets. Stop at La Plage de la Maronaise (Maronnaise Beach) for an invigorating swim, before heading on to the stunning Calanque de Callelonque (Callelongue Cove). Here, watch small boats drift in and out of the cove and locals lounge on the beach.
To end, you’ll return to Marseille to explore some of city highlights including green spaces like Parc Borély or Campagne Pastré – two lovely public parks – and the magnificent Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde, a Neo-Byzantine Catholic church perched atop Marseille’s highest peak. Enjoy panoramic views of the Marseille’s labyrinthine streets below, the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and the bustling Old Port.
Follow your guide back down the hill to the starting point, where your tour ends by late-afternoon.
Reviews (41)
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Reviewed 29 August 2018
A great way to see Marseille!

Our family (2 adults and 2 teenagers) really enjoyed this day out. We were picked up from our ship on arrival in Marseille and dropped back at the end of the day. The cycle ride was relaxing and fun with interesting stops along the way....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Olwen B
Reviewed 19 August 2018
Fantastic, stress-free way to see Marseille

Myself, my 16 yr old son and 17 yr old daughter all thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Julien was a fantastic guide who was friendly and very knowledgeable of sights and history of Marseille, and whose English was perfect (I speak practically no French so this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christina H
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
A really great way to visit Marseille!

We did the calanques tour with Julien. With the electrical bike, it was ridiculously easy to go around and we saw much more of Marseilles that if we had been on foot or on a bus tour. Julien was an amazing and friendly guide and...More

1  Thank Regis B
Reviewed 27 June 2018
A magical experience

The bike tour to the Calanques was amazing. We had a lot of fun, the guides were funny and motivating. It was a really nice bike tour with beautiful views on Marseille and the sea. When we reached the Calanque road it got so quiet...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank amelievigier
Emmanuel D, Propriétaire at E-Bike Tours Marseille, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much Amelie for your lovely review. I must say, there is something magic about this city and I'm glad you saw it. Kindest regards, Hélène SZABO DARLEY Co owner of Ebiketours Marseille

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Great despite the short time

The tour I went on last week had to be pushed back to the afternoon due to the wet weather in the morning. We still managed to complete everything though. And our guide really took care of us, me especially, since I was a little...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank alexandrapang
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edwardsfamily3829
4 June 2018|
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Response from Fanny Z | Reviewed this property |
Here is the website of electric bike tour in Marseille: ebiketours (add fr extension). When I booked it, the organization was quite flexible, so I think they will accept "made to measure" tours, taking your agenda (arrival... More
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Jowan V
22 May 2018|
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Response from Hélène S | Property representative |
Hi, the best is to book for a shore excursion cagole day tour on our website ( ebiketours ), you will get the pick up and drop off free Helene
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mysassysatchel
20 April 2018|
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Response from Hélène S | Property representative |
Hi, the best is to book the shore excursion cagole ebike day tour on our website ( ebiketours Marseille ) , it includes pick up and drop off. Helene
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