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Calanques

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Address: 13260 Cassis, France
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+33 892 39 01 03
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USD 65.01*
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Half-Day Small-Group Cassis Tour - Cliff and Calanques from Aix-en-Provence
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USD 195.02*
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Small-Group Day Tour of Cassis and Bandol from Aix-en-Provence

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Amazing day trip

We visited Calanques during our vacation in Provence. We were amazed by the beautiful waters and splendid views. Because we were too late to take a kayak tour, we went hiking. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
anjakorenc
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Slovenia
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Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Calanques during our vacation in Provence. We were amazed by the beautiful waters and splendid views. Because we were too late to take a kayak tour, we went hiking. We discovered more beautiful spots and we also saved some money. We even saw the same Calanques that were listed on the kayak trip, therefore, we were very glad... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Calanques boat tour from Cassis (did the 8 calanques visit). The trip can be a bit treacherous for camera gear due to infrequent incoming waves but the beautiful views were absolutely worth it. Glad we had a spot in the back of the boat though, the people in the front got soaking wet and were eventually forced... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Take the boat tour to see the Calanques and then look at which one you would like to see again and drive to the parking and hike in. Very astounding and impressive geography like the fjords but Mediterranean

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

one of the most beautiful places in France! A must-see if you visit the south of France. Relaxing views

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Most beautifull view, with a wonderfull water. Despite the fact that you spend 2hs walking and in some place going down in a declive mountain ( only 5 minutes stress), is valide any minute when you arrive at the beach.

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Many hikes along the different areas of the Calanques. Amazing views of the Mediterranean. Be careful climbing down, the trails are slippery even in dry weather and you can easily fall. Swimming is great, but the water is cold! Bring lots of water to drink

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I read in a guide book about the Calanques which are like fjords--inlets with deep water surrounded by (limestone) cliffs. My wife and I decided to drive more than an hour to visit Cassis and take a boat trip to the Calanques. In mid-September, the only boat trip offered was the standard visit to the 3 primary Calanques. We sat... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We went to book a boat trip at 9 am and despite the faded sign on the booking hut saying it opened at 13:30; and the boatman saying about noon, it opened at 9:30. It is best to research the different trips available before queueing to avoid making a hurried choice when at the cash desk. We were very pleased... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

You can take a ticket at the booth for different lengths of boat trip 3, 5, or 7 calanques. We took the 7 and it was very pleasant on the water looking at the passing sites.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Access the "calanques" via boat from Cassis. There are different roundtrips and you don't go ashore. Just sigh-seeing the limestone cliffs rising high out of the sea and forming deep and narrow "bays".

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