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The Provence, all around Marseille, holds an uncommon natural mountain range. The very mention of the calanques conjures up vision of incomparable limestone’s whiteness reflected in the Mediterranean blue. « La Sainte Victoire ou la Sainte Baume » legendaries mountain ranges where a lot of artists lived, fascinated by the beauty of the scenery.

Let’s discover Port-Miou,Port Pin, En Vau, Sugiton, Sormiou, Morgiou, Devenson and Figuerolles.

From 6 persons
930 €
From 10 persons 830 €
From 15 persons 730 €
Professional guide (French : Accompagnateur Moyenne Montagne), 15 persons maximum per group
Bus transfer to and from hikes
6 days of hikes and walks
Security gear
Professional civil liability insurances
Lunches from Day 2 to Day 7 with local fresh food
Half board in a 2-stars hotel
A 2 hours crossing by boat
Not included
Extra cost of a single room
Transportation to the meeting point*
Personal snacks and drinks, wine at the restaurant
Extra drinks at the bars
Picnics of Day 1
Personal civil liability insurances
Cancellation insurance
Everything that is not indicated in the section «what the price includes »
*we can organize your flight and your transfer to the meeting point

You will like…

  • The hotel two stars with a good comfort
  • The old town and the port of Cassis
  • The hikes with view of  the Mediterranean Sea
  • The unique charm of the cliffs of the creeks
  • The Cape Cannailles and the cliffs of Soubeyrannes


Information comlémentaire

Tarif dégressif+10 personnes, +15 personnes, Individuel, Séjour libre
Duration7 days 6 nights

Day 1 « Welcome to La Ciotat »

Pick up at La Ciotat train station.
The arrival will be in the afternoon at the hotel in the charming port of La Ciotat. After the briefing on the trip, we will visit La Ciotat, its port and the Muget park above the sea and surprising rocks. Duration 2 hours.

Day 2 « From Cassis to calanque d’en Vau »

From Cassis, we will go to the Eastern entrance  of  the new national park of the Calanques. From there, we will discover several wonderful calanques : Port Miou, Port Pin and En- Vau. These three beautiful narrow and deep calanques are the easiest to access, you will need 4 hours to explore them.

Walking duration: 4 hours


Day 3 « At the heart of the calanques ‘Sormiou, Morgiou and Sugiton’ »

After breakfast, we will go to Luminy using the Gineste pass thanks to a private transfer. The hikepath starts at the university campus and brings us to the Morgiou and Sormiou creeks and ends at the most intimate one : Sugiton. Walking duration: 5 hours

Day 4 : Traversée La Ciotat – Cassis et le Cap Canaille

After breakfast, we will enjoy a 2-hour boat trip to admire all of the calanques from La Ciotat up to Morgiou. Back in La Ciotat, we will leave for a hike around the heights of Cap Canaille, the european highest maritime cliff, offering panoramic views on the area.

Day 5 : La Sainte Baume

After Breakfast,we head to Plan d’Aups. The hike is a  6-hour loop that will allow us to discover the beautiful Sainte Baume massif on the footpaths of Doctor Joseph Pourcel. This passionate man spent more than fifty years to draw and paint the flora of this area.

Walking duration: 5-6 hours


Day 6 : Le sentier des 13 contours

This day will be dedicated to a 4 to 5 hours hike to discover the coastline and calanques massif. We will walk to and around the summit of the Calanques, Mount Puget (565m high) where we will have a unique panorama of all the massif and Marseille city. Around, time and erosion have sculpted strange shapes in the limestone.

Day 7 : Sainte Victoire

After check out, a private transfer will bring us to Saint Antonin-sur-Bavon at the bottom of the mountain Sainte Victoire. The hike will start from this point up until the Croix de Provence where a 360° view on Pagnol and Giono’s provence awaits us. The journey will end at the parking lot around 5.30 pm. Drop off at the La Ciotat train station

Please note: the order of the 6 hikes can be re-arranged by the guide depending on weather conditions. Cultural visits can replace the hikes in the worst cases.

2-star hotel-restaurant « La Croix de Malte » in La Ciotat

Though the hotel is  located in the center of La Ciotat it is quiet and facing the marina, 50m from the sea.

The hotel has a garden, a shaded terrace and a secure private parking.

From 7 persons you choose the date!

From 6 persons the trip is confirmed!

Rates/ persons/ double room / adult

September to June   850 €

  • Decreasing rates : 6 / 10 / 15 persons
    • 930€ / 830 € / 730 €