Calanques National Park, in the south of France, extends between the cities of Marseille, Cassis and La Ciotat, along a coastal massif of limestone cliffs and islets with ecosystems preserved for many living species. With around 3,400 opened routes (2,400 sport routes and 1,000 trad routes), easy access and a favorable climate in all seasons, the Calanques are nowadays one of the most famous climbing areas in France and Europe.
We organize a sport and multi-pitch climbing trip to Calanques for small groups so you really get to enjoy routes adapted to your level and discover the nicest beaches of this beautiful French National Park. Our qualified rock climbing guide will show you the best routes and locations so you will have a unforgettable experience!
Due to the different orientation of the walls you can climb in the Calanques throughout the year, although we recommend the softer seasons such as spring or autumn to not to get too cold or hot in this area of southern France.
You will meet your climbing guide at Marseille (MRS), the second largest city of France.
We usually rest one day for every two climbing days, but we also adapt the rhythm to the participants. There are many activities for rest days such as diving, hiking, beaches scouting and more!
For a short climbing trip to Calanques, the 3 – 5 days trip will give you a taste of Calanques’ rock climbing!
Suggested rest days: 0-1
Ideal for a first climbing trip to the island. The 6 – 10 days trip will give you a taste of the Calanques’ main sectors!
- En Vau
Suggested rest days: 2-3
If you want really get to feel Calanques’ vibes and discover its main sectors and local gems, this trip is for you!
- En Vau
Suggested rest days: 3+
Accommodation during the trip will be established depending on the number of nights and participants. We will help you find and book the most appropriate place that best suits your preferences. When booking, you will have to take care of the guide’s expenses for all the nights the trip lasts. The guide will fully adapt himself to the type of accommodation chosen and the type of room (private or shared room). Below are different options with approximative prices per night and per person that will help us recommend you place.
- Luxury option (100€): hotel (from 3* to 5*)
- Family option (70€): rental flat with a kitchen so you can have intimacy while you have the option to cook at home after the climbing day.
- Economic option (50€): hostel, shared rooms and similar. The cheapest option to get to this climbing paradise and share the experience with other climbers.
Prices will depend on the number of participants and the number of climbing days. We fully adapt ourselves to your needs and availability!
Prices do not include clients transport to Marseille (MRS) nor clients daily expenses (feeding).
- Qualified climbing guide
- Group climbing gear
- Transfer from airport to accommodation
- Personal climbing gear (climbing shoes, harness and helmet)
- Plane tickets to Marseille (MRS)
- Everything not listed in the included items