From Marseille: Calanques National Park E-Mountain Bike Tour

4.8 / 5

15 Reviews

From Marseille: Calanques National Park E-Mountain Bike Tour

From US$ 63.65 per person

Swap the hustle and bustle of Marseille for the wild terrain of Calanques National Park on a 3-hour morning or afternoon tour by electric mountain bike. Work up a sweat on the off-road trails and let your bike take the strain on the steeper hills!

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Small group
Limited to 12 participants
Mobile ticketing
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Duration: 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the rugged landscape of Calanques National Park
  • Mountain bike along challenging off-road trails
  • Learn more about the natural history of the area from your guide
Full description
Familiarize yourself with the modern electric mountain bikes before you depart Marseille and head towards the rugged terrain of Calanques National Park. Pedal through the beautiful park of the Château Pastré. Then, cycle the mountain trails of Montagne de l’Aigle. Arrive at Parc de la Fontaine d’Ivoire and marvel at the beautiful scenery as you bike up and down the hills. Get a stunning view of the Calanque de Sormiou from the Col de Cortiou mountain pass, and then ascend a steep road with the help of your electric bike before you make your way back towards civilization. Ride along the Crête des Escampons between Marseille and the stunning Massif des Calanques. Continue through the southern suburb of Roy d’Espagne to arrive back at Pointe Rouge harbor in Marseille city center.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Electric mountain bikes
  • Helmets
  • Gloves
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Date

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Meeting point

3 Avenue d'Odessa in front of the avia gas station near the restaurant le carré inside the garage résidence le grand large.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking is allowed
  • You must be at least 15 years old to take part
  • Wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable, loose fitting clothes that allow for ease of movement
  •  You are advised against wearing high heels or platforms, sandals or flip flops
  • This activity may be operated by a multilingual guide
  • The height of all participants must be provided on booking
  • This activity is subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  •  Although the electric mountain bikes offer pedaling assistance, this activity is recommended for athletic participants due to the steep climb
  •  This is a small group tour of no more than 10 people for a more personalized experience
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

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  • Organization
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  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.3 / 5
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fantastic way to see the Calanques National Park and nearby towns

This e-mountain bike tour is an excellent way to see the Calanques National Park and nearby villages. The bikes were in good order, and the route was great including a mix of beachside streets, walking paths and rocky, hilly hiking paths. I am a regular cyclist with familiarity with riding over rocks and sand but someone with little experience might find the handling a little daunting. You don't have to be in super shape -- the e-bikes work great getting you up the grades. Meeting location was easy to find, and easily accessible by Metro and bus from downtown Marseille. I felt like it was a good value. And we had fun going to the beach across the street to cool off afterward!

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July 26, 2019

Views like no other!

Even though the temperature was 35 degrees, the ride was superb! The electric bikes make for easy riding but some experience of MTB would be a benefit as the dusty tracks can be quite challenging. The experience is well worth the effort as you will get to see some truly breathtaking views of the Calanques! Highly recommended for anyone who is not afraid to get sweaty and wants to see Marseille from a very different perspective.

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July 15, 2019

Do not miss. One of the most beautiful outings of my trip

All just great. Very nice easy outing for everyone. Breathtaking landscapes. Our guide was also very nice and well organized as we needed a first aid kit to cure a minor boo and he had them all with him. I recommend this activity to everyone young and old.

July 28, 2019

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