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Electric mountain bike - Family hike in the Calanques

Hiking with electric mountain bikes one the Roads of the calanques from Pointe rouge to Sormiou

1/2 DAY


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Discovery of the Calanques of Marsille through a family hike with electric mountain bikes

 

With Active Road, you will have the possibility to discover a beautiful route within the national parc of the Calanques via an unusual activity, the mountain bike with an electric assistance.

Leaving from the district of Pointe Rouge, you will quickly leave the agitation of the agglomeration of Marseille to joint the parc of the Calanques. On the way, you will discover beautiful places such as le Pastre parc, on the border of Marseilleveyre's heights.Thereafter, you will be brought to the mysterious Ivory Spring, right before leaving for higher places like the mountain pass of Cortiou, to overhang the majestuous Calanque of Sormiou, with a masterly view with on one side, the mediterranean sea surrounded by cliffs, and on the other side the metropole of Marseille. With its small beach and its turquoise seabed, this place is ideal for a swim and the observation of the marine wildlife. The identity of the place is also really strong with its typical sheds, its little fishing harbor and its few inhabitants with their inimitable way of living.

If the water's temperature does not attract you, we can still leave our bikes for a few minutes and enjoy a drink on the seaside, or pace the small sideroads to discover the mediterranean flora.

Through playful roads, we will guide you to discover the beauty of these sites and the impregnable view they offer. An amazing activity, accessible to the whole family to share great moments on the saddle of our electric mountain bikes. The outing is cut with a few stops to discover the rich patrimony this parc has to offer, may it be its wildlife or flora, on the ground, in the sea, or in the air.

3 à 4 h

9am - 00:30 pm

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After a first grip of our moutain bikes with electric assistance, we will take the road of the calanques through the Pastre park. Then we will take the trails and tracks of the mountain of the Eagle to join the Ivory Spring. 

After a quick comeback to civilization, we will return to the calanques to the mountain pass of Cortiou, where we we will dicover below the famous calanque of Sormiou.

From this apex, we will descend through the crest of Escampons, located between the city and the parc of the Calanques, to come back to our meeting point next to the Pointe Rouge harbor. 

Comfortable cloths, sport shoes, backpack, 1,5 L of water per person.

Security equipment will be provided (helmet, gloves and protections if necessary). 

Meeting point

Your monitor will wait for you in front of the bar "Manhattan Marseille", 215 avenue Pierre Mendes france, 13008 Marseille, with the equipment.

Access: 

  • Boat : Vieux port - Pointe Rouge shuttle. One departure every hour from 8 am to 7 pm
  • Bus : Stop at "Vieille Chapelle" or "Plage de Gatons" (Bus n° 19,47 or 583). Details on the website of the RTM.
  • Bike : Bike station "Velo city" n°8078
  • Car : Public car park P7 - Vieille Chapelle, in front of the meeting point
  • Discover and get initiated to the mountain bike with electric assistance
  • The ease to evolve in steep climbs thanks to an efficient electric assistance
  • The discovery of emblematic sites of the Calanques
  • The friendliness on a mountain bike hike in the middle of the nature
  • The panoramas of Marseille and the calanques