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Hiking grade : Class 1 Help_16x16
Distance_16x16 5.7 km Ascent_16x16 226 m Vertical_drop_16x16 221 m
Duration : 2h15
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Accès depuis "Avenue de la gare Cassis"

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Steps for this hike

    • Take the path marked green towards the north.
  • 2
    Path_16o Tracé vert 8a
    Distance_16x16 157 m, Ascent_16x16 1 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 10 m
    • Pass a trail on your left.
    • At the crossroads with an asphalt road, take left.
  • 3
    Path_16o Avenue des Calanques
    Distance_16x16 130 m, Ascent_16x16 4 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 11 m
    • The asphalt road goes down for 130 meters.
    • Take the first path on the left.
  • 4
    Path_16o Sentier du port
    Distance_16x16 737 m, Ascent_16x16 9 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 28 m
    • Leave the path signed red gr 98 on your right.
    • Go down the stairs.
    • You arrive in the cove : port miou.
    • Follow the right bank of the cove.
    • The trail follow the water side.
    • Pass in front of a building.
    • The trail goes up a steep slope for 30 meters.
    • At the crossroads with an unpaved road, take left.
  • 5
    Path_16o -Without name-
    Distance_16x16 290 m, Ascent_16x16 10 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 3 m
    • After 290 meters, the unpaved road becomes a path.
  • 6
    Path_16o -Without name-
    Distance_16x16 446 m, Ascent_16x16 15 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 13 m
    • Pass a view point over : cap canaille.
    • Pass 1 tank(s).
    • The path continues in a slaby terrain.
    • Path goes on polished rocks.
    • Pass a trail on your left.
    • The path join the crest.
    • Continue until the clearing.
    • La narine de neptune is a few meters to your left.
    • Cross a trail and continue on the trail.
  • 7
    Path_16o -Without name-
    Distance_16x16 87 m, Ascent_16x16 35 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 29 m
    • The trail goes up during 90 meters.
    • At the fork, take the trail on your right.
  • 8
    Path_16o -Without name-
    Distance_16x16 987 m, Ascent_16x16 0 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 0 m
    • There is a lot of trails in this area
    • Always take the trail on your left to do a loop.
    • The trail pass in the middle of ruins.
    • We join the route followed on the way up.
  • 9
    Path_16o
    Distance_16x16 87 m, Ascent_16x16 29 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 35 m
    Turn back on the step 7.
    • Continue until the clearing.
    • At the crossroads, leave the trail taken on your way in and take left.
  • 10
    Path_16o -Without name-
    Distance_16x16 171 m, Ascent_16x16 1 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 5 m
    • You arrive in the cove : port pin.
    • Take the unpaved road straight ahead.
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    Path_16o Tracé vert 8b
    Distance_16x16 1184 m, Ascent_16x16 58 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 6 m
    • Follow the unpaved road in the small valley.
    • Follow the green signs.
    • Pass in front of a building.
    • Pass in front of a well.
    • Pass a trail on your right.
    • Pass in front of a well.
    • At the crossroads with an unpaved road, take left.
  • 12
    Path_16o Tracé vert 8b
    Distance_16x16 503 m, Ascent_16x16 42 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 6 m
    • The unpaved road is concreted.
    • At the fork, take the unpaved road on your right.
    • The unpaved road is not concreted anymore.
    • At the crossroads with a track, take right.
  • 13
    Path_16o -Without name-
    Distance_16x16 591 m, Ascent_16x16 1 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 70 m
    • The track does a couplle of laces.
    • We join the route followed on the way up.
  • 14
    Path_16o
    Distance_16x16 287 m, Ascent_16x16 21 m, Vertical_drop_16x16 5 m
    Turn back from the step 3 to the step 1.

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When to go

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Global information

Période 1 : best period
Période 2 : bad period
  • Restricted access on a daily base depending on the fire risk.
  • It is too hot.
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