CLIMBING WEEK LES CALANQUES

Trip type: Sport climbing
Duration: 7 days
Country/Region: France, Marseille
Price: 1’499.00 CHF p.P.
Participants: 4-8
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The Calanques area between Marseille and Cassis is a treat for climbing enthusiasts. A special attraction of climbing in Les Calanques is the spectacular scenery. The sheer cliffs rise majestically above the turquoise sea, while the picturesque bays and beaches stretch out below. The sight alone is a reward for the efforts of climbing! Come with us on a top class climbing week in this small natural paradise!

Requirements:

Kletterferie

Climbing Niveau

Schwierigkeit 3 5 1

Min. 5a lead climbing

Belaying

Schwierigkeit 3 5 1

Experienced

Multi Pitch climbing techniques

Schwierigkeit 2 5 1

Experience a plus, but not mandatory

Climbing in Les Calanques, on the French coast – Your climbing vacation in France

Les Calanques, a spectacular coastal area in the south of France, offer an impressive backdrop and unforgettable experiences to enthusiastic climbers. This breathtaking area stretches along the coast between Marseille and Cassis and consists of steep rock faces, rugged cliffs and picturesque bays. It is a true paradise for climbers of all levels. The variety of climbing routes in Les Calanques is impressive. From gentle multi-pitch routes to challenging technical climbing routes, there is something for everyone. The rock formations offer numerous opportunities for different climbing techniques such as slab climbing, crack climbing and even overhangs. On this climbing vacation you can benefit from both climbing coaching sessions to increase your level, or go climbing in a relaxed way with sea views and like-minded people at idyllic bays.

There are a variety of climbing areas in Les Calanques to explore. Among the most popular are Sormiou, Morgiou, En-Vau and Calanque de Port-Miou. Each area offers a unique experience and a variety of routes for climbers of all levels. For climbers who love the beauty of nature and the adventure of climbing, Les Calanques is an absolute must. The combination of challenging routes, breathtaking scenery and Mediterranean flair makes this region a dream destination for climbers from all over the world. So grab your climbing gear and venture into the fascinating rock faces of Les Calanques – an unforgettable experience awaits you.

On climbing vacation in Les Calanques

In Les Calanques wirst du nicht nur auf unglaubliche Felswände, Tausende von Kletterrouten und atemberaubende Aussichten treffen, sondern auch auf leckeres Essen und Good Times mit Gleichgesinnten. Bereit für deine nächste Woche Kletterurlaub?

Your benefits with Exped Tribe:

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Local and multilingual mountain guide or climbing instructor

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Support member

who will document the trip with professional recordings and look after your well-being. You will receive drone videos, photos and much more as a souvenir of your adventure.

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Small groups

of max. 8 participants. Increased flexibility, familiar atmosphere and harmonious get-together. We do our best to ensure that all participants have an incredible adventure! We conduct expectation phone calls and pool participants who have similar expectations and abilities. We are happy to accept special requests!

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Vegetarian friendly

We offer Alpine gourmet cuisine, completely without meat/fish!

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Co2 compensation

Planting of several trees per participant. You will receive a certificate of your trees and will be able to follow their growth.

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Rental materials

Cost-effective rental materials such as climbing equipment and much more are available.

calanques views

Planned itinerary of the climbing week in Calanques

Sicht aus dem Flieger

Day 1

Travel from Switzerland by public transport or carpooling. Arrival and check-in at our accommodation. Relaxed round through the old town and if the temperatures allow a refreshing jump into the sea. Discussion of the wishes, goals and climbing contents of the week with the mountain guide.

klettern arco

Day 2-6

A full program awaits us! Long climbing days, fine local food and technique coaching are on the agenda. Of course, the relaxation times will not be missing, fine ice cream by the sea included 😉

klettern arco

Day 7

The morning is still at our disposal to get the last souvenirs, to climb the last route or to dare a last jump into the cool. In the afternoon we head back towards Switzerland. It was nice with you!

Important info about your trip

Clothing
  • Hard Shell Jacket
  • Soft shell or fleece jacket
  • Climbing pants, T-shirt and sweater
  • Hat, gloves
  • Spare underwear
  • Flip-flops and swimming trunks
Miscellaneous
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun and lip cream, sun hat
  • Drinking bottle
  • Ev. camera
  • Sturdy shoes for approach
  • Backpack (20-40l)
Technische Ausrüstung
  • Helmet
  • Climbing shoes (tight but comfortable)
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing set (3 HMS carabiners, belay/rappel device, 1 set of 6 expresses, 60 cm webbing sling, belay sling, Prusik sling, magnesium bag)
  • belay device (recommendation: Grigri, Edelrid Megajul)
  • Other climbing material, if available
Inclusive
  • Mountain guide or climbing instructor

  • Breakfast

  • Overnight stay in a Guest House, Hotel or Airbnb of the middle class

  • Professional photo reportage and videos

  • Group material

  • Co2 compensation with the planting of 10 trees/participant

Exclusive
  • Travel to and from the destination country (carpooling costs will be shared).
  • Breakfast, dinner and snacks
  • Private insurance with coverage of repatriation costs
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Everything that is not listed under “Included
Catering
  • Breakfast and dinner: In the mornings and evenings we can cook something fine at our “headquarters” or go out to eat together at a nearby cafe or restaurant.

  • Meals are not included in the tour price.

Rental material
  • Climbing harness, CHF 20.00
  • Helmet, CHF 15.00
  • Climbing set, CHF 70.00
Others, Add-ons
  • If you like, you can round off this adventure with a SUP, yoga or paragliding morning;

CLIMBING CALANQUES

French flair, rock climbing above the sea, relaxed atmosphere. Your climbing vacation in Les Calanques!
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