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Calanques rock climbing week in Marseille and Cassis

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Discover rock climbing in the beautiful calanques of Marseille and Cassis during this 5-day course with the IFMGA certified mountain guide Sébastien.

Massif des Calanques

5 Days

May, Jun, Sep, Oct


Spend five days surrounded by breathtaking scenery while practicing your technical skills in this calanques rock climbing course in Marseille and Cassis.

The most famous calanques in the world await! This course is targeted to climbers who want to improve their rock climbing skills. Athletes wishing to give rock climbing a try can also sign up. An intermediate-sustained climbing level (5c/6a level, in the French scale) is required as well as a very good physical condition.

With the Mediterranean Sea as a backdrop, the Marseille and Cassis calanques offer strikingly beautiful views of the area and amazing rock climbing conditions. The region’s great weather will only add to an adventure you will never forget!

A minimum of 4 and a maximum of 5 people can take this course together. It is available upon request from the beginning of May to mid-June and from the beginning of September to mid-October.

Don’t hesitate to contact me even if you are alone as we can usually find other people to take the course with you. And if you are part of a group, contact me to receive a preferential price!

On the first day, we will meet in Marseille and spend the morning at the beautiful Aiguille Sugiton. We will also do our first big route: the Direct. On the second day, we’ll tackle the Calanque d’En Vau, a 100 meter route with 4 belay stations. Day 3 is reserved for our first aerial route at La Candelle. You’ll enjoy unforgettable views at Castelviel on day 4 and then Morgiou on day 5.

Join me for this calanques rock climbing course and spend unforgettable five days discovering rock climbing in the most gorgeous surroundings you can imagine!

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Day 1: Meeting and first big route

Meeting at Marseille and climbing of La Direct.

Day 2: Calanque d'En Vau

Choice between two different routes on the magnificent D’Ansange cliff.

Day 3: La Candelle

First aerial route.

Day 4: Castelviel

Ramond crossing.

Day 5: Morgiou

Antécime route.



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This price does not include: transport to and from the starting point, drinks, accommodation (hotel, hut or camping to reduce costs), meals for you and the guide.

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About the guide

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Mountain Guide

IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain Guide -
Sébastien is originally from Toulon. Before he dedicated his time fully to his passion, mountaineering, he has completed a degree in Alpine Geography.
His thirst for adventure took him from countries such as Turkey and Peru to the high mountains of Pakistan .
Since 2000, he work as a Mountain Guide in Chamonix, La Clusaz and all over the world.


French | English



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What people are saying about Sébastien


Super semaine avec Sébastien et Guillaume. Très partant pour refaire un stage!!!


Une page superbe, intéressante, un guide talentueux, sympa et simple avec qui on a plaisir à partager notre passion pour la montagne. Merci Sébastien !



Excellent course. Sebastien tailored the content to my goals and was a great and thorough instructor. A very enjoyable and educational course.


Grâce à Sebastien L vous repoussez vos limites! Exigent mais attentif il vous amènera découvrir des paysages hors des sentiers battus...avec la cool attitude. Bref un super guide!


Una página estupenda, interesante, una guía talentosa, agradable y sencilla con la que nos complace compartir nuestra pasión por la montaña. Gracias Sebastián!

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