Regulations on land
The Calanques National Park is open from October 1st to May 31st unless it is closed exceptionally. From June 1st to September 30th, access to the massif is regulated by a Prefectoral decree due to high fire risks. Before you come it is preferable to enquire about the conditions from the Bouches-du-Rhône Prefecture, a map is put online daily, you can call 0811 20 13 13 or download the app « Mes Calanques ». A color code allows you to identify the authorisations to be present in the massif. Red traffic is forbidden even on foot.
Access roads to the Calanques
The roads to La Gardiole, Morgiou, Sormiou and Callelongue have additional regulations. The Gardiole road and the Cap Croisette road are closed all year round.
The roads of Morgiou, Sormiou and Callelongue are closed every weekend of May and October all day long as well as during the All Saints’ holiday and every day in June, July and August. Pedestrian access on these roads remains authorized under certain conditions.
If you want to go hiking, it is necessary to be well prepared. Take a map of the Calanques, good shoes, sunglasses, a hat, at least 1.5 litres of water per person, a telephone, a first aid kit, and if you go alone, tell your friends and family of your departure.