The Calanques in winter, a nature sports paradise
Beyond hiking, different nature activities can be enjoyed in winter in the Calanques such as climbing, mountain biking or even scuba diving.
Climbing in the Calanques offers a large diversity of routes to explore. A true climber’s paradise, the cliffs of the calanques will introduce you to a rich and exceptional biodiversity. If you opt for climbing, you will be invited to practice this activity with the greatest respect for the site.
Biking within the calanques offers you real sensations, it will enable you to discover this exceptional place in a different way, but be careful however, the activity is possible but strictly supervised. Only a very precise network of tracks, carriage roads and paths is authorized. Outside this zone, activity is prohibited. You may be fined if you fail to comply.
Scuba diving in the calanques invites you to discover the seabed of our beautiful Mediterranean. In these crystal-clear waters, a veritable ballet of aquatic species awaits you as you enter the world of silence. Like all activities in the Calanques, scuba diving is subject to very strict regulations. respect certain rules. Wearing a wetsuit, be sure to use the mooring buoys and rings provided for divers. You respect the species by avoiding voluntary contact with them and not feeding them. Certain zones are prohibited for scuba diving, such as the zones de protection archéologique (ZPR) located in the Cousteau triangle off the islands of Riou and Plan, and at Pointe de la Voile at Cap Morgiou.