During this tour, you will enjoy a scenic guided 3-hour electric bike tour from the South of Marseille to the Sormiou Calanque, located in the Calanques National Park. Cycle along the narrow, steep-walled inlets between limestone mountains and the Mediterranean sea. Discover this unique natural environment from a comfortable electric bike.
This experience is best for participants in good health and able to ride a bike. Thanks to the electric power of your bike, you will be able to cover more ground quickly, and without exerting as much effort as a conventional bicycle.
Multiple departure times are available, including a morning departure which makes it an ideal shore excursion option while in Marseille.
Meet your small-group and guide near Pointe Rouge beach to begin your e-bike ride towards the Calanque de Sormiou. Get outfitted with a helmet and a comfortable electric mountain bike. After getting familiar with the settings of the electric mountain bikes (pedelec), you will leave Pointe Rouge area and set off along the small roads of Calanques National Park. This is an area of high ecological importance. From May the 1st to September the 31st, the access to motor vehicles is restricted. Electric bikes are therefore one of the best ways to get to this haven of peace on the doorsteps of the city.
This tour leads to Sormiou, a true paradise between the majestic limestone mountains and Mediterranean sea. Your guide will share the history of this strategic location and point out the natural curiosities of the area, including flowers. Hear stories about the Calanques de Sormiou and discover the unique local wildlife as you cycle.
You will visit a small fishing port and its hamlet before heading off to the beach. There, it will be hard to resist the temptation to go swimming in the sea or to take a drink on the waterside.
This itinerary has been designed to take full advantage of this unique natural environment. Tours are led by an experienced guide and are designed for small groups of maximum 10 persons. Safety, customer satisfaction and enjoyment are your guide's priorities. Conclude your 3-hour e-bike ride by returning to Pointe Rouge beach through the Calanques.