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Calanque de Sormiou  

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Submitted By: Pascal Ripoche on Oct 15, 2010
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First calanque from Marseille with a small harbor, a restaurant and a small sand beach. A nice spot to enjoy swimming and climbing during the summer. The road is sometime closed to car during the summer due to fire hazard.
see: calanques13.com/calanque-sormi...

Getting There 

From Rond-point du Prado go south on Boulevard Michelet.
After 2.3km turn right on Boulevard Camille Blanc and keep going straight on Avenue Ludovic Lègre.
then turn left on Avenue de Mazargues. Stay on the right lane and switch to Chemin du Lancier.
Keep going straight at the first roundabout and then turn left on the second roundabout following Chemin du Lancier.
Keep going straight on Chemin du Lancier which changes name to Chemin du Roi d'Espagne and finally Chemin de Sormiou

Climbing Season

For the France area.

Weather station 19.3 miles from here

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