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Marseille: Calanques National Park Sailing Cruise with Lunch

4.6 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: Goélette Alliance

Marseille: Calanques National Park Sailing Cruise with Lunch

Activity provider: Goélette Alliance
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 137.58 per person

Board a sailing cruise on a traditional wooden Schooner built in 1949 and head to Calanques National Park to go snorkeling.

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French, English, Italian


  • Admire the scenery of Calanques National Park
  • Go snorkeling and enjoy a fresh buffet lunch on board
  • Board a sailing cruise on a traditional wooden Schooner
Full description
Board the boat at Vieux-Port, in front of Marseille’s city hall. Enjoy fruit juice and coffee served by the crew. Then set sail for the Bay of Marseille. Hear about the area's history and local culture from the crew on board. Anchor near a rocky inlet called a calanque, and go snorkeling in the crystal clear waters. Around midday break for an aperitif, and an exquisite lunch buffet made from organic, seasonal local produce. Enjoy two glasses of rosé with your meal. After lunch, continue to the Riou Archipelago and stop at a second scenic spot to swim and take in the scenery. You will then start heading back to the Vieux-Port. If you are interested, the friendly crew will be happy to give you an introduction to sailing.
  • Cold buffet lunch
  • Aperitif and two glasses of rosé
  • Boat tour
  • Use of snorkel, mask, and flippers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

In front of Marseille's city hall

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What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
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Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 14 reviews

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BOOK IT NOW! This experience was a highlight of our trip! The boat is beautiful, classic look at 70 years old in PERFECT condition. We used the motor for some of the trip, but got to sail for some, they even let us help pull the ropes to get the sails up which was cool. They bring you to the first swim/snorkel spot and prepare a refreshing and delicious lunch for after the first swim. They take you to the next swim/snorkel spot and then provide a tasty dessert after. They were amazing hosts, very nice, and really do love what they do. There is a ladder you can go up/down to get in & out of the water, but they let you jump off the boat into the water which was really fun. They also put a paddle board in the water so you could sit on that if you need a break. Highly recommend, such a great experience! The boat departs from & arrives back in Old Port which is a lovely area with lots of restaurants & a little shopping market. We were out from 10-16:30ish. So much fun!

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June 22, 2022

It was just a wonderful experience, not too crowded on the ship, the best day of our vacation ...

September 1, 2021

A very nice experience in a small group for an exceptional day in the Calanques park, with well-appreciated snorkeling sessions in crystal clear water and a pretty blue

August 21, 2021

Product ID: 395356