Discover the Hidden Secrets of the Calanques with La Girelle

Discover the Hidden Secrets of the Calanques with La Girelle

The Calanques of Marseille, with their turquoise waters and majestic cliffs, hold natural treasures and well-kept secrets. For five generations, the Calenquais have preserved and passed down secret maps of these enchanting places. For adventurers seeking authentic discoveries, these maps and exclusive routes are essential. Stay at La Girelle Small Hostel for easy access to the secrets of the Calanques.

A Preserved Territory to Protect

Stretching twenty kilometers along the coast, from La Madrague to Cassis, the Calanques offer a haven of peace and nature. Protected since 2012 by national park regulations, they are accessible under certain conditions. Explore these natural wonders, a treasure of our region, with the exclusive map of the Calanques and the secrets of the Calenquais.

The Secrets of the Calanques Revealed

  • Calanque de Marseilleveyre: A hidden paradise with a picturesque beach and stunning views of the Riou archipelago.
  • Île de Riou: A wild sanctuary with spectacular diving sites, mysterious caves, and ancient wrecks.
  • Port de Callelongue: Starting point for secret trails leading to the hidden treasures of the Calanques.
  • Les Goudes: An authentic fishing village offering panoramic views and a unique atmosphere.
  • Calanque de Morgiou: Home to the Cosquer cave, accessible only by sea, and breathtaking landscapes.
  • Calanque de Port-Miou: Easily accessible by car, it offers year-round moorings and hiking trails.
  • Calanque de Sugiton: A haven of wild and preserved nature, perfect for lovers of tranquility.
  • Calanque d’En-Vau: A spectacular natural amphitheater, ideal for diving, climbing, and swimming.

Plan Your Stay at La Girelle

La Girelle is the perfect accommodation for explorers of the Calanques. Located near hiking departures, our hostel offers modern comfort and a friendly atmosphere after a day of adventure. Enjoy our shared kitchen, relaxation areas, and expert advice from our team to make the most of your stay. More informations on : The Calanques of Marseille

Discover the Hidden Treasures of the Calanques

By staying at La Girelle, you will have the unique opportunity to discover the secrets of the Calanques with maps passed down by the Calenquais for generations. Our team is here to guide you and provide the necessary information for a successful exploration.


The Calanques of Marseille are a natural treasure waiting to be discovered. With the map of the Calanques and the secrets of the Calenquais, your adventure will be even more enriching. Stay at La Girelle Small Hostel for easy access and comfortable accommodation. Book now and prepare to explore the hidden wonders of the Calanques.

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