Calanque des Eaux salées

Walk - Toute l'année (sauf restrictions d'accès aux massifs) - Free

Hiking in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of Alpilles, Maussane-les-Alpilles initially. This loop goes borrows the outskirts of the village of les Baux-de-Provence and Paradou. In this country circuit, you will discover the cultures of olive trees classified in AOC, multiple channels for irrigation of fields, stone Bastide, a House Wren... It is also a circuit without technical difficulty, the route follows mainly the forest paths or roads. The route passes under the rocky outcrop of the leases which resembles a bow of boat closely as far it remains stunning. A little further away, the garrigue Unveils post-war Mas quite atypical décor of Provence, the 'baou trouca"rock holes. The trail ends by the crossing of old Maussane and passing through the centre of the village.

Parking (Plage du Rouet);

Carry le Rouet

Du parking, dirigez-vous vers la plage et empruntez la petite route (Avenue Blanche-Calvet) à l'est. Prenez à gauche l'impasse des Eaux-Salées en direction de la chapelle du Rouet.)

Chapelle du Rouet;

Carry le Rouet

Dirigez-vous vers la chapelle. Revenez sur vos pas. Avant la barrière CD111, empruntez à droite, entre deux grillages le chemin le long de la voie ferrée. Descendez des escaliers vers la calanque.

Vallon de l'Escalayolle;

Carry le Rouet

Remontez les escaliers, sous le viaduc et dirigez-vous vers le vallon de l'Escalayolle. Laissez le GR et les escaliers et suivez le tracé jaune à gauche, sur un sentier en balcon jusqu'au fond du vallon. Parcourez-le puis quittez-le à gauche vers le nord.

Carrefour de pistes;

Carry le Rouet

Au carrefour des pistes, orientez-vous à gauche et suivez le chemin jusqu'au pont du chemin de fer.
Vous arrivez à nouveau au chemin qui vous amène vers la chapelle du Rouet, prenez à droite et revenez au parking par le même itinéraire.

Information provided by Provence Tourisme

  • Organiser

    Provence Tourisme
    Le Montesquieu
    13 rue Roux de Brignoles

    13006 Marseille

  • Adresse de départ

    Carry le Rouet

  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Distance

    4km

  • Duration

    1 to 2hrs

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Slope

    120m

  • Phone

    • 04 91 13 84 13
  • Fax

    04 91 33 01 82

  • Website

  • Download topo map

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