Beach of the calanque of Sormiou

Leisure Water sports Beach / Bathing Area
  • Calanque de Sormiou Marseille
  • Calanque de Sormiou plage
  • Plage de Sormiou
Calanque de Sormiou MarseilleCalanque de Sormiou plagePlage de Sormiou


If you are in Marseille and want to cut yourself off from the world, to stop hearing the noise of the city and discover an enchanting landscape, go for a walk on the beach of the calanque of Sormiou.
You can get there via the Baumettes district, south of the city, by taking the Sormiou pass and its small winding road which goes down directly to the cove. In summer, the descent is more complicated because cars are not allowed, it is done on foot just like the ascent! But what a pleasure to be on this small sandy beach, not to hear any car noise but only the lapping of the turquoise water and the voices of the children who play at the water's edge.

The beach of the calanque of Sormiou is also a very good starting point to discover the calanques by kayak. A small marina, cabins, a restaurant of traditional and Provencal cuisine as well as a sports center UCPA occupy it. The parking is compulsory and paying : 5 EUR. The beach is equipped with toilets.

The beach is supervised by a rescue team in July and August.
This cove is now included in the Calanques National Park.
Accessible for disabled
Practical information
  • Parking :
    • Parking nearby
  • Visits :
    • you can visit it
  • Park :
    • Park
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Beach
  • Services :
    • Supervised beach
  • Equipment :
    • Equipment
Beach of the calanque of Sormiou
Route de Sormiou


Plage de la calanque de Sormiou
Route de Sormiou
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.2103
Longitude : 5.4205

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