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Calanques National Park

Calanques national park

National Park Calanques

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Be the first to enjoy a unique park in Europe, the national park calanques, which should open in summer 2012.

Calanques national park

The objective of the Park is to provide better protection and benefit from additional means to preserve the calanques, these valleys carved by a river and recovered by the sea. National Park Calanques will be the first peri-urban national park in Europe.

All elements are present for the opening of a national park. The calanques in effect form a single territory in the world with limestone cliffs; biodiversity is particularly rich with among others, the presence of Europe’s largest lizard, the ocellated lizard and many human remains as the Cosquer cave and prehistoric paintings.Read More »National Park Calanques