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Calanques de Piana by Petr Slováček
Calanques de Piana by Petr Slováček
Calanques de Piana are a series of red rocks and cliffs that plunge up to 300 metres into the Mediterranean below. This incredible series of rock formations sits right along road so you can enjoy breathtaking views from the roadside or explore one of the many trails leading to even more photogenic views. The most popular is the trail called the Chateau Fort that starts next to the rock called the Tete de Chien: unlike many rocks that are given animal names this one really does look exactly like the head of a dog, is signposted and is on a bend in the road soon after you enter the calanques so is easy to find. From here a path leads through the rocks and forest before reaching a stunning viewpoint across the cliffs and sea, and a large rock in the shape of a castle (hence the name). (Piana, France)