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Calanques National Park: E-Mountain Bike with Virtual Guide

1. Calanques National Park: E-Mountain Bike with Virtual Guide

Deposit by credit card mandatory. After a welcome and a presentation of the equipment, your host will make you suggestions for courses adapted to your level and your desires. You will have a solution for 4 people. Thanks to the navigation on the application, you will not be able to get lost and you will discover the secret and majestic corners of the Calanques Natinal Park! You must be experienced and have no fear on rocky paths, Even if there are easier routes, you can even choose to stay on the road! You can choose to visit the creeks by very little frequented tracks, and take the time to admire exceptional points of view. Also, discover Cap Canaille, one of the highest maritime cliffs in Europe, to overlook the whole region! This experience is sporty but you will be assisted by the powerful engine of our e-bikes.

From Marseille: Cassis and Aix-en-Provence Tour

2. From Marseille: Cassis and Aix-en-Provence Tour

There are some places you can’t help falling in love with at first sight and Cassis is one of them! Your afternoon excursion to Cassis begins in Marseille where you meet your friendly tour guide. Set off for an unforgettable visit and take in the panoramic view from the Cape Canaille, the highest maritime cliff in Europe (photo stop) as you go. Arriving in Cassis, walk around the old fishing port, with all its colourful boats. Possibility to have lunch or swimming/sun-bathing). You will have the possibility to embark on a 1 hour cruise from Cassis to discover the calanques, limestone cliffs which dive into the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean sea and create natural coves (fat, rocky claws that resemble Norwegian fjords and poke out into the sea) (the cruise ticket is not included). You will be in Aix en Provence for the rest of the excursion. Stroll on the famous Cours Mirabeau dotted with refreshing fountains. Admire the private mansions from 17th and 18th centuries. Free time before to drive back to Marseille. Please note: We cannot be held responsible if the Calanques cruise is canceled due to bad weather or if the Crest road and the access to Cap Canaille are closed (no refund can be claimed).

From Aix-en-Provence: Cassis Tour with Cap Canaille Stop

3. From Aix-en-Provence: Cassis Tour with Cap Canaille Stop

On this 4-hour sightseeing excursion from Aix-en-Provence by air-conditioned minibus, you drive along the coast to the charming village of Cassis, a small fishing port nestled between the famous calanques (inlets) and majestic Cap Canaille. Stop for photos at Cape Canaille. Be introduced to everyday life in Provence as you soak up Mediterranean sea views. Shop like a real local with a stroll through the provincial market on Wednesday and Friday. Have the chance to take a 1-hour boat trip (ticket not included) to sail to 3 of the calanques, where you will see up-close the limestone cliffs that rise and fall steeply into the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean.

Marseille: Marseille and Cassis Tour for Cruise Passengers

4. Marseille: Marseille and Cassis Tour for Cruise Passengers

The Gineste and the Crests roads will lead you to the outstanding site of Cape Canaille from where you will appreciate the exceptional view of the bay of Cassis. Cassis is an ancient fishing port and the harbor is probably the most beautiful part of the village. You will have the possibility to board on a 1h boat trip (ticket not included) to discover 3 Calanques, steep-walled coves with tiny harbors or beaches at the end. Take some free time for lunch during the day. Panoramic tour of the city of Marseille on the way back, including a photo stop at Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica. From this hill, enjoy a breathtaking view of the Phocaean city, the Frioul islands, and If Castle. Drive on the Corniche Road, a sign of wealth for merchants and bourgeois from the 19th century who built magnificent houses with many ostentatious splendid features. You will then reach Saint-Victor abbey (11th century) at the entry of the Vieux-Port (Old Port).

From Aix-en-Provence: Cassis & Luberon Tour

5. From Aix-en-Provence: Cassis & Luberon Tour

Embark on a tour to several villages from Aix-en-Provence. Stop at several picturesque villages and admire the fantastic scenery. Depart from Aix-en-Provence by minivan and first drive to Cassis and Cape Canaille. Spend some free time strolling through the charming fisherman port of Cassis, before stopping to admire the views of the highest seaside cliff in Europe, Cape Canaille. Enjoy the local market on Wednesday and Friday. Next, continue north to the Massif du Luberon, known for its many quaint villages. First, discover the village of Lourmarin famous for its Renaissance-style castle. Enjoy a photo stop in Bonnieux, followed by a visit to the colorful village of Roussillon, where the houses are painted with ochre. Stroll in the medieval village of Gordes, a scenic village perched on a steep hilltop. Afterward, be returned to the city center of Aix-en-Provence.

Bandol and Cassis: Full Day Wine Tour from Marseille

6. Bandol and Cassis: Full Day Wine Tour from Marseille

With your wine guide, discover the wines from 'AOP Cassis' and 'AOP Bandol' and the amazing landscapes of this little area of Provence. Between the Calanques and the Cape Canaille, the Cassis confidential vineyard is bordering the Mediterranean Blue Sea. Enjoy tasting the famous white wines of Cassis, widely praised by connoisseurs. Visit the small & charming fishermen town of Cassis during your lunch break, before being driven to the Bandol area to taste the famous Bandol red wines, some of the best reds from Provence.

Marseille, Aix-en-Provence & Cassis 8-Hour Tour

7. Marseille, Aix-en-Provence & Cassis 8-Hour Tour

First you'll be dropped at the highest point in Marseille, Notre Dame de la Garde, where you can enjoy spectacular 360° views of the city, coastline, and mountains. Discover the heart of the city by visiting The Old Port, the fish market which is the oldest district in France, and the Fort St. Jean. Then head to Aix-en-Provence to see its lively morning markets. Take a walking tour of the old town with its beautiful buildings, St. Sauveur Cathedral, and Cézanne's workshop. During the day, you'll have lunch in a typical Provencal restaurant for an optional additional charge.  On the way back, stop in Cassis to enjoy the staggering view from the second highest maritime cliff in Europe, the Cap Canaille. Drive along the Crest Road to join the city center of Cassis with its fishing and pleasure port. Conclude your day, with a boat ride to see the splendid rocky inlets called les Calanques.

Marseille or Aix: Private Cote de Provence Wine Tasting Trip

8. Marseille or Aix: Private Cote de Provence Wine Tasting Trip

Discover Cote de Provence wine in the region of Aix en Provence on a private guided tour from Marseille or Aix-en-Provence with one wine tasting. Pass by iconic landmarks and enrich your trip with optional activities like a walking tour or boat ride. Drive by the main landmark of Aix en Provence, the famous Sainte-Victoire Mountain, then stop to enjoy a wine tasting. The Cote de Provence area is known for rosé wine as well as its red and white dry wine. After your tasting, your private tour can be combined with the following activities based on your group's interests: • A walking tour to visit Aix en Provence, the city of Cezanne, Cours Mirabeau, the Cathédrale St. Sauveur, and to meander along the old cobblestone streets. • A tour of the highlights of Marseille to see the main spots of the city, including the gorgeous Notre Dame de la Garde, Palais Longchamp, Corniche Kennedy, and the old port. • Explore the quaint fishing village of Cassis with a boat ride in the Calanques (creaks with turquoise waters) with a stop at Cap Canaille, the tallest sea cliff of Europe overlooking Cassis.

Cassis wine tour: sea, cliffs and vineyards

9. Cassis wine tour: sea, cliffs and vineyards

Discover the coastal village of Cassis and the dramatic landscapes of the Calanques National Park on a guided day trip from Marseille. Admire the fantastic views of the Mediterranean Sea, along one of the Calanques trails, visit Cassis, Le Castellet or Bandol and enjoy a wine tasting at an Côtes de Provence prestigeous winery Meet in Marseille Port and learn more about the history of the city from your guide as you pass some of its most notable landmarks and neighborhoods. Enjoy the panoramic views of the city as you listen to onboard commentary from your guide. Depending on the option you select, you could enjoy the Cretes Route above the cliffs or cap canaille and other or embark on a boat trip to discover the different creeks of the Calanques National Park. Visit Bandol and or Le Castellet a top hill village (formula 1 circuit nearby). Finally, visit an Côtes de Provence winery near Cassis for a wine-tasting session. Then set off on the return journey to Marseille, passing by Cap Canaille, the highest sea cliff in Europe for a last and most impressive photo opportunity.

Aix-en-Provence: Marseille, Cassis, & Calanques Private Tour

10. Aix-en-Provence: Marseille, Cassis, & Calanques Private Tour

- Notre Dame de la Garde magnificent point of view overlooking the 2nd biggest city of France, Chateau of If known from the count of Monte Cristo, the little port of le Vallon des Auffes Drive along the shore of Marseille with few stops so that I can give you some insights - Scenic drive to Cassis where I will show you the highest maritime cliff of Europe (400m) overlooking Cassis and the Mediterranean sea - Spend time on your own in Cassis for lunch and option of a boat ride to admire the famous calanques

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What people are saying about Cape Canaille

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I've been very fortunate to meet Donato - the travel guide from Tylene Tours for the Cassis & Luberon Guided Tour. He is quite exceptional - he shared a lot of interesting information about Provence history, architecture, culture, art and present times. I appreciate his deep knowledge and interest on the subject.

It was awesome discovering cute Cassis and beautiful Aix en Provence with group of charming people that we met on our tour, and knowledgeable and funny guide. All in all, day well spent 😊

Sébastien was terrific!!! Excellent and friendly guide who was very helpful throughout the whole trip and was able to handle a lot of last minute changes

Eric (our guide) had exceptional knowledge of the area and wine in general. His English was also brilliant! Would definitely recommend this trip!

Wonderful, educational tour with Thomas, a very good guide. Cassis is a Beautiful place. So much easier to go on a tour with a good guide.