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Marseille Guided tours

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Notre Dame de la Garde: 2-Hour Segway Tour

1. Notre Dame de la Garde: 2-Hour Segway Tour

Your tour starts with a short training session on how to operate your personal transporter. Once you feel confident on your Segway, you and your professional Segway instructor will head off on your incredible adventure of the beautiful city.  You'll pass by Cathedrale de la Major, the Mucem and the Old Port before climbing up to Notre Dame de La Garde, a must-see in Marseille. On arrival, marvel at the splendid view of the city and its surroundings. You'll have time to visit the cathedral and after a short photo stop, you'll go down to the Abbey of St Victor before heading back to the meeting point. The Segway takes you on an original and fun adventure, making you feel like you're on a magic carpet ride. Join the tour, and discover the best spots in the city with an innovative and eco-friendly machine which is fun for everyone. 

Marseille: Walking Food Tour with Tastings

2. Marseille: Walking Food Tour with Tastings

Experience a food-lovers paradise while walking through the charming streets of Marseille with a local guide. This tour takes you to a number of historic eateries, modern cafes, and trendy restaurants where you can sample the true gastronomic wonders of this city. Get a sense of authentic French life while mingling with the locals. Listen to stories about the city's history and culinary culture. Start by soaking in the Marseille atmosphere in one of the historic brasseries of the old port with typical dishes and aioli.  Try some tapas Marseillaise near the old port, in a typical restaurant with Panisse and sardines. Taste roasted Camembert with croutons and pastis, anise-flavored alcohol. End the meal with sweets, crunchy pastries, and tea.

Marseille: E-bike Virtual Guided Tour

3. Marseille: E-bike Virtual Guided Tour

Departing from Vieux Port, Marseille and its hills will no longer be a feat, but instead a new amazing experience on your E-Bike. The Virtual Guided Pack will direct you from your handlebars, powered by an app on your phone for this tour. Drive to the Pharo Palace to enjoy a breathtaking seaside view. Continue along the Corniche to Prado Beach, or have a swim break at the Catalans beach. You can ascend Notre Dame de la Garde basilica and enjoy a memorable view of Marseille and the Mediterranean sea. While pedaling, the bike will boost you along to the National Park and its marvelous inlets. Take your time and stop for a coffee in the famous basket district, swim on a sublime and secret beach, or admire a sunset over the sea.

Panier Neighborhood 1-Hour Segway Tour

4. Panier Neighborhood 1-Hour Segway Tour

The tour starts with a short training session given by your certified guide on how to safely operate your personal transporter. During this tour you'll travel through the authentic Panier district with your Segway, passing by the Cathedrale Major of Marseille, the Museum of Mediterranean Culture and the Old Port. All tours are guided by a professional Segway instructor. The Segway takes you on an original and fun adventure to make you feel like you're on a magic carpet ride, so go discover the best spots in the city with an innovative and eco friendly machine that's fun for everyone!

Marseille: Le Panier District 2-hour Guided Walking Tour

5. Marseille: Le Panier District 2-hour Guided Walking Tour

Walk around Le Panier and amaze yourself with the colorful murals as you explore the quaint narrow streets and cultural sites of importance. Benefit from your own guide who will take you around on foot. Enjoy 2 hours walking and learning about one of the city's oldest districts. Arrive at the meeting point in Vieux Port. Be greeted by your tour guide and start your walking adventure. Go to Le Panier, the oldest district in Marseille. Amaze yourself at the narrow streets, colorful graffiti, and the history of the area. Listen to your tour guide introduce the neighborhood. Admire the breathtaking view of the Mucem, Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean. Marvel at the impressive local architecture. Finish your walking trip 2 hours later and return to Vieux Port, a natural harbor, which is now pedestrianized.

Truffle Hunting in Provence

6. Truffle Hunting in Provence

Go on a black truffle hunt on the gorgeous property of a Provençal truffle plantation in the Luberon, just 40 minutes from Aix en Provence TGV train station and 1 hour from Marseille Airport. Meet a real truffle hunter and learn how this elusive, edible “black gold” is cultivated and how the truffle dogs are trained. With the help of your guide, you will soon find some truffles to try. Learn about the art of growing truffle trees, training truffle dogs, and finding truffles. Then celebrate your find with a glass of champagne while your hosts teach you how to clean, store, and cook with truffles. Sample some truffle hors d'oeuvres and be sure to ask your hosts to taste the olive and truffle oil produced on the farm. Many delicious products are also available for you to take back home as a unique souvenir. Take a tour of the vineyards, olive tree plantation and bees hives, and fully immerse yourself in the gourmet paradise of the Luberon.

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

7. 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 Cap 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 45-minute 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.

Welcome to Marseille: Private Tour with a Local

8. Welcome to Marseille: Private Tour with a Local

Make travel as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Marseille from a local guide eager to share all the tricks to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood as you learn insider tips such as the best places to buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to see and do, customized to your interests. Feel more comfortable navigating the city confident that you have all the information you need.

From Marseille: Cassis and Marseille Panoramic Tour

9. From Marseille: Cassis and Marseille Panoramic Tour

Take a drive along the Gineste and the Crests roads to Cape Canaille to marvel at the exceptional view of the Bay of Cassis and the Gardiole mountain range, on this half-day tour from Marseille. The harbor in Cassis is the most beautiful feature of this ancient fishing port. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city of Marseille on the return trip, including a stop at the basilica of Notre-Dame de la Garde. From this hill you’ll have breathtaking views of the Phocaean city, the Frioul islands, and If-Castle. Drive along the Corniche Road, a visible indicator of the wealth of the merchants of the 19th century, who also built magnificent, ostentatious homes. See the 11th-century Saint-Victor Abbey that keeps guard over the entry to the old port.

Marseille: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

10. Marseille: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

You'll start at the highest point in Marseilles, Notre Dame de la Garde, for a spectacular 360° view of the city, coastline and mountains. Then you'll go into the heart of the city and get a feel for Marseille's main attraction: the exotic Noailles Market, which is the fish market on the Old Port, and the oldest neighborhood in France and the Fort St. Jean. You'll also discover the coast road to the Goudes before heading back to your ship or hotel. There's is an incredible amount to see here in this wonderfully-picturesque place. If you have any special requests, please inform the local supplier.

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What people are saying about Marseille

Our tour was made special by our guide Ina, her extensive knowledge of the local cuisine, together with general information about Marseille, was invaluable . We would recommend that you start the tour really hungry, such is the choice, variety and quantity of the delicious food on offer!).

It was great and we loved all of the food and sights. The restaurant choices were amazing and the guide, Inga, was super knowledgeable and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this tour for anyone wanting to explore cuisine in Marseille!

Was a great tour! Even though we took a bit longer to purchase some great wines to take home, our guide was very patient and understanding. Magnificent way to spend a morning.

We were picked up at our hotel by our guide/driver Roman, and he was excellent.

The best experience with Johann and his team! Would definitely recommend