Cassis Marseille Half Day Private Tour

 

Shore Excursion & Sightseeing

4 to 8 hours

Private Tour

 From Marseille or Aix en Pce

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Experience Cassis Marseille Half Day Private Tour

 

Discover Cassis Marseille Half Day Private Tour and start off sightseeing the vibrant city of Marseille, a multicultural and dynamic city. Continue by admiring the view of the bay of Cassis, a charming village at the foot of the tall Cap Canaille cliff.

Highlights of the Cassis Marseille Half Day Private Tour

 

-Enjoy comfortable sightseeing with your private driver throughout the Historical city of Marseille

-Drive through Notre Dame de la Garde, La Corniche, Le Panier, and the Old Port of Marseille

-Explore the village of Cassis and its fisher port

-Enjoy a beautiful panoramic view on the cliff during Cassis Marseille Half Day Private Tour

Full Description of the Cassis Marseille Half Day Private Tour

 

If you want to discover a charming part of the Mediterranean Sea, then this Cassis Marseille half day private tour is for you! Start off visiting the vibrant city of Marseille, the most “Mediterranean”, multicultural and dynamic city in France. Drive to the district of Panier, the oldest area of Marseille, a village inside the city. Then continue to the beating heart of this 26 century-old city, the emblematic old port.

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You will have the chance to discover landmarks such as the Center of la Vieille Charité, the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde with superb white Carrare marbles and red marbles from Brignoles that decorate together the Byzantine style mosaics, and The Palais Longchamp which is a neo-classical ode to water and its arrival in the Marseille metropolis through the Canal of la Durance.

 

Continue your shore excursion to Cassis, a charming village by the sea, snuggled at the foot of the tall Cap Canaille cliff and the white limestone coves. Then, discover the village and its surroundings through a scenic route taking you through colorful creeks of the seaside at about 400 meters high. Its picturesque fishing port is embellished by nice shops, cafes, and restaurants. It is also the departure point for your boat trip (optional) to the world-famous Calanques and their breathtaking cliffs (Port Pin, Port Miou, En-Vau).

 

Finally, return to your ship or stay for lunch in Cassis (See our recommendations below).

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet at your place of stay in Marseille or at your cruise ship.

 

☑️  Include

-Private knowledgeable driver-guide and car adapted to the size of your group.
-Boat trip to the 3 Calanques to be paid on site (optional)

Itinerary / Interactive map

*Click on the markers for more details

Photo gallery

Our Local expert tips

FAQ

+Information about the Boat Tour from Cassis
Hours: In the summertime there is no need to book a departure. The boats leave every 30 minutes, from 9:30 am to 12pm, and from 2pm to 6pm, including during weekends and public holidays.
Most of the boats companies offer an excursion with a tour guide speech. During summer, the weather is hot and you will just want to wear your bathing suit and dive into the turquoise waters.
Cassis (3 calanques - 45 minutes): this small tour allows you to have a quick look at the calanques de Port-miou (reachable by the road from Cassis peninsula), Port-pin and En-vau. Adult: 16 euros, children between 5 and 13 : 9,50 euros, children under 5: 1€ to be paid on site (However, booking is necessary for personalized excursions on small boats)
+La Ferme Blanche Wine Tasting Opening hours
Summer opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9 AM to 12 AM, then 2 PM to 7 PM.

Winter opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9 AM to 12 AM, then 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Open every Sunday morning (9 to 12) all year long

Come discover one of Provence’s oldest vineyard, a few minutes away from Cassis’ railway station. You are of course welcome to sample our range of wine. You will of course find all our wines in our shop, along with other local products. From Aix-en-Provence olive oil to Nice’s sardines, and from genuine Marseille soap to proper Cassis wine glassware, all of Provence best kept secrets are available here.

+When to visit the Calanques and Cassis?
Calanques and Cassis are worth a visit  from April to October.
+What if I have a large group?
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers. Our booking agent will have to customize this tour if your group is larger.

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