Private Tour Marseille, Aix & Cassis

 

 Sightseeing

8 hours

Private Tour

 From your place of stay in Provence

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Experience Private Tour Marseille, Aix & Cassis

 

Enjoy an itinerary combining 3 of the most enchanting cities in the South of France: Marseille, Aix en Provence & Cassis. A scenic drive and walking discovery of hidden gems, architecture and history behind every site.

Highlights of the Private Tour Marseille, Aix & Cassis

 

-Discover the cultural, vibrant and historical capital of Provence, Aix en Provence

-Explore the village of Cassis and its 3 Calanques, optional wine tasting at a local producer

-Enjoy several Marseille highlights including MUCEM and saint John Fortress, Notre Dame de la Garde, Le Panier, and the Old Port

-Beautiful panoramic view and drive through the national park of the Calanques

Full Description of the Private Tour Marseille, Aix & Cassis

 

This Full day  Private Tour Marseille, Aix & Cassis has been designed by our Deluxe France experts for you to combine seaside & countryside landscapes of Provence.

Start your day visiting Aix en Provence, the cultural capital of  Provence, the city of 'Cézanne', greatly inspired by the countryside for his masterpiece paintings. The boulevards with alleys of enormous plane trees, the rich private mansions, the charming fountains and hidden squares and the lively café terraces make of Aix en Provence a must in the South of France!  Your driver will take you for a short walking tour of this amazing city, full of Roman history and medieval tales. Then hit the road and enjoy a glimpse at the Sainte Victoire mountain, immortalised by Cezanne.

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Then take a stop for lunch in Cassis, the “St Tropez of Provence”. Cassis is a charming village by the sea, snuggled at the foot of the tall Cap Canaille cliff and the white limestone coves. Enjoy a bit of shopping or strolling on the harbor, lively place of the local life.  Its picturesque fishing port is embellished by nice shops, cafes, and restaurants where you can try their famous Pastis (anis flavored liquor).  It is also the departure point for your boat trip to the world-famous Calanques and their breathtaking cliffs (Port Pin, Port Miou, En-Vau). Discover its surroundings through a scenic route taking you through colorful creeks of the seaside at about 400 meters high.

After driving through a scenic route taking you through colorful creeks of the seaside, you will then arrive in Marseille, one of the most “Mediterranean”, multicultural and dynamic cities in France. End your day with a sightseeing tour of Marseille, including a stop at the Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, with its panoramic view of the city, Frioul Islands, and Château d'If. End at the 11th-century Abbey of Saint-Victor, guarding the entrance to the Vieux Port.The beating heart of this 26 century-old city is the emblematic old port. You will have the chance to discover landmarks such as the Museum of la Vieille Charité, Notre Dame de la Garde, The Palais Longchamp and the Panier headquarter.

For a related tour check our Marseille Calanques & Cassis Tour (click here).

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet at your place of stay in Provence

 

☑️ Includes

-Private knowledgeable driver-guide and car adapted to the size of your group
-Entrance to any museum are included upon request

Itinerary / Interactive map

*Click on the markers for more details

Photo gallery

Our Local expert tips

FAQ

+Information about the MUCEM
Opening hours

The Mucem is open every day except Tuesday Exceptional closure 1st May and 25 December. Until 4 October 10h—20h 5 October to 9 April 2021 10h—18h 10 April to 5 July 10h—19h 6 July to 29 August 10h—20h
Prices
Permanent and temporary exhibitions A single ticket for access to all the exhibitions. Full price €11 Reduced price €7.5 Family pass €18 (valid for up to five children and two adults).
+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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