From your place of stay in Provence
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.
-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
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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-Meet at your place of stay in Provence
Winter opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9 AM to 12 AM, then 1:30 PM to 5:30 PMOpen 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.
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