Registered, English-speaking Guide.
Available from April 1st to October 31th.
CASSIS / MARSEILLE
Pick up is at 11.30 AM, meet your guide at the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office
Discover Cassis and the Calanques, a UNESCO World Heritage area
We'll start by casually walking the streets and squares of this charming harbor village dubbed “the Little Saint Tropez of Provence”. Choose between some relaxing moments on the beach of Cassis or board a boat for an amazing short cruise (optional) of the Calanques, listed by UNESCO as the highest limestone cliffs in Europe and named Cap Canaille. Take in impressive views and the contrast between the white cliffs and the calanques (creeks’) turquoise water.
Have lunch at your leisure in Cassis...
Discover of the huge southern city of Marseille
In the comfort of our air-conditioned, eight-passenger minivan your Guide will take you on a brief ride to enjoy the local landscape with a nice stop at the classic Old Port of Marseille.
Then stroll up a nice path to visit the Basilica of Notre Dame-de-la-Garde and enjoy an incredible panoramic views on the Phocaean city. There you will see the massive 5th-century Saint-Victor abbey and the ancient marble sarcophagi - sculpted 1500 years ago.
Enjoy some free time wandering around the alleys and streets in the Old City of Le Panier while thinking about how it was created during the Roman occupation in 600 B.C.
Feel free to continue on your own for a bit, visiting the MUCEM, the Villa Méditerrannée and both the the Saint-John Fort and La Major Cathedral, making sure to meet back with your Guide at the apppointed time and place for final departure.
Your drop-off and end of the tour will be at 6.30 PM at the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office.
This tour includes:
An English-speaking Guide and transportation fo the day in a comfortably appointed minivan with a maximum of 8 passengers.
This tour does not include:
The mini cruise, other personal expenses, entrance fees to the various monuments and museums, meals & drinks, hotel pick-up/drop-off, or a Guide-appreciation gratuity.
– This tour is subject to availability and has a guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 people –