Marseille Tours and Attractions, France

Private Provence Tour: Marseille and Aix en Provence Private Provence Tour: Marseille and Aix en Provence

Marseille is the oldest city in France, founded by the Greeks 2,600 years ago.

On this outing, you will visit the old Harbor, the Canebiere Street and Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica.

Aix-en-Provence, the former capital of Provence, is famous for its splendid mansions dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Discover the old quarters and Cours Mirabeau, the main street in the city.

One of your tour highlights will be a visit to the workroom of Cezanne, the famous painter born in Aix-en-Provence.

You will also go on a sightseeing tour to the foot of the Stainte Victoire Mountain to admire sites painted by this famous artist.

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Perched Villages of the Luberon Day Trip from Marseille Perched Villages of the Luberon Day Trip from Marseille

You will start this fantastic tour from Marseille with Oppede le Vieux, a village carved into rock and whose authenticity has convinced some artists and writers to begin restoring it.

Numbers are limited to a maximum of 6 people on this small group walking tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Not far away, you will discover Menerbes, a fortress village which has been witness of numerous religious wars. Continue to Bonnieux for a stop for lunch.

In the afternoon, make a stop in Roussillon to admire its red cliffs and then you will reach the enchanting village of Gordes overlooking Luberon. Finally, you will conclude the tour with a visit to the unique "bories" village.

Marseille City Pass Marseille City Pass

The largest port in France, Marseille definitely marches to the beat of its own drummer. Marseille has been described by some as the most energetic city in the world.

As a tourist and cultural passport, the Marseille City Pass is valid for 1 or 2 days.

This pass is dedicated to individual visitors who wish to discover Marseille with an all-inclusive package.

Once you have collected the ticket booklet, take advantage of the fantastic offers including free admission into 14 museums, public transport, guided walks and special offers for shopping, shows, a free sample of "Four des Navettes" (famous local biscuit) and much more.

Discover the oldest city of France with your Marseille City Pass

Marseille Attractions

Old Port of Marseilles (Vieux Port) guarded by two impressive battlements: Fort St Nicholas and Fort Saint Jean

The Phare de Saint Marie (lighthouse)

Musee de la Maritime

Musee D'Histoire

La Vielle Charite - archeological museum and gallery of African and Asian art

Musee Cantini with several Picassos

Pierre Puget Park

Abbey of Saint-Victor with a crypt that is the earliest Christian worship site in France

Borely park

Chanot park

Chateau d'If - prison on the island of If, where the Count of Monte Cristo was incarcerated

Calanche costal features (Mediterranean fjords)