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Capture the Beauty of Marseille

04 Hours

Description

In this half-day small-group tour, explore the city of Marseille: its old port and the historical center. Observe the Palais Longchamp (Water Castle), which was inaugurated in 1869 to bring water from the Durance river to Marseille. Climb up to the iconic basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde (usually called la Bonne Mère) that was built in the Roman-Byzantine style in 1864 to replace the old chapel with the same name. There observe the fabulous view over Marseille. Finally, go to the charming Cape Croisette, before returning back to your port of the cruise terminal of Marseille.

Itinerary
  • Visit to Notre-Dame de la Gardeexpand_more

    Start the tour with a visit to Notre-Dame de la Garde (literally: Our Lady of the Guard), a Catholic basilica in Marseille, France, and the city's best-known symbol. The site of a popular Assumption Day pilgrimage, it is the most visited site in Marseille

  • Visit to Palais Longchampexpand_more

    Next, visit the Palais Longchamp, a monument in the 4th arrondissement of Marseille, France. It houses the Musée des beaux-arts and Muséum de Histoire Naturelle de Marseille. The surrounding Longchamp Park (French: Parc Longchamp) is listed by the French Ministry of Culture as one of the Notable Gardens of France.

  • Visit to the Abbey of Saint-Victorexpand_more

    Then, you will visit the  Abbey of Saint-Victor, monastery from the 5th century.


    Head to the oldest bakery in Marseille 1781 to learn about our local specialty Navette Biscuit.

  • Visit to Porte d'Aixexpand_more

    Proceed to visit Porte d'Aix. Porte d'Aix (also known as the Porte Royale) is a triumphal arch in Marseille, in the south of France, marking the old entry point to the city on the road from Aix-en-Provence.


    Later, you will have free time to explore Marseille at your own pace.

What's Included

Marseille driver/guide

Fuel surcharge

Port pickup and drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's Excluded

Food and drinks

Lunch

Gratuities

Tips

Know before you go

At the time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at the time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark

Meeting Instructions Upon debarkation, please exit the cruise terminal. You will follow the green line on the ground directing you towards the exit. It is approximately a 10 to 15-minute walk from the cruise ship. Your tour representative will be by the Seaman’s Club holding a sign with "Domitia Tours" written on it. We ask all guests to please plan to be at the designated departure location at least 15 minutes before the departure time listed above.

Meeting Point

Chemin du Littoral, Marseille, France

Language

English

Activity Level

Easy

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