It was a wonderful four hours or so of biking through majestic Marseille. Emmanuel was an ideal guide, cordial, very attentive and knowledgeable about his home city. I have bicycled in Amsterdam, Berlin, even Paris, among others, but this was my first time to take a biking tour of a new city, and I loved every moment, every hill! I would recommend it highly, as an introduction to gorgeous Marseille, to anyone who likes biking and wants to experience the city alongside a proud Marseillais. Heureux cyclage!
Doing what: Marseille Electric Bike Tour
Marseille was a beautiful surprise .. loved the tour
This is a must for anyone who wishes to see the beautiful clanques in all their glory! You cover a lot of ground on this tour and go to places you would never get to see unless you have a car or like to hike.
The bikes made it a breeze to get around, even going up the steep hills to Notre Dame was doable.
Manu, our guide was fantastic and incredibly patient with us, constantly giving us tips along the way which helped us plan the rest of our trip.
It was just the 3 of us and a couple of us weren't very steady on the bikes and roads, but Manu made us feel very safe and gave us plenty of time to rest and soak up the stunning views along the way. He also took us to a wonderful cafe that sold amazing sandwiches which we ate at our beach stop.
We only wish we'd had more time to spend at Notre Dame, however this was partly our own fault for spending too long at each stop.
Highly recommend this tour with this company to anyone visiting Marseille!
Excellent tour from Marseille. The guides were very knowledgeable and the scenery was magnificent. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone traveling to Marseille.
We only had a few hours to see Marseille so this was perfect!
Doing what: Marseille Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Loved marseille. This tour takes you around the old port and to the beautiful notre dame de la garde. Wonderful.
This is best way to see the most important place at Marseille. We take the tour twice ina day and was really helpful.
The best way to know any city is by a sight seeing bus tour. They will show you the best spots on the town and after that it is up to you to go on your own.
Marseille is one of the cities that is worth sight seeing on foot.
Not many attractions in Marseilles, but this bus is still a good deal if you only have 1 day. Can get great views of city on top deck, especially going up hills toward top of city. Beautiful panoramic pics.
Not much to do in Marseille, so the hop on hop off tour was perfect and economical. We never got off the bus (though you can to check out different points). Total tour takes about 1 1/2 hours. We decidied not to get off because the bus only comes around once per hour and we didn't see anything that we wanted to committ and hour to (the cathedral at the top of town was tempting). In addition, our cruise stop was like 1/2 day so we were a little concerned about being left at a stop (or the bus fills up and they skip you). Warning: we were unaware that you have to take a shuttle bus into town to catch the bus. The cruise provides the shuttle, but it costs you $12 each. A little surprise for our family of four.
We had a very short time to spend in Marseille, so we pretty much stayed on the bus. We enjoyed the tour and would recommend it to any first time visitor.
We really enjoyed our hop on hop off bus booked with yourselves via internet. Only it would have helped if we were given more specific instructions on how to find your stop. We speak English and the people in Marseilles speak French and it was difficult to find your stop at the old Port.
Doing what: Marseille Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Emanuel was a great tour guide. He had a lot of enthusiasm for the city and was very knowledgeable. He took us to some interesting calanques withing the city limits and we feasted on delicious food at a local, but free from tourists, restaurant. Despite this, I was disappointed with the tour, we visited the calanques within Marseille, but ended at the beginning of the national park where the famous and most beautiful calanques begin. I wish I had known this before the tour, as I may have spent my money elsewhere.
Yes very good as we only had a short time in Marseille it was a good way to see around the city
This tour is very scenic as Marseille is a beautiful City to see and has a lot to offer and do. Definitely a tourists destination. If you come by cruise you will have to pay to get to town to catch this tour -about $10-12 per person via coach or 20-euros via cab. Some of the stops for the tour are not close so if you are not familiar with the area its no fun trying to do so in the heat. The bus that we rode had a technical glitch so there was no audio to tell us what we were seeing during the tour so this was a disappointment. Considering the heat it felt at times that the a/c on board downstairs did not work. Also the tour bus was not too clean but manageable. The company should have got the audio system fix or replace the bus with one whose audio system worked. Folks coming in for a first time really need to have an audible aid advises what is going on during the tour.
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