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  • Location: Marseille, France
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
Make the perfect use of your time in port in Marseille by uncovering the magnificent Aix-en-Provence on this shore excursion! Located about 30 minutes north of Marseille, Aix-en-Provence shows its true beauty with unique and colorful fountains, facades, and spectacular plane trees. Tour the city with your expert guide and learn about the city's different eras and cultures.

Highlights

  • 4-hour shared Aix-en-Provence shore excursion from Marseille
  • Visit Cézanne’s art workshop at Les Lauves (own expense)
  • Pass the Cathédrale Saint Sauveur and stroll down Cours Mirabeau
  • Complimentary port pickup and drop-off
  • Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What You Can Expect

Marseille Shore Excursion: Aix-en-Provence Tour from Marseille

Four Dolphins Fountain in Aix-en-Provence

When your cruise ship docks in Marseille, you’ll be picked up by your guide and taken on a scenic drive north into the heart of the Provence region. Arrive in Aix-en-Provence and discover the rich architecture of the city while strolling along Cours Mirabeau, a road lined with quaint 19th-century buildings. Walk to the Place du Général de Gaulle and see its spectacular and well-known fountain.

Visit Place d’Albertras and see the fountain whose basin was made by local students. See the Four Dolphins Fountain, an impressive sculpture created in 1667. Other amazing sights in the vibrant city are City Hall and the Cathédral Saint Sauveur, which features 12th-century buildings offering insight into Aix-en-Provence's unique heritage.

Before you enjoy the shady squares of the eclectic city, you will be able to visit the former workshop of the artist Paul Cézanne, Les Lauves (at your own expense). Take a look inside the small pavilion to see where the local-born artist got his inspiration.

After your tour of Aix-en-Provence, enjoy a peaceful ride back to Marseille’s cruise ship port.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to Marseille port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
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