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Spend a delightful day in southern Provence on a small-group tour exploring highlights of this romantic region. Stroll through the famous market in charming Aix-en-Provence, enjoy the UNESCO-listed inlets and beaches of Cassis and take a guided tour through more than 2,500 years of French history in seaside Marseille. Travel aboard a comfortable minivan with a small group for a more personalized experience.
Take advantage of your time in port with a private shore excursion through Marseille and Cassis! This 7-hour guided tour crosses the breathtaking Marseille-Cassis calanques for exceptional views of the Côte d’Azur from Cape Canaille. Explore the quaint fishing village of Cassis or take a sightseeing cruise before returning to Marseille to tour the city’s highlights such as Notre-Dame de la Garde and the Abbey of St Victor.
On this full-day, attraction-packed day trip, you’ll cover top sights along the stunning French Riviera, departing from Marseilles. Get a first-hand peek at the changing of the guards in front of Monaco’s Princes’ Palace, take a drive along Formula One’s iconic racetrack, visit a traditional perfumery in a picturesque hilltop village, and stroll down Nice’s beachside promenade.
Experience Van Gogh’s vivid and picturesque Provence on this full-day tour from Marseille! Journey to the seaside town of Arles – where Van Gogh fully realized his signature style – to visit key sites like the ancient Arles amphitheater, Saint-Trophime church and the setting of Le café de nuit. Continue to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence to see the triumphal arch and funeral monument, and to the hilltop village of Les Baux de Provence.
Soak up the bounty, beauty and history of Provence on a full-day trip from Marseille. In Avignon, the ‘City of Popes,’ you’ll discover ancient and medieval art and architecture on a guided, small-group tour. Pop into the Popes’ Palace (own expense) before continuing to Châteauneuf-du-Pape to sample fine Provençal wines in an elegant château. Finish with a visit to the medieval hilltop village of Les Baux de Provence.
Experience Provence on this small-group day tour from Marseille. Ideal for visitors who want to spend a day out of the city exploring the Provencal countryside. Visit Baux-de-Provence, Arles, and the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard with historical insights from your guide. The tour includes guided portions and free time to explore the countryside and break for lunch on your own.
Discover Provençal village life on this full-day tour of the mountainous Luberon region from Marseille. Wind through the Combe of Lourmarin – Luberon’s massive river valley – to visit the medieval villages of l'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Lourmarin and Gorges. Browse lavender shops and open-air markets in Roussillon, visit the centuries-old Sénanque Abbey and enjoy free time in the village of Fontaine de Vaucluse
Immerse yourself in the distinctive beauty of Provence with a full-day tour of the Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, and Marseille. With your small group, view elegant mansions along Aix’s Cours Mirabeau and tour Paul Cézanne’s art studio (additional expense) before heading to Cassis to view breathtaking calanques from the village’s charming harbor. End in Marseille with a historic tour of main attractions such as the Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.
Provence has scenic views, medieval villages, and fantastic architecture. Get more out of your time in Marseille by going on a private day tour. You’ll have a hassle-free day with round-trip transport included. The tour is fully customizable based on your needs and interests. Potential highlights include multiple stops in the Avignon and Luberon region, such as Gordes, and Menerbes. It’s also possible to explore Arles and the Alpilles area.
Enjoy a flexible day trip from Marseille to historic Avignon and visit a local wine estate. Your private excursion begins with a guided walking tour of Avignon—the home of papal power in the 14th century—and then you're free to explore on your own. Visit the Popes' Palace (own expense), peruse the Cathedral Notre-Dame des Domes, or stroll across the Point St-Bénezet bridge, inspiration for a famous French children's song. Stop off at the celebrated Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine estate on your return for a sampling of two of their best varietals.
Swap the glitz and glamor of the French Riviera for the quaint villages and serene landscapes of Provence on this full-day tour. With numbers limited to 8 on this small-group tour, you’ll enjoy personal attention from your guide as you set off on a walking tour of historic Avignon. Stop to snap photos of the Cistercian abbey of Sénanque and Fontaine de Vaucluse, then explore the hilltop villages of the UNESCO-listed Luberon national park, the setting for Peter Mayle's famous novel 'A Year in Provence'.
Witness the unimaginable beauty of Provence’s lavender fields on this excursion from Marseille. In a small group, visit the delightful bohemian town of Aix-en-Provence and travel through Valensole Plateau. Marvel at the endless, undulating fields of lavender and soak up the distinct fragrance that perfumes the air, particularly in the middle of summer. Stop in Valensole village to pick up a bouquet and some essential oils to take home!
Depart Marseille for a private day trip to both Aix-en-Provence and the fishing port of Cassis. Take a guided walking tour through Aix-en-Provence's Old Town and stroll down its grand Cours Mirabeau before exploring this laid-back city on your own. One suggestion: visiting the former studio (own expense) of Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne, a local native. Do as you please in Cassis, from savoring a quiet afternoon on the beach, sipping wine at a waterfront cafe or taking a boat to see the stunning fjord-like inlets nearby.
Leave the hassles of driving, navigating, and translating to your guide on this day trip from Marseille to Sault – the world’s lavender capital. See Provence’s stories lavender fields and visit ancient hilltop villages with a guide. View the rolling purple hills, see ancient cliff-top villages and have time to explore on your own and visit a lavender producer.
With our driver-guide enjoy a full day tour in Luberon from Marseille to Isles sur la Sorgues, Gordes, Roussillon and Lourmarin villages. Discover the highlights of Provence, antique market and Luberon park hilltop villages, following the lavender road.
Get more out of your time in port with a full-day electric bike tour of the Mediterranean coast from Marseille. On this private shore excursion, pedal with ease to lovely ports and fishing villages like Madrague Montredon and Vallon des Auffes and through wild calanques-filled inlets. Along the way, stop to swim and play a traditional game of pétanque on the beach. End with spin through Marseille to visit attractions like Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica.
Enjoy a comprehensive introduction to Avignon and Aix-en-Provence on a private full-day tour. Beginning from the Marseille port, private transportation takes you to a myriad of attractions comfortably and quickly. Enjoy personalized guided visits of Mirabeau, Avignon, and more. Expand the tour to include a visit to the workshop of Paul Cezanne. Take time to shop, photograph, and explore each location on your own.
A wonderful tour in the region when you will taste the best wine called "Coteaux d'Aix"
You will visit 3 to 5 wineries and taste between 10 to 20 wines. You will also have lunch in a typical Provençale restaurant. We’ll discover the villages on the slopes of Montagne St. Victoire with a experienced guide.
When your cruise ship docks in Marseille, see the best of Provence with ease on this private shore excursion. Spin by luxury minivan to top Provence attractions including Aix-en-Provence, the Calanques National Park, and Notre-Dame de la Garde Basilica. Stroll along sun-dappled streets as your guide shares details of Provence’s rich culture and history. Mingle with locals sipping pastis in the shade, and admire uninterrupted views over southern France’s coastline.
Cassis pebbly beaches, calanques, limestone cliffs and driving the spectacular scenic Route des Crêtes along the clifftops to Cap Canaille. Cassis discovery - the magic begins to works its wonders when we leave Marseille climbing up over the steep hillsides & tiny roads taking us to the picturesque fishing village of Cassis. The road bends its way between vineyards & pine woods. The charm of Cassis shows itself as you explore little alleyways & squares edged with colourful fishermen's houses. Cassis marks everyone's mind as they discover the harbour for the first time, the boats & welcoming café terraces. The drive between Marseille and Cassis is a spectacular one. Following the clifftop road - Route des Crêtes to Cap Canaille, towering cliffs reach a height of 394 meters. This winding road connects La Ciotat to Cassis, offering spectacular views and an exceptional panorama over La Ciotat's bay & Ile Verte beyond. Ahead, the vast massif of the Calanques towers over the sea.
Arles, city of art, history & photography a Unesco World Heritage Site. Most visitors come in search of Van Gogh & Roman history - look for the cafe in Place du Forum he painted Cafe Terrace at Night. Arles founded in 46BC by Julius Caesar 2000 years ago, & Van Gogh who arrived in 1888. From Arles, we head into the Camargue region follow the River Rhône where it meets the Mediterranean & windswept beach of Piémanson, time to take in the air & beauty of the nature around. In the heart of the Camargue natural park, you will witness an amazing sight of wild animals & wild landscapes; pink flamingos, bulls & the famous white horses of Camargue. You also visit the capital of the regional park, Les Saintes Maries de la Mer, a town of Spanish gipsy traditions. Head to the rooftop of the town's church, admire the view of the Mediterranean before visiting the Ornithological park Pont de Gau with flamingos, egrets and many more species. It's a day discovering the secrets of the Camargue & Arles.