Marseille has long been the epicenter French street art and this walking tour offers a comprehensive introduction to the vibrant art form. Escape the tourist trail and uncover the secrets of Marseille’s colorful street art scene as you visit bohemian Cours Julien and Le Canebiere; stroll around the Old Port; and explore neighborhoods such as Noailles, Thiers, and Réformés.
Depending on your predilection, Château la Coste, north of Aix-en-Provence, is either an estimable winemaker with a sideline in contemporary art or a marvel of modern architecture with open-air gallery that happens to have a vineyard attached. Whatever the viewpoint Château La Coste is an exceptional discovery of art, architecture & fine wine. Wine tasting included. 'La Coste combines all the elements of the perfect French Art de Vivre - a unique artistic experience in an atmosphere of calm luxury. It's an atypical art estate in a protected environment. Strolling through see over thirty major art installations scattered throughout the domain amongst oak trees, hundred-year-old pines, vines & lavender fields. Enjoy the creations of architecture from - Tadao Ando, Jean Nouvel, Renzo Piano & Frank O.Geary. Artworks include Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Larry Neufeld, Ai Weiwei, Sean Scully, Andy Goldsworthy, Michael Stipe, Tom Shannon, Tracey Emin and Liam Gillick.
Unique tour to discover the finest wine & Provençal lifestyle. First visit the award winning Château La Coste north of Aix-en-Provence, a winemaker with a sideline in contemporary art & architecture with a vineyard attached. Château La Coste is an exceptional discovery of art, architecture & fine wine. Walk wooded hilltops & valleys, olive groves & vine fields - discover more than 30 installations of contemporary art on the way. Discover how organic principles are implemented in the winemaking, visit to the chai designed by Jean Nouvel, share a convivial moment enlivening your senses with a wine tasting. Next visit nearby Château Grand Boise situated to the south of the appellation where the vines flourish on the terraces facing Mt St Victoire. Stroll in the vines & dive into the world of wine through their cellars to discover more secrets of winemaking, ending with a tasting of these excellent wines. A full day out that combines all the elements of the perfect French Art de Vivre.
This Experience is provided by a private local.
Did you know that Marseille has an entire neighbourhood, where you can spray and it is completely legal?
Thousands of art lovers from all over the globe visit Marseille each year, either participating in one or more of the numerous cultural events or simply enjoying the buzzing community and the city ambience.
Whether you are visiting Marseille as a returning tourist who wants to get to know the city a bit better or it is your first time, this Experience is for you! While walking the streets of Marseille and looking at amazing street art or getting to know more about the city's galleries and museums, you will hear about artists from the street-art scene and their connection to Marseille.
I will share with you the most significant cultural and historical insights and details of the colourful and multi-faced Marseille while we deep dive into the world of art and culture of my city and country.