Explore the best of Marseille’s vibrant seaside neighborhoods in an open-top double-decker bus on this hop-on hop-off shore excursion! With your 1- or 2-day sightseeing ticket, create your own adventure with possible stops at Notre Dame de la Garde, the Old Port, Oriol Corniche – or pause for a bite at a bustling cafe or restaurant. Enjoy picturesque views, a flexible schedule, and lively audio commentary as you discover this ancient city.
Marseille shore excursion with hop-on hop-off bus tour
Make up your own sightseeing itinerary
See top Marseille attractions, including Fort Saint Jean, Notre Dame de la Garde and Marseille Old Port
Hop on and off at any of the 13 stops around the city
Discover beautiful Marseille by bus on a 1.5-hour full-route tour (without stops) of the city’s main attractions. Disembark your cruise ship at the Marseille Port and enjoy a light 20-minute stroll the Old Port (Vieux Port), the first ‘hop on’ location on the tour. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary and pace with the structure of 13 strategically placed stops, hourly pickups, and an interesting audio tour (available in multiple languages).
With your 1- or 2-day pass, hop on and off the double-decker bus at any of the route’s locations. (Tour stops listed below) As you ride, learn about Marseille’s history, from its original Greek settlement in 600 BC and decline during the rein of Julius Caesar, to its rebirth in the 10th century and its present-day distinction as a cultural melting pot. Take your time catching views of Marseille’s patchwork rooftops and the vibrant coastline from Notre Dame de la Garde, exploring the Old Port of Marseille (Vieux Port) – an active port for 26 centuries! – or admiring Fort Saint Jean at the port entrance, built by Louis XIV in 1660. For fans of Alexandre Dumas, don’t miss the snapshot views of gorgeous Chateau d’If, the setting of several scenes in The Count of Monte Cristo. Between stops, stroll Marseille’s narrow alleyways and colorful Mediterranean seaside, soaking up the rich and diverse character of this historic port town.
To end your tour, disembark at the Old Port for the 20-minute return walk to the cruise port. Please allow yourself sufficient time to ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is NOT covered by our worry-free policy.
Marseille Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops:
• Vieux Port • Métro - Vieux Port • Fort Saint-Nicolas • Vallon des Auffes • Corniche Talabot • Parc Borely • Oriol Corniche • Notre Dame de la Garde • Corderie Saint Victor • Préfecture • Gabriel Péri / République • Place de la Joliette • Fort Saint Jean / MUCEM