Get to know the culinary culture of Marseilles on a small-group walking tour with a guide. Traverse different neighborhoods, with local insights and history from your guide. Taste chocolates and traditional patisserie on La Canebière, visit a fish market on the old port, and sample plenty of wines, oils and more at a range of shopfronts and restaurants. Also enjoy a full lunch overlooking the water complete with wine and local specialties.
Get an insider’s introduction to Marseilles’ rich culinary heritage during this half-day walking tour through the colorful, historic Le Panier neighborhood. Sample regional wines and savory cheeses in the home of a Marseilles local, sample tasty, traditional snacks like a fried panisse, and explore winding streets in one of the city’s most photogenic quarters.
Spend a perfect day in Provence on this combo tour featuring visits to Les Baux de Provence, Avignon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Departing from Aix-en-Provence by luxury minibus, discover a medieval hilltop village and snap a photo by the Pont du Gard, a UNESCO World Heritage–listed Roman aqueduct. Explore on foot Avignon and learn about its papal history. Finish this day of beautiful sightseeing with a wine-tasting session inside a Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery. An informative guide shares insightful commentary along the way.
See many of Provence’s major highlights in the space of a single day on this small-group tour from Avignon. Following pickup at your Avignon accommodation, head with your guide to some of the region's key sights: from scenic towns like Gordes and Rousillon to the Lavender Museum; from Fontaine de Vaucluse, renowned for its natural spring, to the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard. Travel in comfort in an air-conditioned minivan, and learn more about the area and its history from your guide.
Our Marseille food tour is a walking tour around the historical center of Marseille. The tourist is guided by a "Foodie", a local "buddy" able to explain every detail of the selected restaurants, their preparations, and the relevant history/curiosities. Do Eat Better tours are a mix of high-quality gastronomy as a way of showing French culture and lifestyle and a walking experience together with a local friend. This is the reason why we accept small groups only: we want to focus on a genuine exchange and give to each tourist the highest attention possible.
Follow Marseille’s journey from ancient Greek port town to 2013 European Capital of Culture on this walking tour of Marseille’s historic center. Marvel at its medieval ruins; explore the atmospheric neighborhood of Le Panier; stroll around the Old Port; and admire landmarks such as Fort St Jean, the MUCEM, and the Cathédrale de la Major.
See the best of beautiful, medieval Avignon on this 3-hour walking tour with skip-the-line access to Popes’ Palace. Learn the history of this exquisite UNESCO-listed city with ancient Roman roots and celebrity as the 14th-century seat of the Papacy. Admire hilltop views of the Rhône River, breeze into Popes’ Palace to tour the ornate chambers and chapels, and enjoy a glass of Côtes du Rhône wine near the Place de l’Horloge.
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.
Tour is in English. I have lived and worked in the UK, USA, Asia and am now settled in Aix. I tok over a year long trip around the world with my family . We took a lot of walking tours, its the best way to get to know a city. The tours I liked best were small in size ( so you can hear easily, ask questions) The guide knew the history of course , but also could tell interesting stories, not just the dates. So thats what I do here in Aix. So as well hearing the stories of Aix , you may want to find out what its like to move to France and live in Aix now. Whatever we discuss, we will have an interesting couple of hours together.
Get a breakdown of Marseille, while visiting places tourists and locals themselves don’t even know about on this walking tour of the port city. See famous spots, such as Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde, Prophet's Beach, Planier Lighthouse, and Vallon des Auffes. Along the way, come across secret passages and hidden gems, too.
Experience Provence's natural beauty on this private shore excursion from Marseille through the Valensole lavender fields and Aix-en-Provence. On this full-day tour, discover chic Aix city life, then travel to Valensole Plateau to enjoy brilliant vistas and fields of perfumed lavender – particularly splendid in the summer. Snap scenic photos and stop in Valensole village to pick up fresh thyme, lavender bouquets and some essential oils before heading back to port.
Discover the best of Marseille in just four hours on a private sightseeing tour. The half-day excursion strikes the perfect balance between driving and walking to take full advantage of your limited vacation time. Historical highlights include the Old Port, Notre Dame de la Garde, and Fort St. Jean. Your enthusiastic guide also ensures that you experience the timeless culture found exclusively in this port city.
Enjoy the most personal and flexible way to discover Aix-en-Provence’s historical highlights on this private walking tour. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and set off for the city’s Old Town. You’ll see the Pavillon Vendôme, will admire Aix Cathedral, will stroll the picture-perfect Cours Mirabeau, and will learn all about the city’s history from your guide. A break for coffee and tea is also included.
Aix-en-Provence is the quintessential Provencal town, but a visit isn’t complete without sampling its gastronomic delights. This 3-hour small-group walking tour combines the highlights of the historic city, with the chance to sample specialties such as tapenade, calisson, and regional wines and cheeses.
Discover the 2nd largest city in France ! Ideally designed for a first discovery, this visit brings together the must-see sites in 2 hours of stroll. Through this itinerary, the guide invites you to dive into the bubbling Phocaean city with its singing accents, the scents of bouillabaisse and pastis, not to mention the famous games of petanque! Go to the Old Port - the ideal starting point to get into the atmosphere - you will take the famous Canebière and discover the particularity of the Palais de la Bourse. You will continue your immersion in the Panier district - the historic heart of the city, a testimony to the past and small designer shops. You will end your tour in the new Mucem district. Possibility to tailor the tour according your interests. Please mention them at your booking. If you have a mobility issue, please let us know after you have made your reservation, so that we can adapt this tour to you.
Discover the rich history and cuisine of Aix-en Provence on a walking tour with convenient round-trip transport from your local accommodations. The 2.5-hour itinerary features complimentary food and wine tastings at establishments loved by locals, from the best boulangerie in town to a small-batch goat cheese producer. In addition to pointing out landmarks often missed by visitors, your guide offers little-known facts and anecdotes along the way.
Marseille is France’s largest city and home to some impressive historic monuments, but most travelers only get to see the highlights. On this tour, discover the city through the eyes of a Marseille local and enjoy a personalized itinerary custom-made for you. Your ‘Lokafyer’ guide is no typical tour guide—instead, they will show you around the city like a friend, take you to the neighborhoods that they know and love, and give you tips on where to eat, drink, and shop in the city.
Get to know Marseilles at your own speed with a downloadable audio walking tour. Tailor the tour to your interests and start at whichever point sits you best. The tour covers historic and modern parts of the city, taking you through the Old Port and the Panier District with comprehensive historical context, and then see the modern opera house and trendy Cours Julien, known for its bohemian feel and street art.
We invite you to discover the exotic district of Noailles and its market located in the heart of Marseille. Discover the origin of the world's most famous national anthem, know where the world's first movie theater was, visit 200-year-old stores, and enter the colorful, bustling market and oriental spice shops. He will also talk about the drama that hit Aubagne Street and the fight of the inhabitants of the neighborhood against gentrification, unworthy housing and the fear of being expelled from their homes. All accompanied by a young anthropologist guide living in the neighborhood.
With ancient Roman aqueducts, bustling local markets, and medieval villages hiding among the hills, Provence ranks among the most beautiful corners of France. On this tour, spin through the open countryside by air-conditioned minivan and reach far-flung attractions including UNESCO–listed Arles and the Pont du Gard in comfort. See where van Gogh worked and learn of Provencal winemaking techniques, with pickup and drop-off at your central Avignon hotel included.
Hello, I am Medhi, young 27 year old Marseillais and student guide-lecturer. Lovers of my city, I wish to propose to its visitors a visit of the principal sites of the city in 3 hours and in small group, by privileging the march and the public transport for an authentic and eco-responsible visit! Welcoming many travelers (Croissière, city break) this tour is perfect for those with little time and wanting to know Marseille as it should.
This Experience is provided by a private local.Discover the most impressive buildings in Marseille and learn about the history behind each of those historical buildings and structures in this invigorating architectural walk!Join me on this adventure to discover the beauty and history of the city's most significant buildings and find out a bit more about the local culture in France from my perspective!During this walk, you will become better acquainted with the local architecture and at the same time, you will learn how it has changed over the years with the city becoming more contemporary while still retaining its unique character.There are a lot of different types of architecture clashing with each other, but at the same time it gives the city a charm, that is impossible to reproduce anywhere else!
The drive to Aix en Provence will take approximately 45 minutes, here we will commence a walking tour of the area discovering the many beautiful fountains and squares of this quaint village. Discover the Cours Mirabeau, a pictoresque walkway lined with trees and decorated by the odd water fountain dotted along the street.Aix is great for souvenir shopping, they have great markets and shops available for your souvenir needs, or why not just relax and take a coffee or snack at one of the many eateries.There will be free time should you wish to browse around the beautiful rues of this quaint town.Finally we depart for the scenic journey back to Marseille port in plenty of time for your cruise ships departure.
Explore Marseille on foot and by public transport with a private professional guide-lecturer born in Marseille.The guide will be at your disposal for 2 hours and can always adapt the visit to your needs and your desires.We accept all group sizes from 2 to 50 people.