Registered Guide, Transportation, Entrance Fees, Available from March 1st to December 31st.
Pick up is at 11:30 AM at the Aix en Provence Tourist Office
Discover Cassis and the Calanques, a UNESCO World Heritage area.
We'll start by casually walking the streets and squares of this charming harbor village dubbed “the Little Saint Tropez of Provence”. Choose between some relaxing moments on the beach of Cassis or board a boat for an amazing short cruise (optional) of the Calanques, listed by UNESCO as the highest limestone cliffs in Europe and named Cap Canaille. Take in impressive views and the contrast between the white cliffs and the calanques (creeks’) turquoise water.
Lunch at your leisure in Cassis.
Discover of the huge southern city of Marseille.
In the comfort of our air-conditioned, eight-passenger minivan your Guide will take you on a brief ride to enjoy the local landscape with a nice stop at the classic Old Port of Marseille.
Then stroll up a nice path to visit the Basilica of Notre Dame-de-la-Garde and enjoy an incredible panoramic views on the Phocaean city. There you will see the massive 5th-century Saint-Victor abbey and the ancient marble sarcophagi - sculpted 1500 years ago.
Enjoy some free time wandering around the alleys and streets in the Old City of Le Panier while thinking about how it was created during the Roman occupation in 600 B.C.
Feel free to continue on your own for a bit, visiting the MUCEM, the Villa Méditerrannée and both the Saint-John Fort and La Major Cathedral, making sure to meet back with your Guide at the apppointed time and place for final departure.
Drop off is at 6:30 PM at the Aix en Provence Tourist Office.
This tour includes
- Transportation in a comfortably appointed minivan for the day.
- An English-speaking Guide.
- A maximum of eight passengers per vehicle.
- Visit of Cassis and the Calanques
- Visit of Marseille, Old Port, Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde
- Free time to visit the Old City of Le Panier, the Saint-John Fort and La Major Cathedral
This tour does not include
- Personal expenses
- Meals and drinks
- Guide appreciation gratuity
- Hotel pick up/drop off
- Entrance fees to monuments and museums
- Ticket for minicruise
This tour is subject to availability and a Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 people.