During your stay in Marseille, follow your tour guide to explore, to sense, touch and taste the best of the city.
New itineraries to discover by participating in one of the six unmissable guided tours to do in the Phocaean city.
Marseille guided tours : The best of Marseille to discover with your guide-lecturer
The Old Port and the Panier
True historic heart of the Phocaean city, the Panier district, overlooking the Old Port, tells the 2,600-year history of Marseille. If his fame is no longer due to “Plus Belle la Vie”, a visit is required to understand its evolution.
From its Greek foundation to post-war constructions, the Basket is full of historical secrets that only your guide-lecturer will know how to make you experience.
This 2-hour walking tour allows you to discover the Cathedral of Saint Mary Major and the Old Charity.
Marseille Rive Neuve and Saint Victor Abbey
Join your Quai des Belges tour guide, under the Shade, to start your journey to the Cours d'Estienne d´Orves and the famous Place aux Huiles. In the Middle Ages, there were up to 8,000 galley slaves here.
Continue to Saint Victor Abbey where your guide opens the doors of the crypt. According to legend, Saint Mary Magdalene would have lived here.
End your visit in the gardens of the Palais du Pharo for a dip in the time of Napoleon III and the most beautiful view of the Old Port.
The Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde
From the top of the Notre Dame de la Garde basilica, all of Marseille is at your feet. A unique 360-degree panorama that allows you to understand the Marseille city as a whole, from its origins to its latest transformations.
Also explore every corner of the city's most famous and emblematic monument, the "Good Mother", in search of its historical secrets from ancient Greece to WWII with your conferral guide.
The Path of the Painters of Estaque
Between 1870 and 1910, Estaque was one of the birthplaces of modern painting. Cezanne, Braque, Derain, Dufy, Monticelli, Renoir immortalized this bright and colorful district on their paintings.
This district, where the bastides rub shoulders with the small traditional houses of the workers, has changed a lot since this flourishing artistic period but we still find the same sites so dear to painters. Follow your guide-lecturer to understand the fascination of artists for this charming and picturesque district which offers an exceptional view over the entire Gulf of Marseille.
Marseille Sea Side
Endoume, the Vallon des Auffes, Malmousque, Fake cash, Maldormé and the Vallon du Silence are all districts of Marseille that resemble fishing villages, where time does not pass at the same rate as in the rest of the city.
Follow your conferral guide along the Gulf of Marseille to meet fishermen, explorers, gangsters and prisoners who made the history of Marseille and created its legends like the Count of Monte Cristo.
Everything about Marseille
Go for a day exploring Marseille by public transport. An ecological visit lasting a total of 6 hours with your guide-lecturer to learn all about Marseille.
The day begins with a panoramic tram ride from Joliette to the Palais Longchamp.
The lunch break is free and is organized in the Old Port with the recommendations of your guide.
In the afternoon you will take the bus to explore the Corniche castles and the Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica.