Live Marseille like a local! - 3 day tour

Take a walk in the cultural and thematic circuits
Photographic workshop
Brewery and tasting of different styles of beers
Panier district, the oldest district of Marseille
The Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde

per adult from

$215

AUD

Duration

3 days

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  • What's included :
    • Parking Fees
    • Entrance or access fees
    • 2 nights hotel in Marseille
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks

  • Day 1: From the Roman Empire to the mafia republic

    Pass By: Rue de la Republique, 13002 Marseille France
    We will walk on the avenue de la "République", a representative Haussmannian architecture, before entering the "Le Panier" district, the oldest in Marseille and France! We will pass in front of the Marseille cathedral built in the 19th century, then in the narrow and picturesque streets entirely painted by local artists. Inside this beautiful district, we will see, among others, La Vieille Charité, La Place des Moulins, we will talk about the founding of Marseille and its 2,600 years of existence. Once on the Place de Lenche, you will have the chance to get in touch with the local culture thanks to a delicious tasting of Shuttles and chocolate, two typical products Made in Marseille. To finish this visit, we will walk in the Saint Laurent church, one of the oldest in the city and, standing, with a breathtaking view of the Old Port and the Mucem, your guide will answer all your questions and you will provide valuable information.
    Book time for lunch
    After lunch, discover the Palais Longchamp, the Belle de Mai district, the Friche and the Couvent du Levat, their art exhibitions and their multiple activities depending on the season. Visit of the Rubé brewery and tasting of local beers, visit of the brewery and tasting of different styles of beer and crackers made from brewery grains. Visit the garden where you will discover wild edible and medicinal plants. You will use your senses: you will observe, smell, touch and appreciate the vegetables that we have in our garden. Come and taste this beer which you will only find in Marseille. A real local experience. A visit that will appeal to all your senses!

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: 360 ° zoom on the social diversity of Marseille

    Pass By: Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde, Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille France
    Artistic morning: photographic workshop, visit to one of the symbol icons of Marseille: the basilica of "Notre Dame de la Garde" at the top of the hill, which gives a 360-degree panoramic view of Marseille: a very complex and diverse identity. It is an inexhaustible subject for photography. Whether you love landscapes, architecture, street photography, portraits or art, your eye will find it interesting. Your guide will assist you in the use of your camera, its understanding, the composition of your photos and other technical points while discovering the secret places of this city. You can participate in the choice of your itinerary and your objects of attention according to your desires and the circumstances of the moment.
    Book time for lunch
    After lunch, we invite you to discover the exotic district of Noailles and its exotic market located in the heart of Marseille. Discover the origin of the most famous national anthem in the world, find out where the first cinema was in history, visit 200 year old shops that work in the same place and enter the colorful and lively market and its shops of oriental spices where you can enjoy a traditional menthol tea. You will also feel the permanent drama and the struggle of the inhabitants of the neighborhood against gentrification, unsanitary housing and the fear of being evicted from their homes in a neighborhood undergoing contrasting renovation. All accompanied by a young anthropologist guide living in the neighborhood. If you still lack energy, you can visit the designer district and explore small colorful streets with very original craft souvenirs, bars and good multicultural restaurants to plan your dinner.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Old and new traditions

    Pass By: Musee du Savon de Marseille La Licorne, 25 quai de Rive Neuve, 13007 Marseille France
    Visit the famous Marseille soap museum "Marseille soap" 70% olive oil, and its many health benefits. Let's go traditional shopping and tasting of pastries in the chic district of the Old Port. It's time to visit the street arts with a singular guide to appreciate the new secrets of the city.
    Book time for lunch
    Whether you know how to play or not, the main thing is to spend a friendly moment around an ancestral game! After lunch, we will start the activity by visiting the pétanque house, in the heart of the Panier, to soak up the atmosphere. After an explanation of the origin of the game and the place visited, we will launch hostilities a short distance from there. It is on the Esplanade du Major that together we will try our hand at the art of pétanque. After an hour of intense play, it will be time to take a well-deserved local aperitif! Good humor and friendliness will be the watchwords.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Métro Vieux Port, Quai des Belges, 13001 Marseille, France
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Reservation deadline 5 days before departure time
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Planetazur

Activity ID: V-125234P25

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