Private City tour and conversational French Language class in Marseille : 2 hours

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Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



French (fluent), English (fluent), German (basic), Spanish (fluent), Italian (basic), Portuguese (basic)

Combine a 1h private guided tour with a 1h French class at a mythical café in Marseille

Take the opportunity to be in Marseille to see the best of the city and improve your French at the same time. The tour will start with the thriving old port with its traditional fish market and its spectacular harbor for fishing boats. You will discover the city's vibrant hub with its exceptional view on Notre Dame de la Garde basilica that protects Marseille and its inhabitants.

After a one hour tour, we will go to a traditional and mythical café from Marseille attended in the past by sailors with a popular sunny balcony and a stunning view on Notre Dame de la Garde with the old port at your feet! There you will have a one hour French class with a qualified French, speaker instructor. A great opportunity to learn the basics terms of the French language or simply refresh your French language skills. The place is extremely friendly just as the class that will also be a good chance for you to ask in French, English or Spanish any questions you have about French culture.


Please during the booking, confirm for me your level of French : beginner, intermediate or advanced.

The tour will take place in the Old port, the main popular attraction of the oldest city in France where in 600, Greek settlers from Phocaea landed in a rocky Mediterranean cove, that became the incredible and unique city that we know today as Marseille.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel or if you prefer we can meet directly under Norman Foster's architect mirror pavilion called " L' Ombrière" that is located Quai de rive Neuve at the old port. If you come by ship, I would suggest you uber or take a cab and ask the driver to leave you at the "Ombrière" at the old port. I will be waiting right there for you. Do not worry, I will make sure you recognize me !

End location: The tour will end at the Old Port but if you prefer I can also leave you directly at your hotel.

Duration: 2 hours


This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

- 1 hour walking city tour. My time and services as your private guide
- 1 hour French class with a qualified French instructor
- 1 coffee/person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euros - All is included in the tour but if you want to take some extra money with you just in case you want to buy a souvenir, you're welcome to do it.

What’s Extra

Any personal purchases or expenses.

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