Marseille Highlights with private guide
Marseille: insolent, happy to be alive and more independent than ever.
This private tour will give you an idea of the 2600-year history and the basic vibe of the rollicking city. We'll hit the important sites around the Old Port and the main street, La Canebiére. Then, we'll visit the oldest neighborhood in France, Le Panier. You'll see that loud, proud Marseille is like no other city in France.
*We'll meet at a mutually agreed upon location
*Walk through the Old Town, Le Panier
*Visit la Vielle Charite, the former Poor House
*See the views from Fort St. Jean's ramparts. CLOSED ON TUESDAYS.
*Walk around the Old Port and up the Canebiére
*Visit the Stock Exchange building
*End tour at a mutually agreed upon location
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We will meet either at your hotel or at the end of the Old Port, Quai des Belges, for example. If you are arriving by ship, you have to take a taxi to the Old Port, Quai des Belges, next to the metro entrance, in front of the water. I will be wearing a red cap (which I promise to remove once we've met!).
End location: I will leave you at a mutually agreed upon location in the center of Marseille, at your hotel or at the end of the Old Port, Quai des Belges.
Duration: 3 hours
I will meet you at a mutually agreed upon place in the center of Marseille. Either at your hotel or at the end end of the Old Port.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 euros - There is nothing to pay for on this tour but it's always a good idea to have a few euros just in case you'd like to buy some coffee or food.
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Kathy was warm and engaging and went out of her way to give us an experience that aligned with our interests. She had a good grasp of the history and politics of the town and shared some of her favourite places, as well as her insights into living in Marseilles - all of which we appreciated. She even helped booked the Hammam for us. We had a lovely time.