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 the Vieux Port (the Old Port) metro entrance on the waterfront.
*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
*End tour at the Vieux Port.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: We will meet next to the Vieux Port (the Old Port) metro entrance on the waterfront. I will be holding a sign with your name.
End Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: We will end this tour at the Vieux Port (the Old Port).
Duration: 3 hours
This is a walking tour. I will meet you at the Vieux Port (the Old Port) metro station on the waterfront in the center of Marseille.
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 is a terrific guide and Marseille a fascinating city! Our communication with Kathy was prompt and clear, the meeting point was easy to find and our tour...we loved it!! Would highly recommend Kathy as a guide, as she is very accommodating, smart, educated, has a great sense of humor, took into consideration our interests and the pace we wished to tour, and was just a great person to spend an afternoon with.