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Walking Tour of Marseille's Historic Neighborhood
"Meet your guide in the morning or in the afternoon and enter one of the oldest neighborhoods in the region: “Le Panier”. Explore its  monuments going through the new Hotel Dieu which opened for the event “Marseille Provence 2013” during which the city was named the European capital of culture. Then you will take the ascent of Accoules in order to get to the “Place des Moulins” and learn about its wonderful history with your guide who will be happy to answer all your questions. Your tour finishes at Le Panier district just two steps away from the Mucem museum new icon of Marseille. The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations is one of the most visited places in Marseille thanks to its modern architecture linked to the Fort St. Jean. This monument presently offers many beautiful exhibitions and shows. This tour will help you to understand and witness the modernization process that has been taking place in Marseille since
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Marseille Shore excursion : Urban Electric Bike Tour of Marseille
"Your exciting half day shore excursion to Marseille city begins with a morning pickup from your cruise terminal. Meet your guide and board a minivan or a taxi to get to your starting point near the sea.Get outfitted with a helmet and a 2016 which allows you to ride effortlessy and enjoy a 3-hour journey through Marseille. First you will ride along the sea front from Pointe Rouge to the old harbor cycling through Corniche Kennedy Parc Borely Roucas Blanc the renown basilica of Notre Dame de La Garde and many other emblematic places. Explore the typical Marseille streets and discover some architectural treasures beautiful fragrant gardens and the small ports of the Marseille sea front. Your experienced guide will tell you the history of these place during your unique journey.  Then
From EUR50.00
 
Private Tour: Marseille City Sightseeing and Aix-en-Provence Day Trip from Marseille
"Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Marseille hotel by luxury minivan and then travel inland with your private guide to Aix-en-Provence. A well-heeled Provencal town Aix is known for its handsome streets lined with grand 17th- and 18-century houses. See the best examples of its opulent architecture on a stroll along the Cours Mirabeau -- a boulevard where private mansions sit in the shade of leafy trees and tinkling and admire its boutiques craft shops and squares all dotted about the myriad of tiny streets.Famous as the birthplace of French painter Paul Cézanne Aix is firmly on the map for art lovers from around the world. See how Cézanne stamped his mark on the city by visiting his studios where he once worked
From EUR61.00

Les Calanques Tips (17)

Visit calanques by boat and swimming

Hello, I am the owner of Blue Attractions Marseille, Blue Attractions is the english version of the well known marseille's company "bleu evasion". We offer trips in the Calanques on comfortable boats,...
tmartinchave
Jun 02, 2010

Visiting the Calanques in Marseilles

I visited Les Calanques in October, and the boat departed from the old harbour(le vieux port) in Marseilles. If you want more information, contact: www.croisieres-marseille-calanques.comor email:...
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nyperose
Nov 23, 2008

Fabulous rough landscape

Ready for some fascinating landscape? Take a bus to Luminy and do a little walking!Luminy seems to be the University area of Marseille, but also the starting point for some wonderful hikes to and...
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tini58de
Apr 09, 2007

Calanque from Luminy : Calanque Callelongue

The little calanque of Callelongue is our latest calanque of our hike from Luminy...we are finally in Marseille. Hidden behind rocks of Saint Michel (321 m, containing 3 grottos) and Les Goudes (258...
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ptitetoile
Jul 05, 2005

Calanques from Luminy : the colors of Sormiou

Sormiou is the calanques with the nicest colors...under the sun, you will be astonished by the contrast of the turquoise and blue water, the white houses and stones, the red roofs, the green nature......
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ptitetoile
Jul 04, 2005

Calanques from Luminy : The Calanque of Sormiou

Sormiou is the largest Calanque in the direction of Marseille. There is a little village and a UCPA sport center ...There is also a nice beach and the nicest things are the shades if blue and green in...
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ptitetoile
Jun 20, 2005

Calanques from Luminy : the Calanque of Sugiton

This is my first impression of the Calanques...not bad isn't it? This is the small calanque of Sugiton (30 minutes from the University). -You can choose a path going up to the Belvedere with a...
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ptitetoile
Jun 20, 2005

Calanques from Luminy : chalky rocks

The Calanques are chalcky rocks that reflects the sunlight...Sometimes, some flowers and plants still succeed in growing on it!!! And it is so nice to see! Sometimes you can also see some cristal...
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ptitetoile
Jun 20, 2005

Calanques from Luminy : The "garrigue"

The garrigue is a low vegetation mix, characteristic of the chalky hills of the Mediterranean, composed essentially of bushes (of which the broom, the juniper, the wild thyme, the rosemary and...
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ptitetoile
Jun 20, 2005

Calanques : from Luminy : the nicest part !!!!

Our first Calanque hike was from Luminy to Callelongue...the nicest part of the Calanque for me! In fact, it was a recommandation of a hiker women we met in the bus to go to Luminy! It is in fact the...
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ptitetoile
Jun 13, 2005

Les Calanques

you'll be welcomed by wild lavender before starting to hike the mountain of Calanques in Sugiton; water is so clear and you can see the bottom even at the top of the mountain; it's so windy at the top...
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Quinevere
Jan 09, 2003

Walking in the national park

Take bus 21 to the end station called Luminy. You can get the bus at place Castellano. Direct at the end starts the walking trail through the national park Calanques.
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AnnaHermans
Jan 01, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Marseille

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Palais de Longchamp

Wow! If you have a chance, come here and have a look at the elaborate fountains. The funny thing here, is the Palais Longchamp, IS NOT A PALACE! It is an elaborate monument showcasing the importance...
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Musée des Beaux-Arts

tHIS MUSEUM IS HOUSED in the left wing of the LONGCHAMP PALAIS. It is open to the public daily except on Mondays. To reach it take MéTRO: Cinq-avenues or bus 81 Before or after enjoying the...
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Vieux Port

As I'm was staying by the Old Port I had an opportunity to walk around this area a lot. The port is by the old town and on the side where the Panier district is and all along the sea front are many...
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Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde

When we had finished exploring the crypt and the interior of the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde we wanted to visit the museum but as we didn't had enough time we had taken a walk around the...
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Cathédrale de la Major

The statue of Monseigneur de Belsunce is located in the grounds of the Cathedral de la Major and overlooks the port. He was a Bishop during the great plague of 1720 which believed thousands died...
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La Foire aux Santons

Whenever you visit AIX during November-December you will see numerous stands in the streets that sell SANTONS. They work all year to sculp and create the most wonderful figurines for your Christmas...
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Getting to Marseille

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Bât A4 - Parc Valad - Impasse Paradou, 13009 Marseille, France

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