Guided tour

Marseille: Street Art Walking Tour

Activity provider: My Days in France

Marseille: Street Art Walking Tour

Activity provider: My Days in France

From US$ 57.09 per person

Explore Marseille out of the beaten track and discover another side of the city with impressive street art in a cool, lively, and bohemian district. Discover local creators, artists, and unique second-hand stores.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Have an authentic experience away from the touristic crowd
  • Walk together with a local and passionate guide
  • Enjoy a small group in a fun and friendly atmosphere
Full description
Experience an incredible walking tour with a passionate guide and explore a new face of Marseille that is more cosmopolitan and artistic.  Explore Noailles, a district known as "the belly of Marseille", is a fascinating and lively place with its daily colorful market and its many legendary shops like the oldest drugstore in France, created in 1827. Savor tea mint with a delicious pastry included in the tour to enjoy the good vibes of Noailles and better understand the challenges this district is facing now. Go to Cours Julien were an urban art movement started in the 1980' s. See the old market garden warehouses that were located there and replaced by music stores, art studios, theaters, second-hand boutiques, bars, and cafés. Enjoy the atmosphere that made the place today a cool district dedicated to alternative culture and street art.  Admire giant frescoes, amazing artworks, and discover an architectural heritage typically from Marseille: small buildings, colorful shutters, and clothes drying in the sun. Learn about the different techniques that each creator uses and discover French and local artists. Meet a very diverse crowd from hipsters, punks, students, families, children to hippies that enjoy relaxing on Cours Julien.
Includes
  • Local licensed guide
  • Waking off-beat tour to discover an artistic and bohemian district
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at 5 Cours Saint-Louis, 13001 Marseille. Please arrive 5 minutes before the activity starts.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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I had a very pleasant moment, walking in the Marseille Street Art ! I didn't know Marseille from this angle. I can now explain the graffiti and quote some famous graffiti artists. The guide is very pleasant and adapts very well to all languages (English, Spanish, French). I recommended the visit to my friends and colleagues in Marseille. To do, otherwise you will miss what's behind the graffiti.

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September 4, 2020

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You get to discover the city of Marseille from a different perspective and the content is really surprising and interesting. Its obvious the street art community in the city is very active and vibrant. Overall really liked it. Excellent walking tour!

January 17, 2022

We have discovered and learned to appreciate a fantastic part of the city that we would certainly not see otherwise... have returned afterwards, a melting pot of atmosphere and culture.. you have to have done it to recognize and recognize different seen artists, styles, shops, passionate guide. Top!!

July 9, 2021

Product ID: 388444