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Sunset boat cruise to the Island of Frioul & Chateau d'if

1. Sunset boat cruise to the Island of Frioul & Chateau d'if

From the old port of Marseille you board a comfortable semi-rigid. The captain will be the guarantor of your safety and the discovery of the most magical places. During your excursion you will discover the jewels of the Frioul archipelago, you will learn the history of this heritage, you will appreciate the beauty of each creek and enjoy the many pleasures of a Marseille-style boat trip.

Marseille: Walking Food Tour with Tastings

2. Marseille: Walking Food Tour with Tastings

Experience a food-lovers paradise while walking through the charming streets of Marseille with a local guide. This tour takes you to a number of historic eateries, modern cafes, and trendy restaurants where you can sample the true gastronomic wonders of this city. Get a sense of authentic French life while mingling with the locals. Listen to stories about the city's history and culinary culture. Start by soaking in the Marseille atmosphere in one of the historic brasseries of the old port with typical dishes and aioli.  Try some tapas Marseillaise near the old port, in a typical restaurant with Panisse and sardines. Taste roasted Camembert with croutons and pastis, anise-flavored alcohol. End the meal with sweets, crunchy pastries, and tea.

From Marseille: Hike in the Calanques National Park

3. From Marseille: Hike in the Calanques National Park

Discover one of Marseille's natural beauties in the renowned Calanques National Park in a hike of the most beautiful landscapes in southern France. Experience the authenticity of the Mediterranean coast with a local guide well-versed in everything related to your expedition into this national park. Leave from Luminy, near the Aix-Marseille University campus, at the gates of the Calanques National Park. Be stunned by the creeks of Saint Jean de Dieu and Sugiton. A breathtaking panoramic view will be the backdrop to your hike, where you can expect to take pictures and make the most of this magical moment with a picnic. Enjoy free time to swim in the clean water before heading back.

Marseille Bar Crawl Party with Free Shots and VIP Entry

4. Marseille Bar Crawl Party with Free Shots and VIP Entry

Prepared to experience one of the best night out in Marseille? Let Riviera Bar Crawl Marseille guide you through the best pubs, clubs, bars and any other place where you can have a fun time in Marseille. Bar Crawl Marseille offers a great selection of drinks and the best pubs, bars and nightclubs just for you. Our fun staff will show you all there is to see in the city center of Marseille by night. The Pub Crawl in Marseille is a great way to discover the city and enjoy your evening away from the ordinary excursions. It lets you immerse yourself into the local atmosphere, meet people and hopefully will also let you make a new friend or two. A bar crawl through Marseille will allow you to experience the city’s many different neighborhoods—from the trendy Saint-Jean-du-Désert area to the lively Parc Borély—and get to know some of the best places in town. You’ll also meet new people and make memories that will last a lifetime! Whether you’re looking for a place where you can dance all night or just want some quiet time with friends, our bar crawls have something for everyone.

Welcome to Marseille: Private Tour with a Local

5. Welcome to Marseille: Private Tour with a Local

Make travel as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Marseille from a local guide eager to share all the tricks to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood as you learn insider tips such as the best places to buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to see and do, customized to your interests. Feel more comfortable navigating the city confident that you have all the information you need.

Truffle Hunting in Provence

6. Truffle Hunting in Provence

Go on a black truffle hunt on the gorgeous property of a Provençal truffle plantation in the Luberon, just 40 minutes from Aix en Provence TGV train station and 1 hour from Marseille Airport. Meet a real truffle hunter and learn how this elusive, edible “black gold” is cultivated and how the truffle dogs are trained. With the help of your guide, you will soon find some truffles to try. Learn about the art of growing truffle trees, training truffle dogs, and finding truffles. Then celebrate your find with a glass of champagne while your hosts teach you how to clean, store, and cook with truffles. Sample some truffle hors d'oeuvres and be sure to ask your hosts to taste the olive and truffle oil produced on the farm. Many delicious products are also available for you to take back home as a unique souvenir. Take a tour of the vineyards, olive tree plantation and bees hives, and fully immerse yourself in the gourmet paradise of the Luberon.

Marseille: Delicious Food and Wine Tour

7. Marseille: Delicious Food and Wine Tour

Visit the historical center of Marseille, and discover passionate French craftsmen and their delicious local specialties on this tasting tour. Enjoy delectable local wine and cheese while learning about the culture and traditions of the region. Join your guide to discover the morning traditional fishing market of Marseille at the old port and get an opportunity to learn all about the famous local "bouillabaisse"(fish stew). Then wander in the narrow streets of Marseille with your local expert guide to understand why food is so important in the Provencal culture. Sip on local wine in a charming and authentic place and enjoy some delicious cheese. Meet local artisans and taste the best gastronomic specialties from Marseille like the navette biscuit, unique chocolate, tasty macaron and so much more.

Marseille: Magnificent neighborhoods Guided Walking Tour

8. Marseille: Magnificent neighborhoods Guided Walking Tour

Discover one of the most beautiful district of Marseille on a guided walking tour. Uncover hidden gems known only to the locals as you learn about the history of the city. Meet your guide along the Corniche and walk from the Vallon des Auffes to the Beach of the Prophet by taking quiet side roads. Discover Malmousque and walk along the uncrowded coves of the coast. Take a well-deserved break in Vallon de la Fausse Monnaie or Parc Valmer in tranquil surroundings. Explore the discreet alleys of Bompard, Vauban, and Roucas Blanc. See magnificent gardens, "cabanons", and old country houses. Ascend beautiful old stairways and enjoy the sublime scenery with views of the seaside or the Basilica of Notre Dame in the distance. While walking, learn about the history and sociology of this incredible and still rebellious city. Find out more about the constantly changing character of Marseille and its many different facades.

Private Custom Tour with a Local Guide Marseilles

9. Private Custom Tour with a Local Guide Marseilles

Marseilles can sometimes feel inaccessible to foreign visitors. Take the mystery out of your visit by exploring with a local on a private, customized tour. Your guide contacts you beforehand to get a feel for your interests and tastes to ensure that you only visit the places you are interested in. As you explore the city, your guide shares insights into local life forming a clearer picture of Marseilles's culture. - Private tour for just you and your group - Your guide customizes your tour to your interests and personality - Get a deeper insight into Marseilles life than possible alone - See Marseilles through the eyes of a local and discover its hidden gems Choose from 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8-hour tour options.

Marseille: 3-Hour Shore Excursion Walking Food Tour

10. Marseille: 3-Hour Shore Excursion Walking Food Tour

Experience Marseille and its city center by exploring the district of Noailles. Taste all of the unique food specialties from the region including the local's favorite snack, the panisse, and the mandatory aperitif, the famous pastis. Discover and taste food from many countries: Greek, Arab, Italian, Lebanese and French food, of course. Smell the delightful odors of all these little restaurants as you stroll through the streets. Listen to the different languages and accents of all these people from everywhere and appreciate the true melting pot of cultures in Marseille.  Along the way, learn about the rich history and traditions of this colorful, gastronomic city.

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 415 reviews

I travelled with my husband and kids last Christmas. We were fortunate to have Jean Marc as our tour guide. You can tell he’s passionate for Marseille, very knowledgeable, easy to communicate with and flexible. He walk us through truthfully hidden gems while explaining the city in a fascinated way. He gave us a glimpse of Marseille and sure enough made us want to come back!

Our tour was made special by our guide Ina, her extensive knowledge of the local cuisine, together with general information about Marseille, was invaluable . We would recommend that you start the tour really hungry, such is the choice, variety and quantity of the delicious food on offer!).

The guide was exceptional. Very knowledgeable and allowed for questions. It was a wonderful experience to learn the intricacies of truffle growing and selling. It’s not an easy feat! The food was surprising and delicious. Highly recommend. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon.

It was great and we loved all of the food and sights. The restaurant choices were amazing and the guide, Inga, was super knowledgeable and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this tour for anyone wanting to explore cuisine in Marseille!

The best experience with Johann and his team! Would definitely recommend