Tour n°9 :

Marseilles and the Calanques of Cassis

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Detailed description

  • Marseilles with the vantage of 26 centuries of history, has many treasures for you to enjoy

  • The Old Harbour with a fish market each morning, the main street “la Cannebière”, the “Vieille Charité” hospital, the Longchamp palace, and, of course, Notre Dame de la Garde basilica, the point of reference of the city and nicknamed affectionately as “the Good Mother”.

  • Finally, you can stroll around the Panier, the oldest city neighbourhood in France.

  • At the end of the morning, you will take the route to Cassis by the Gineste pass.

  • There, you will have some free time for the lunch, perhaps in the old port tasting one of the great local speciality : bouillabaisse -fish soup.

  • The afternoon will be devoted to discovering Les Calanques, rocky coves near Cassis. We advice a boat trip to see the caves as well..

  • At the end of the day, we will finish the tour with visit to a local vineyard and taste some of their well known white wines.