Shore Excursion: Aix-en-Provence and Cassis

Guided by minivanGuided by minivan


  • Discover Aix-en-Provence: a city of art

  • Enjoy a local open-air provençal market

  • Enjoy the view of Cassis from the Cape Canaille

  • Discover the fishermen village of Cassis


LANGUAGE French, English

Make the most of your stop at Marseille cruise terminal to discover the must-see city of Aix-en-Provence and the fishermen village of Cassis. With its charming narrow streets, its lovely shops and unique architectural buildings, it will definitely be a highlight of your stop in Provence!

Jump in your A la Française minivan and you're off to Aix en Provence!


Enjoy a nice walk in this lovely city and discover the Cours Mirabeau lined with 17th and 18th centuries private mansions. Benefit from the shade of its old plane trees on a hot summer day. 


Then, observe Place d’Albertas and do not miss the fountain with its basin made by local students. With its colorful facades, this place is the perfect spot for a nice picture! Cheese! On your way, do not miss the Four Dolphins Fountain, an impressive sculpture created in 1667.


Continue and stroll along narrow streets to discover the unique architecture of this vibrant city... Do not miss the City Hall, the Cathedral Saint Sauveur, the local typical markets... Your walk through the old town will lead you to lovely shops, bustling squares and refreshing fountains... 


Then, through the Crests roads your driver guide will lead you to Cape Canaille from where you will admire an exceptional view over the bay of Cassis and the Guardiole mountain range.


Did you know? Cape Canaille is the highest maritime cliff in Europe! 

You are now in Cassis, a typical fishing port that is today one of the most beautiful and emblematic villages of Provence. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a 45-minute boat cruise (ticket not included) to discover the famous Calanques with their  small ports and lovely beaches.


Free time for lunch (not included) on your own during the day.


IMPORTANT : Please mention in the pick-up box the name of the ship on which you are cruising so we can arrange your pick-up and the schedule of the tour.

A La Française Provence can not be held responsible in case the weather conditions make it impossible to start the cruise of the Calanques or make access to Cape Canaille impossible.


  • • Please note that the European sanitary pass or vaccination certificate is mandatory to attend our experiences
  • • Up to 24 hours before tour = 100% refund
  • • Less than 24 hours before tour = no refund
  • • Modification of the date possible (according to availability).
  • • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Francaise Provence will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.
  • • Children between 4 and 11 years old only are allowed on the tours (our wine tours are not adapted to children)

Meeting point

At the exit of your ship, at the cruise terminal

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