Shore excursion of Marseille and Cassis
Cruise stops at Marseille are perfect for a tour to Cassis! Make the most of your stop at Marseille cruise terminal to discover the must-see city of Marseille and the picturesque village of Cassis on a shore excursion! This charming fishing port with its unique calanques will definitely be a unique souvenir of your cruise!
Meet your expert A la Française driver-guide and start your day trip with a panoramic tour of Marseille. First stop on your tour will be at the 11th century Saint Victor Abbey at the entrance to the old Port of Marseille, this is a great photo spot!
Continue to the Corniche road with its great view of the sea. As your guide drives you along this famous Marseille road, look out for the beautiful houses built by wealthy merchants and bourgeois in the nineteenth century. You will then arrive in front of the basilica Notre Dame de la Garde. Situated on the top of a hill, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the Phocaean city, the Archipelago of Friuli and the Château d'If.... Another great spot for a second picture, cheese!
Did you know? Marseille is considered as the most ancient main city of France?!
After enjoying a tour of the best spots in Marseille, it's time to drive along the Gineste and Crests roads to Cape Canaille from where you will be able to 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?!
After this beautiful drive you will arrive in Cassis for the second part of your shore excursion! Cassis is 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.
After this wonderful tour from Marseille you'll be ready to hop back on your cruise ship at 4pm.
IMPORTANT: please indicate the name of your boat to facilitate the meeting with your guide. The tour schedules will be adapted according to your stopover.
Please note: We cannot be held responsible if the Calanques cruise is cancelled due to bad weather or if the Crest road and the access to Cap Canaille are closed (no refund can be claimed).