Shore Excursion: Marseille & Aix-en-Provence


  • Discover Aix en Provence: a city of water and art

  • Enjoy a local open-air provençal market!

  • A panoramic tour of Marseille


LANGUAGE French, English
SCHEDULE 09.00 AM to 04.00 PM
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Make the most of your stop at Marseille cruise terminal to discover two must-see cities of Provence ! Start with Marseille, the Phocean city full of history and then visit Aix en Provence and its unique architecture! A great experience A la Française!

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Jump in your A la Française minivan, 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. 

Have a look 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! Then pass in front of the Four Dolphins Fountain, an impressive sculpture created in 1667.


Stroll along narrow streets and 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... 



On the way back, make the most of a panoramic tour of Marseille! Enjoy a first stop at Saint Victor Abbey (eleventh century) at the entrance of the old Port of Marseille and take a nice picture! Continue on the road to the Corniche with its great view on the sea, symbol of holidays! All along the road, do not miss the beautiful houses built by wealthy merchants and bourgeois at 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 Frioul Islands and the Castle of If... Another great spot for a second picture, cheese!


Did you know? Marseille is considered as the most ancient city of France!



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.

stroll through the markets of Provence
Ancient city of water and art
visit to the old town France


  • Up to 24 hours in advance: 100% refund
  • Under 24 hours in advance: no refund
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Francaise will contact the customer to reschedule or refund the total amount.

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Meeting point*

At the exit of your ship, at the cruise terminal

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