Guided Tour in Marseille: Port, Old City & Notre Dame de la Garde

Guided Tour in Marseille: Port, Old City & Notre Dame de la Garde

Marseille is the oldest port in the Mediterranean and the oldest city in France over 2600 years old! With such a rich history and a multitude of colorful faces, it is an exciting and vibrant city. From early barbaric tribes, the Phoenicians, the Romans, The Crusaders, to kings, Napoleons, the wars, battles, triumphs and her glorious ascent to the Capital of Provence and European Capital of Culture. Marseille, eternal.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Le Vieux Port, Quai des Bleges, 13002 Marseille France

Walking around the port, observing main attractions discussing the rich history.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Panier, 13002 Marseille France

We will enter the historical neighborhood discussing the history, observing plazas, houses, shops, and street art.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Centre de la Vieille Charite, 2 rue de la Charite, 13002 Marseille France

We will observe the old asylum from the 17th century discussing the history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedrale de la Major, Place de la Major, 13002 Marseille France

Enter the cathedral admiring the incredible structure

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Mucem, 1 Esplanade du J4 7 Prom. Robert Laffont, 13002 Marseille France

Pass through on the way to the fort, admiring the beautiful terrace and architecture.

Stop At: Fort Saint-Jean, Prom. Robert Laffont, 13002 Marseille, France

Walk around the famous fort guarding the entry to city and port of Marseille, admiring its impossible walls, beautiful 360 degree views to the sea and port.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde, Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille France

We will take bus #60 (2 euros) to go up to he famous cathedral, the most popular site in Marseille. We will come back down to the port in the same way.

Duration: 45 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 6 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"I prefer not to guide with a facemask, and cannot expect clients to wear one either. It is optional. However, if a client requests, I can wear a mask. For large groups I use a microphone in order to be heard while keeping distance."

Start Time: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Guided Tour in Marseille: Port & Old City 9/8/2019 - 12/5/2022
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Shore Excursion Pickup 8/9/2020 - 12/5/2022
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: L'Ombrière de Norman Foster, Quai de Rive Neuve, 13001 Marseille, France

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Tour Guide

Not Included

  • Bus ticket to Notre Dame (2 euros)
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde


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