Private Tour provence : Marseille, Cassis, Calanques

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  • Duration: 8 hours

   Deluxe Drivers proposes a classic Tour during your stay in Provence or during a shore excursion from Marseille. Let your self be driven during this private tour of Provence into the beauty and charm of the Mediterranean by visiting the multicultural city of Marseille and its seacoast with breathtaking monuments and views. Continue along the Calanques, where you will have the opportunity to admire the incredibly beautiful creek of Sormiou or Morgiou.

   Your trip will end in Cassis, a picturesque old fishing port with buildings dating back from the 16th century restored with the colorful pastels of Provence. Head towards La Ciotat on the Route des Crêtes with spectacular cliffs overlooking the sea.

Included / Not included

Included : Knowledgeable english speaking driver and private car service, transport expenses
Not included : any entrance to museums or other activities when touring, boat tours, driver’s meal, food and beverage, gratuity


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Marseille private tour provence

Marseille is the most “Mediterranean”, multicultural and dynamic city in Provence. The beating heart of this 26 century-old city is the emblematic old port. You will discover during your private tour provence, landmarks such as the Museum of la Vieille Charité, Notre Dame de la Garde, The Palais Longchamp. You will be then taken to la corniche and the creek of Les goudes

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Stop 2
Cassis

Cassis is a charming village by the sea snuggled at the foot of the tall Cap Canaille cliff, about 400 meters high. Its picturesque fishing port is embellished by nice shops, cafes and restaurants. It is also the departure point for a private boat tour to the Calanques (Port Pin, Port Miou, En-Vau)

Stop 3
Sormiou Creek

Numerous cabanons (small fisher house on the beach)), small port, beach and seafood restaurants: this is the locals’ favourite calanque. The belvedere offers magnificent views of two creeks and of the East coast of the massif, at the foot of which is the fabulous Grotte Cosquer, a 37m-deep cave.

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Route des Cretes and Gineste

From Cassis, head towards La Ciotat on the Route des Crêtes, dotted with panoramic viewpoints created to enjoy the mountains in the Cap Canaille massif, with spectacular cliffs (the highest in France) overlooking the sea.

 

Deluxe Recommandations

Restaurants
La Villa Madie

An exceptional place to savour a cuisine that keeps the Mediterranean firmly on the horizon. Enjoy views of the sea and the pine trees, a sleek, designer interior, and a terrace overlooking the sea.

 

Nino

In a marine style decor you can truly enjoy the most delicate Mediterranean dishes. You will dine on an elevated glass protected terrace with a panoramic view of Cassis port and, in summer you will have the pleasure of eating outside.

Shop
L’eau de Cassis

A wonderful boutique, here is a perfume whose manufacturing secrets dates back from 1850s, with essences Provençal plant to 500 fragrances declinedfrom jasmine to wild roses. Years of research were necessary to develop l’eau de cassis.

Recommandations
Boat Trip in the Calanques

Calanques cruises, from authentic small port of Cassis give you the best waterways to navigate in the heart of each Calanques. We can admire the transparency of its turquoise blue waters and the whiteness of its ripped cliffs.

 

Clos Sainte Magdeleine Wine Tasting

Clos Saint Magdeleine covers over 20 hectares (49,4 acres) facing the Mediterranean Sea. The estate has belonged to the Zafiropulo family since 1920, but the wine growing in the region goes back to antiquity, when the Greeks imported it in Provence.