Old Port of Marseille
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Our most recommended Old Port of Marseille Tours

  • Notre Dame de la Garde: 2-Hour Segway Tour

    1. Notre Dame de la Garde: 2-Hour Segway Tour

    Your tour starts with a short training session on how to operate your personal transporter. Once you feel confident on your Segway, you and your professional Segway instructor will head off on your incredible adventure of the beautiful city.  You'll pass by Cathedrale de la Major, the Mucem and the Old Port before climbing up to Notre Dame de La Garde, a must-see in Marseille. On arrival, marvel at the splendid view of the city and its surroundings. You'll have time to visit the cathedral and after a short photo stop, you'll go down to the Abbey of St Victor before heading back to the meeting point. The Segway takes you on an original and fun adventure, making you feel like you're on a magic carpet ride. Join the tour, and discover the best spots in the city with an innovative and eco-friendly machine which is fun for everyone. 

    This tour was amazing! The views were spectacular and the guide was very entertaining. Highly recommend!!

  • Marseille: Calanques National Park Sailing Cruise with Lunch

    2. Marseille: Calanques National Park Sailing Cruise with Lunch

    Board the boat at Vieux-Port, in front of Marseille’s city hall. Enjoy fruit juice and coffee served by the crew. Then set sail for the Bay of Marseille. Hear about the area's history and local culture from the crew on board. Anchor near a rocky inlet called a calanque, and go snorkeling in the crystal clear waters. Around midday break for an aperitif, and an exquisite lunch buffet made from organic, seasonal local produce. Enjoy two glasses of rosé with your meal. After lunch, continue to the Riou Archipelago and stop at a second scenic spot to swim and take in the scenery. You will then start heading back to the Vieux-Port. If you are interested, the friendly crew will be happy to give you an introduction to sailing.

  • Panier Neighborhood 1-Hour Segway Tour

    3. Panier Neighborhood 1-Hour Segway Tour

    The tour starts with a short training session given by your certified guide on how to safely operate your personal transporter. During this tour you'll travel through the authentic Panier district with your Segway, passing by the Cathedrale Major of Marseille, the Museum of Mediterranean Culture and the Old Port. All tours are guided by a professional Segway instructor. The Segway takes you on an original and fun adventure to make you feel like you're on a magic carpet ride, so go discover the best spots in the city with an innovative and eco friendly machine that's fun for everyone!

    Amazing visit. A must do in Marseille…discovered some great vistas of Marseille and our guide Abdoul was just wonderful

  • Welcome to Marseille: Private Tour with a Local

    4. Welcome to Marseille: Private Tour with a Local

    Make travel as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Marseille from a local guide eager to share all the tricks to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood as you learn insider tips such as the best places to buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to see and do, customized to your interests. Feel more comfortable navigating the city confident that you have all the information you need.

    I’m glad for the great tour. I saw the many faces of Marseille and tasted the best coffee and food I got the best advices from a great guide. Merci beaucoup, Franck!

  • Marseille Tour du Fada: City & Seaside Grand by E-Bike

    5. Marseille Tour du Fada: City & Seaside Grand by E-Bike

    Enjoy Marseille and the city's main points of interest in only 4 hours, with an electric bike. "Fada" here in Marseille means "touched by the fairies", "crazy" or "mad", it's a well-known expression in Marseille. You will be able to contemplate and even take photos of the following sites:

    • The Panier Neighborhood (the oldest district of Marseille)
    • The Major Cathedral
    • The new MuCem Museum area
    • The Old Port (the main place in Marseille)
    • The Pharo (where you have a beautiful view of the Old Port)
    • Malmousque Little Port
    • The Vallon des Auffes
    • The Kennedy Corniche
    • Notre Dame de la Garde (the "bonne mère")
    • The Abbaye of Saint Victor
    There will also be a break of 10 to 20 minutes at Notre Dame de la Garde, allowing you to visit, admire and take panoramic pictures of the city. 

    Great way to see Marseilles, and Anthony was an excellent guide! Highly recommended!

  • Marseille: Urban Walking Tour with a Local Guide

    6. Marseille: Urban Walking Tour with a Local Guide

    Experience Marseille like a local on a guided tour. Walk through the city and learn about its sports, culture, heritage, and history. Meet your guide outside Burger King by the Old Port of Marseille. Head south to reach the sea, then follow the waterfront. Admire the typical small fishing ports and hidden coves along the route. With lungs full of sea air, head inland through quiet parks. Avoid the tourist traps and learn all the best places to go from a local. Climb the narrow alleys to Notre-Dame de la Garde. Admire the incredible views as you contemplate the city from above. Then, return to the Old Port through the beautiful districts of the city center.

  • Marseille: Panier District Audio-Guided Walking Tour

    7. Marseille: Panier District Audio-Guided Walking Tour

    Discover Le Panier, the historic district of Marseille with a village feel. The voice of a local guide will guide you throughout the visit and the stories will be triggered automatically as you go along. Start your tour whenever you want, alone or with friends. During this 1h audio-guided walking tour, go to the Old Port, just in front of the City Hall. Learn how the little Massalia was born, a town that became a city and then Marseille in Roman times. Discover the must-see Saint Nicolas and Saint Jean forts, and the "Bonne Mère" Basilica, loved by locals. Walk along the Old Port before reaching the oldest house of Marseille, one of the only survivors of the sad second world war. Enter the heart of the Panier district and notice a change in scenery. The houses are old, narrow, and colorful, and there’s a village feeling right here in the heart of the city. You will learn the local culi...

    What a beautiful experience. I love doing audio walking tours and this one was fantastic. I chose to walk at the end of the day while the streets were still quite lively and the Panier district was bathed in golden light. The facts, curiosities and stories presented in the audito tour were delightful and fun. The commentary was very fun and they even suggest places to eat and shop. Abosulte top activity to do in Marseille!!

  • Marseille: Self-Guided Audio Tour

    8. Marseille: Self-Guided Audio Tour

    See the sights of Marseille at your own pace and according to your schedule on a self-guided walking tour. Download an audio guide onto your MP3 player and receive a fully detailed map to help you explore. The marvelous city of Marseille is a one of a kind town that has a rich history but has a modern feel to it. This audio tour will take you through the old streets of the Panier District where you will see the modern Opera House which hosts many theatre productions since its renovation, as well as buildings that have withstood the World Wars. Continue on to view the Old Port, Town Hall, Pharo Palace, Notre Dame de la Garde, the Old Charity, Diamond House, Fish Market and the Inverted Mirror, La Canebiere, Cours Julien, Ferry Boat, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, Notre Dame de la Major Cathedrale, Remnants Garden, Lafayette Galleries and Rue St Ferreol.

  • Marseille: 3-Hour Shore Excursion Walking Food Tour

    9. Marseille: 3-Hour Shore Excursion Walking Food Tour

    Experience Marseille and its city center by exploring the district of Noailles. Taste all of the unique food specialties from the region including the local's favorite snack, the panisse, and the mandatory aperitif, the famous pastis. Discover and taste food from many countries: Greek, Arab, Italian, Lebanese and French food, of course. Smell the delightful odors of all these little restaurants as you stroll through the streets. Listen to the different languages and accents of all these people from everywhere and appreciate the true melting pot of cultures in Marseille.  Along the way, learn about the rich history and traditions of this colorful, gastronomic city.

  • Marseille: Afternoon Sailboat Experience

    10. Marseille: Afternoon Sailboat Experience

    Cruise the Mediterranean Sea in a traditional sailboat and create lasting memories from your trip to Marseille. You’ll be greeted at the meeting point in the Quai d’Honneur Marina in front of Marseille’s main city hall at 2:00 PM. From there, you’ll depart on the sailboat, crossing the Bay of Marseille. Depending on the wind and weather, you’ll either sail to the Frioul Island inlets or the Côte Bleue (blue coast). Throughout the tour, you’ll be introduced to cultural aspects of the area by the crew. If you are interested in learning how to sail, the crew will be happy to give you an introduction to sailing on an old sailboat built in 1949. You’ll return to the Old Port at 6:00 PM.

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What people are saying about Old Port of Marseille

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 222 reviews

What a beautiful experience. I love doing audio walking tours and this one was fantastic. I chose to walk at the end of the day while the streets were still quite lively and the Panier district was bathed in golden light. The facts, curiosities and stories presented in the audito tour were delightful and fun. The commentary was very fun and they even suggest places to eat and shop. Abosulte top activity to do in Marseille!!

A very interessting and wonderfull tour with my guide Abadou who knows his city very well. Very patient (my first segway tour),he is a good teacher,very considerate and attentive. A real gentleman with a good sense of humor. To recommend! 5 Stars Thank you Abadou!

A very nice experience in a small group for an exceptional day in the Calanques park, with well-appreciated snorkeling sessions in crystal clear water and a pretty blue

Amazing visit. A must do in Marseille…discovered some great vistas of Marseille and our guide Abdoul was just wonderful

It was just a wonderful experience, not too crowded on the ship, the best day of our vacation ...