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  • Marseille: Calanques 5-Hour Cruise and Lunch

    1. Marseille: Calanques 5-Hour Cruise and Lunch

    Sail along the coast of the Calanques National Park on this 5-hour cruise aboard one of the biggest catamarans in Europe. The rocky coastline stretches for 20 kilometers along the Mediterranean Sea between La Madrague and the town of Cassis, via Les Goudes and Callelongue. The national park is one of the most remarkable natural sites in France and attracts over a million visitors annually. Journey to the heart of this outstanding natural heritage, discovering the creeks of Marseille on board the biggest day charter catamaran in Europe. During the cruise you'll have the opportunity to admire the wonderful landscape of the Calanques National Park, to sunbathe on the boat and to swim in heavenly coves. You'll also be offered lunch, comprising Spanish plancha, various side dishes and dessert. During winter, the menu is different and may include fish and other seafoods. Flippers, masks...

    Excellent daytrip with a little sailing involved. The anchor stop for having a slash an eating lunch was perfect. And the mediterran cuisine they served was just delicious.

  • Marseille: Sunset Cruise with Dinner

    2. Marseille: Sunset Cruise with Dinner

    You'll leave the port of Marseille around 19:30. During the cruise you'll have the chance to watch the colors of the sky change to shades of deeper orange, purple and red. Sip a drink on the open-air deck, enjoying the wonderful surrounding landscape as you cruise along the coast of Marseille. As the sun goes down, anchor in a secluded cove and enjoy dinner in the cool night air. Afterwards, you'll be back at the port at 22:30.  This sunset dinner cruise is suitable for the whole family so do not hesitate to bring the kids along; staff and guests alike will be glad to have them on board.  

    The crew about the catamaran were so enjoyable to speak with, even as American travelers who spoke little French. Food was great, drinks were affordable, and the swim stop was awesome! Recommended for any American travelers.

  • From Marseille: Calanques National Park Eco Boat Cruise

    3. From Marseille: Calanques National Park Eco Boat Cruise

    Start your boat tour from Marseille's old port. Cruise south in a quiet hybrid-electric boat across the beautiful Bay of Marseille. Learn about the city's history and its main monuments on your way to the national park. Arrive at the gates of Calanques, la Baie des Singes (Monkeys Bay). Follow the scenic passage between Maïre Island and the Croisette Cap. Start your boat trip along Calanques's 20-kilometer (12-mile) stretch of coastline, between the village of Les Goudes and the town of Cassis. Admire the majestic scenery, from the limestone cliffs overlooking untouched inlets to the tiny fishing ports dotted with little cabanons (traditional Provençal cabins). During the boat tour, enjoy free to swim and explore the underwater world, as well as rest and have a pleasant lunch onboard. See why Calanques got its name from the Provençal word, "calanco", for a v...

    An absolute must do experience! Our guide Tibo was fantastic and he told us stories about the history, geography and culture of the Calanques in both French and English. The company is fantastic and offers a delicious vegetarian lunch and plenty of Rosé. I did the full-day tour and highly recommend it.

  • Nice: Old Town Treasures Walking Tour

    4. Nice: Old Town Treasures Walking Tour

    This 100-minute walking tour begins at the Nice seafront just next to Castle Hill. At this point your guide will provide an introduction to the Greek origins of Nice, the Italian reign over the city, and the English and Russian aristocratic influences. Get answers to questions such as how Nice got its name, the reason for its location, and much more. Enter old Nice by a historic door dating to one of the last Italian governors. Then begin your walking tour and learn about the old homes of local nobility, see the most impressive monuments and Baroque churches, and visit the city’s most famous market. Follow your guide through the honeycomb of tiny streets of old Nice and hear about the history of the squares and the street names. Stop to taste local delicacies suggested by the guide. Upgrade your tour to include a visit to the Castle Hill Park. After exploring the colorful streets of Ni...

    The tour is perfect. The guide is very knowledgeable about Nice and very attentstive too all our questions.

  • Nice: 3-Hour Panoramic E-Bike Tour

    5. Nice: 3-Hour Panoramic E-Bike Tour

    Your guide will lead you through the port, the old town, the seaside and up and down the main hill in the center of Nice, effortlessly on this 3-hour electric bike tour. Ride up Castle Hill and admire its gardens, waterfall, and ruins, and stop to enjoy views over the Bay of Angels. Have a quick look on the Mont Boron hill and its most beautifull Belle Epoque villas, some villas belong to internationally famous people. You’ll ride by the main monuments, squares, and gardens, and along the maze of streets of the Old Town. Visit other popular districts and markets in the city as well.

    Samuel was a great guide! We had so much fun and the e-bikes were really easy to use. Thanks for making our last day in Nice a great one. Amy - Australia

  • Marseille: Sunset Boat Cruise with Dinner and Drinks

    6. Marseille: Sunset Boat Cruise with Dinner and Drinks

    Sit back and relax as you cruise along the beautiful Marseille coastline and take in the stunning views. Stop for a swim in a lovely cove in the Frioul Archipelago. As the sun sets, enjoy your dinner with drinks aboard, catching views of Marseille illuminated at night. Enjoy a magical evening on board an environmentally-friendly hybrid/electric boat, the quiet boat allows for a more peaceful and relaxing cruise. Set sail for the Frioul Archipelago and see the famous If island, on which the story of the Count of Monte Cristo takes place. Anchor in a beautiful cove around here for a refreshing swimming stop. Get back on board and enjoy unforgettable sunset views of the seascape and the Marseille skyline as you sit down to enjoy your dinner with drinks. As you get closer to the Old Port in Marseille, see the sparkling city lit up at night.

    The guide was so friendly, and the trip was smooth and lovely. We will definitely come back if possible.

  • Marseille: Calanques National Park Sailing Cruise with Lunch

    7. 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.

  • Marseille: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Dinner and Drinks

    8. Marseille: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Dinner and Drinks

    Board the boat at Vieux-Port, in front of Marseille’s city hall. Sail past Château d’If and admire a perfect view of Notre-Dame de la Garde on your way to the Bay of Marseille. Hear about the area's history and local culture from the crew on board. Anchor in a nice secluded cove within the Frioul archipelago, and go swimming in the crystal clear waters. Climb back on board to enjoy a light dinner buffet made from organic, seasonal local produce. Enjoy two glasses of rosé with your meal. After dinner, relax on board and admire the sunset with music playing in the background. You will then start heading back to the Vieux-Port.

  • Nice: Hard Rock Cafe Skip-the-Line Meal

    9. Nice: Hard Rock Cafe Skip-the-Line Meal

    Follow in the footsteps of rock and roll legends at Hard Rock Cafe Nice and enjoy a classic American meal surrounded by music memorabilia. Located on the famous Promenade des Anglais, the Hard Rock Cafe Nice is the ideal place to take a break from the beach and to treat yourself to one of the many delicious creations from a choice of menus. The multi-level Hard Rock Nice opened on 17 October 2013 and is undoubtedly a must-visit for visitors and locals alike. Combining the natural beauty of the Riviera city with the vibe of the Hard Rock’s trademark rock n' roll atmosphere, dine surrounded by music memorabilia. Then, visit the Rock Shop and purchase a limited edition Nice Hard Rock T-shirt. Choose from the following menus: Gold Menu (2-course): Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Grilled chicken sa...

    The service was great ,the flavours cooked the proper way.--- too too much chantilly at the desserts

  • Nice Old Town and Castle Hill: Guided Cultural Walking Tour

    10. Nice Old Town and Castle Hill: Guided Cultural Walking Tour

    The stunning Old Town of Nice (known locally as Le Vieux Nice) is a lovely honeycomb of narrow streets, dotted with beautiful baroque churches, boutique shops and charming restaurants — hidden gems can be found around every corner. It’s a hive of activity with vibrant squares, buzzing both day and night. After meeting your guide at the Place Massena Square fountain, head past architectural masterpieces such as Nice Town Hall, the Opera House, and Palais de la Prefecture. Explore the Palace of Justice Square and Rosetti Square, where Nice Cathedral is situated, before discovering the bustling Cours Saleya market. Amble down the famous Promenade des Anglais, the Port of Old Nice, Belanda’s Tower, and the final destination of the historic Castle Hill. During the tour, you will have a short break at a flower market, where you can learn about local delicacies and purchase handcrafted gifts ...

    The guide was excellent, knowledgeable, and very friendly. Every stop along the route was valuable. Trying enjoyed the experience and now feel comfortable in the old town.

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What people are saying about Provence

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 260 reviews

Absolutely amazing tour. Our guide was super friendly and made sure we had a wonderful experience. The wine tasting was our favorite, but the stops at Grasse and 2 small villages along the way were a cherry on top! It was a day full of lovely experiences and we would highly recommend this tour.

Frances was great, she made it interesting providing historical background to the city and the great food we tasted. She also gave some fantastic tips for other things to do in Nice.

Excellent daytrip with a little sailing involved. The anchor stop for having a slash an eating lunch was perfect. And the mediterran cuisine they served was just delicious.

It starts with a good breakfast and finishes with a swim in a bay. It was a fantastic trip!

it was a fantastic tour, very nice tour guide. I would recommend it to everyone