Experience a Miniature France on Marvellous Private Tours of Marseille!
Experience a city which is considered a miniature representation of the entire nation of France when on a marvellous private tour of Marseille.
The unbelievable wine, the savoury food, the whole ambience of this magnificent southern French city is unlike anywhere else in the world.
Try and stay right in the heart of this historic port town. From the bars and eateries of the area, you get to experience tasty French cuisine while looking out on to a lovely sea view; it also helps that the seafood is so fresh.
The Vieux Port is the best location to start a tour of the magnificent old port city.
Marseille is a culinary paradise that features the rustic, hearty preferences of land and ocean.
Not far from La Vieille Charite, in the Panier district, Le Panier des Arts provides a wonderous menu of local delicacies.
On the opposite bank, the iconic Les Arcenaulx, as well as La Cote de Boeuf, are two eateries where typical Marseille cuisine isn't just served but glorified.
The coast road attributes such excellent eateries as the Chez Aldo, Chateaux de Marseille, Le Petit Nice as well as the Chez Michel.
Experience Great History on a Guided Tour of Notre Dame De La Garde
A popular guided tour of the Notre Dame de la Garde called La Bonne Mere by the locals who believe it offers protection for the sailors on their hazardous journeys.
The La Canebiere is the city's most famed road and the Quartier du Panier is the region of Marseille that's richest in tradition and history.
Another must see the place is the 5th century Abbaye de Saint Victor that will be kept in unusually good condition considering it is going on 1600 years old.
Your travel agent will show that no holiday is complete without going for a tour of one of many museums, five of that are Musée des Beaux-Arts, Musée Grobet-Labadie, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Musée de la Mode as well as Musée Cantini.
Top 10 Things to See and Do in Marseille
Travel Tips for Marseille
The weather is beautiful most of the year, and even the winters are not overly cold. Just book ahead and think what you are actually going to do on your holiday and your tour agency can advise the best time of the year for your holiday. Obviously, the summer is the busiest and most expensive time to visit, so try and go just out of peak season and you will enjoy the less busy streets.
Ok, you are all packed and ready to go, but how much spending money do you really need? There are dozens of ways to save yourself some money while in Marseille. Firstly it is a lot cheaper to get your Euro’s out of the ATM rather than a change office and paying a fee. Do not pay for breakfast at your hotel as they usually charge easily 25 to 30 euros for breakfast. Be like the French and grab a coffee and croissant for 5 euros or so.
It is crucial to learn some of the French customs especially a bit of French, such as Hello (Bonjour) Thank you (merci ) Goodbye ( Au Revoir) please (S'il Vous plaît) having the basics as above they will appreciate you trying. Shopping and maybe eat a lot of fabulous food? Please make sure you know about the French timetable, plan your days accordingly by their timetable and not your yours.
Keep your coat on at the end of March and in April to protect you from the cool end of winter. May and June's temperatures are maximum 19c, and the lowest is around 7 c. July is one of the best months of the year to visit when the weather is always fairly dry, sunny and warm, with an average of ten hours of sunshine each day. Your travel agent can keep you updated on the best time to visit the city for your sightseeing tours.