Top Experiences in Marseille

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Provençal soaps
Soap Atelier Experience in Marseille
Explore a different art form as you learn about the region's emblematic Savon de Marseille (Marseille soap). This traditional hard soap, typically made with vegetable oils, has been around for nearly 600 years, with the first record of soap making in Marseille from 1370 CE. It was so popular and...
Marseille Markets & Cooking Class
Explore Marseille's culinary scene and end your day enjoying a delicious meal you created in a cooking class! You'll start by perusing the city's markets with a local gastronome, beginning with Vieux Port, Marseille's famed fish market. Shop here for the day's catch: red mullets, sea breams, or...
Cruise in the Bay of Marseille & View Château d’If
2 hours
Small group
Enjoy a cruise through the Port of Marseille with a stopover on the island of If to visit the mythical Chateau d'If. For 2,600 years, the Phocean city of Marseille has been the reflection of French history. As you cruise out along the port, enjoy the views of the city's host of monuments,...
Saint Jean Castle, in the port of Marseille
E-Bike Tour of Marseille
Located on the west coast of the French Riviera is Marseille. With 2,600 years of history under its belt, this is France's oldest city, and the best way to explore it is on an electric bicycle tour with a local guide. This 23 km (14-mile) circuit covers some of Marseille's most impressive and...

Experiences in Marseille, France

The French Alps
Top Active Experiences in France

France is an active traveler's dream, with sandy beaches in the north, the towering Alps in the southeast, several river valleys across its heartland, and a rocky southern coastline dotted with inlets, caves, and coves. You can easily spend your time cycling through vineyards and from one chateau to another, riding horses in the surf, kayaking the famous Calanques, and hiking in the mountains. Or, if you're more of a city person, add a bike tour or vineyard stroll to your exploration of hubs like Paris.

Aerial view of Marseille
Best Things to Do in Marseille

Marseille unites two very different worlds: the vibrant coastal French Riviera and the charming rolling hills of Provence. In addition, it's France's oldest city, founded by the Greeks in 600 BCE. So in just Marseille alone, you can enjoy a diverse trip strolling through the historic districts while nibbling on traditional food, discovering the renowned world of Marseille soap, sipping rosé among the lavender fields, and cruising or kayaking along the famed Calanques inlets.

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