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Marseille Highlights Free Walking Tour

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Louis
Quality Verified Registered on September 11, 2019

I'm a well travelled guy born in Spain, I have lived in UK, Ireland and USA, and hitched rides across the World. Now I am living and working as a translator and tour guide in France since 2011. I love meeting people and learning from others and their cultures, I am an open minded and enthusiastic person, always willing to help out and make new friends. I speak English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

After an introduction on Marseille , we will travel back in time to the birthplace of the city, Le Jardin Des Vestiges , the original port where the Phoceans founded Massalia. Next, we will go to the old Town Hall (Hotel de Ville Municipality), where the Count of Monte Cristo was betrayed by his best friend and sent to the Chateu d'If.
We will go up to the oldest neighborhood in France and birthplace of the city, Le Panier , where Napoleon Bonaparte had an apartment and the first emigrants came to settle in this "village" within the city of narrow streets, and still with a Provençal character.
Here, we will discover La Vielle Charite , an old hospice and spectacular monument, today a museum and school of poetry. We will go down in search of the sea to discover the new port and La Catedral Mayor , the largest church in the city that looks towards the Mediterranean and, the only National Museum outside Paris Le Mucem, connected by bridges with the old neighborhood and the Fort de Saint Jean who belonged to the Templars of the order of Jerusalem and Malta.
Returning to the heart of Marseille, we will pass through Le Vieux Port , where local people and nomads from all over the world continue to pass through this place that has lived a long history.

The tour will start outside Burger King Vieux Port, 1 Quai des Belges, on the Rue Canebiere side,

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  • Meeting point:
    19 Quai des Belges 13001 Marseille Fr...
    19 Quai des Belges 13001 Marseille France
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    I'll be outside the Burger King, the Viex Port, with a freetour sign

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

370 ratings
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4.57
Fun
4.63
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4.59
Quality
4.51
Route
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Miguel 02 Dec 2022
Narón
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022
Ha sido una gran experiencia. Louis nos dio mucha información sobre la ciudad de una forma muy alegre y cercana, aconsejándonos sobre los múltiples planes que hacer, resolviendo dudas y enseñándonos los lugares más representativos de la ciudad. Totalmente recomendable.
Pepi 01 Dec 2022
Mataró
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
No os perdais el Guru Walk con Luis, es una experiencia súper-positiva.
Mar ... 29 Nov 2022
Athens
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Louis is an experienced guide, knowledgeable and has a great sense of humor. We enjoyed the tour, learnt a lot about Marseille and it all went by quickly. Highly recommend Louis.
Carmen 29 Nov 2022
Málaga
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Luis ha sido muy apañao ;)
Mónica 28 Nov 2022
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Fue un tour completo y muy ameno. Me hubiera gustado algo más de historia pero estuvo bien
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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