Marseille: tour in the heart of the liveliest port in Europe

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Italian
Guru: Lorenzo
Registered on August 27, 2022

Hello! My name is Lorenzo, I am Italian and I live in Marseille. The charm of this Mediterranean city always kissed by the sun has captured me and I would like to share with you the beauties of its center. I am a sociologist and an art lover, I like to discover new cultures, street art, local food, the most magical places in big cities. I love to explore and even more I enjoy doing it together with others!

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

Tour description

Do you want to know the true spirit of Marseille? Some call it "the Naples of France" for the sea, its vitality, its history, the energy of the people and its steep and intricate alleys, the shops and popular markets in the centre.

Famous port since Greek times, Marseille has seen people from different parts of the world pass through its streets over the centuries: Italians, Armenians, Algerians, Comorians are among the communities still most present today, with their traditions and their food !

Its incredible history is still visible, ready to be told, among the white medieval monuments, the French-style buildings, the ancient popular neighborhoods with a thousand colors and scents. In addition to the art and history of the city, we will discover together its most curious and hidden sides, street art, social facets, street food, many curiosities and much more.

I thought of this tour as a cultural but at the same time "sociological" visit. In fact, I will take you to discover, right next to the most central districts, one or two of the multicultural districts of the city , where the character of the port of Marseille is best expressed.

How does the visit work? My tours are based on meeting and sharing , so I try to get to know the interests and curiosities of travellers.

Do not hesitate to contact me via message for more information!

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  • Meeting point:
    Pl. de la Major, 13002 Marseille, France
    Pl. de la Major, 13002 Marseille, France
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    The meeting point is in front of the cathedral, the Major.

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

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Frederick 13 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
He was very knowledgable and spoke clear English. It was such a good value, we were happy to provide a generous tip. Our group size was small and friendly.
Matthew 13 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Very interesting tour of several districts in Marseille. Not just the main sights! 😀
Ayla 29 Aug 2023

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Travelled alone - Aug 2023
Great tour with Lorenzo!
PIERLUCA 21 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Poter visitare Marsiglia a piedi sotto la guida di Lorenzo è stata un esperienza molto piacevole. Un ragazzo estremamente competente che ha saputo unire le informazioni di carattere storico della città insieme a quelle di carattere sociologico, raccontando il tutto in maniera divertente, coinvolgente ma sopratutto precisa e dettagliata. Molto disponile anche nel deviare le sue spiegazioni sugli aspetti che più interessavano il gruppo. Nessuna nostra domanda o curiosità è rimasta senza risposta. È stato un vero piacere. Grazie Lorenzo!
Sandra 05 May 2023
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Travelled alone - May 2023
¡Lorenzo ha sido un gurú excelente! Lo recomiendo 100%. Nos ha enseñado la ciudad y todo su encanto. Repetiría sin duda.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 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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