Notre dame de la Garde and Marseille panoramic

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 26, 2018

Hello ! Nice to meet you. It'll be our pleasure to show you our beloved city :) We are a group of guides of different horizons and professions, but all with the same passion, our beautiful city (by adoption or birth): the historic and cosmopolitan Marseille! From Argentina, Marseille, Spain, Venezuela ... Professional guide, anthropologist, journalist ... we have all done our best preparing our tours, which are full of history, anecdotes and news told by people who've lived in the place for many years and who will be more than willing to share all that and much more with you, in a fun, instructive and enjoyable way. We'll be waiting for you.

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

Tour description

We'll see you at Notre-Dame de la Garde . From that point, we will begin our itinerary admiring the impressive Romanesque-Byzantine style façade of the basilica, the most important monument in the city!
After learning about its history and interesting details, we will enjoy the magnificent panoramic views of Marseille from where we can appreciate the stadium, the Old Port, the hills of the Calanques National Park, the Frioul Islands, among others.
A very noticeable point is the view that we will have of the island of If , which plays an important role in the novel by Alexandre Dumas, "The Count of Monte Cristo".

Next, we will begin the descent towards the city center passing through:

  • Parc Pierre Puget and the old Latin quarter , where the remains of the ancient Roman necropolis of Massilia are located.
  • The house of the French activist Berty Albrecht, who fought against the Nazi occupation in the country.
  • We will pass by the oldest bakery in the country.

Finally , we will conclude our tour enjoying the panoramic views from the Palais du Pharo Park.

We are waiting for you!!

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  • Meeting point:
    Rue Fort du Sanctuaire, 13006 Marseil...
    Rue Fort du Sanctuaire, 13006 Marseille, France
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    We will be with a blue umbrella at the 60 bus stop, at the foot of the Notre Dame de la Garde basilica

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).

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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
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.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.