Savour the unique culinary delights of Marseille during a walking food tour in the must-see parts of the Phocaean city. Surprise your taste buds while admiring the wonders of this town steeped in history and culture. Our experienced and passionate guide will reveal to you all the secrets and anecdotes of bubbling Marseille! Your eyes will be dazzled and you will tempted by an array of Provençal delicacies such as Mediterranean specialties and delicacies, wine tasting, Provençal cheese, mint tea and homemade lemonade.
The walking tour will start in the emblematic Vieux Port of Marseille, with a visit to the fish market then we will show you different architectural treasures on the way to Noailles, which is the next step of group tours.
This is the most popular and cosmopolitan district of the city, a real melting pot of cultures and languages from all over the world. Its lively and colourful market offers food for every taste: From the favourite snacks like the traditional Panisse to the mandatory aperitif, the famous pastis!
These group tours will also be an opportunity for you to try the best specialties from countries around the Mediterranean: Greek, Arab, Italian, Lebanese and French food with of course the well-known olive oil! The overflowing stalls of food and spices and the many street-food stands will excite your sense of smell and taste. You will be entranced by the cosmopolitan atmosphere, the myriad of languages that you will hear as you leisurely stroll along the vibrant streets.
Then group tours will take you to the oldest district in France: Le Panier, a place full of mysterious treasures, street art and artisanal food shops in narrow pedestrian streets.
Your guide will introduce you to a multitude of fascinating sites found in almost every street where artisanal workshops and local products intermingle for the enjoyment of visitors and residents alike! You will taste the famous Marseille aperitif “the Pastis”. A craftsman will explain to you the different stages of its production.
The tour will end with a tasting of the best Provençal wines of the area.
NB. I do two tours on the morning.
*Marseille old townTour : 55€/pers
PRIVATE TOUR START FROM 4 PEOPLE
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Two tours on the morning everyday
1- At 9:30am
2- At 12:30pm
* 2,5 hour guided tour in the historic centre of Marseille
with a passionate and experenced local guide
* 6 stops
* A wine and gastronomy and culture specialist guide
* See local markets and shops
* Off the beaten path and amazing walks only the locals know about
* An overview of local history
* Small intimate groups
*all guaranteed to get your taste buds tingling
* Local pastries
* Cheese tastings
* Mediterranean specialities
* Artisanal Lemonade
* Menthe tea
* Wine tastings
adult & teenager (13-18 ) : 55€
Child (under 13 ) : 45€