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Marseille Shore Excursion: Private Aix-en-Provence and Valensole Lavender Tour provided by Provence Tours

Marseille Shore Excursion: Private Aix-en-Provence and Valensole Lavender Tour

Marseille Shore Excursion: Private Aix-en-Provence and Valensole Lavender Tour
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About
Brighten up your time in port in Marseille with this private shore excursion to the spectacular lavender fields of Valensole, in addition to a walking tour of the charming town of Aix-en-Provence. Visit the Valensole Plateau, whose landscape comes alive in the summer months with blooming fields of fragrant lavender. Capture the scenery on camera and then venture into town to enjoy the heady scents of aromatic lavender and thyme while strolling through Valensole village, shopping for essential oils and flowers along the way.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, French, Spanish
What to expect
  • Disembark at the Marseille port and transfer to a comfortable minivan for your full-day, private shore excursion into the heart of Provence. Relax on the drive to Aix-en-Provence, an elegant university town that offers abundant sightseeing, shopping and culinary indulgence. With your guide, visit some of Aix’s diverse markets and charming quarters. Then take some private time to relax in the park, check out local boutiques or grab some lunch (own expense) before departing. Travel on to the Valensole Plateau to see blooming fields of lavender that stretch as far as the eye can see. A Latin-based word meaning ‘valley of the sun,’ Valensole's hot climate and rich earth create the perfect environment for growing this distinct purple flower, warm-weather herbs and almond trees. Stop in the picturesque Valensole village, where you can purchase a bursting bouquet of lavender or some essential oil to take home.   Your full-day private tour of Provence ends with a relaxing ride back to Marseille. You’ll arrive at your cruise terminal by mid-afternoon. Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Marseille port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Disembark at the Marseille port and transfer to a comfortable minivan for your full-day, private shore excursion into the heart of Provence. Relax on the drive to Aix-en-Provence, an elegant university town that offers abundant sightseeing, shopping and culinary indulgence. With your guide, visit some of Aix’s diverse markets and charming quarters. Then take some private time to relax in the park, check out local boutiques or grab some lunch (own expense) before departing. Travel on to the Valensole Plateau to see blooming fields of lavender that stretch as far as the eye can see. A Latin-based word meaning ‘valley of the sun,’ Valensole's hot climate and rich earth create the perfect environment for growing this distinct purple flower, warm-weather herbs and almond trees. Stop in the picturesque Valensole village, where you can purchase a bursting bouquet of lavender or some essential oil to take home.   Your full-day private tour of Provence ends with a relaxing ride back to Marseille. You’ll arrive at your cruise terminal by mid-afternoon. Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Marseille port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 3547PRTMRSPTLTVP
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion guarantee
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up / drop off
Duration
8h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Ports:
  • Marseille
Additional information
  • If your ship has to leave at 4pm or earlier the departure time of the tour might need to be amended. You will be emailed by the local supplier to inform you of any changes if necessary
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Please wait at the exit of the ship/cruise terminal, do not start to walk on the port area.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion guarantee
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up / drop off
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Ports:
  • Marseille
Duration
8h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • If your ship has to leave at 4pm or earlier the departure time of the tour might need to be amended. You will be emailed by the local supplier to inform you of any changes if necessary
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Please wait at the exit of the ship/cruise terminal, do not start to walk on the port area.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 4 Aug 2021
A note from Marseille Shore Excursion: Private Aix-en-Provence and Valensole Lavender Tour
Please note that the European sanitary pass or vaccination certificate is mandatory to attend our experiences Social distancing, wearing a mask, disinfecting minivans, bikes and equipment, hydroalcoholic gel available. We strictly apply all the sanitary measures in force
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Aix-en-Provence
    Stop: 2 hours
    Free time to discover a local open air market.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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By: Provence Tours
suneil42
suneil42
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Lavender Tour
The tour guide was excellent. She spoke very good English, and was very knowledgeable. She answered all our questio
GingerBrandy
GingerBrandy
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Fantastic
This tour was so enjoyable. Our guide was knowledgable and fun. Best timing for seeing a lot but not to rushed. Bes
Zina T
Zina T
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Perched Villages of Luberon
It was the best thing we did in France, even in the off season. Really gave us a sense of history and spirit. Our g
friesian61
friesian61
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Best way to see Provence in a day
This was an excellent tour, one of our favorite shore excursions. Greg was an excellent tour guide and we loved lis
Trail35636790678
Trail35636790678
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A good way to see the attractions near Marseillle
This was a busy tour as we visited a number of places in one day. All the places we visited were interesting and th
fftravelers
fftravelers
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Crowded and challenging hike
Plan on getting to the site early as parking can be crowded, thus forcing you to hike even more than you might when
shonaa486
shonaa486
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Aux de provance
The guide met us from ship and drove us to aux and then took us on a walking tour which was really good the guide w
Nilima M
Nilima M
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Day trip from Marseille to Les Baux de Provence, Pont de Gard, Avignon and wine tasting at Chateauneuf du Pape
It is well worth going on this tour even though I thought it was expensive at first. The driver and tour guide was
stuarta642
stuarta642
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Half day tour to Aix en Provence
Lovely tour from Marseille with guide and driver Anna who’s was very welcoming, informative and helpful. Had time t
drjklmrhyde
drjklmrhyde
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Late & Incomplete Tour
The was late, we were ask to be at the meeting place at 8:45 AM foe 9:00 AM departure. Bus driver came in at 9:15 A
PaulGalway
PaulGalway
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Excellent Tour
This was the first time I have taken such a tour, I am very glad I did it. It was a very full day, our excellent gu
tomatosoupp
tomatosoupp
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good price, good guide, good spots
110 euro for a one day tour exploring lavender field area + other villages around . good guide with experience to s
Nina S
Nina S
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Perfect!
The Tour was absolutely great, even better than expected. We had a lot of fun that day, saw beautiful lavender fiel
A2769IQmaryw
A2769IQmaryw
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Roman aqueducts.
Very impressive. A real photo shoot. The rest of the trip was ordinary for a European town. Lots of shops.
mynewbrain
mynewbrain
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Wonderful Tour Guide
Three teachers were fortunate to have Nelly as our tour guide. She was gracious, fun, and very knowledgeable.
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