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Address: | Devant l’office du tourisme de Marseille, 13008 Marseille, France
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Provence Explorer provides excursions, transfers and private tours in...

Provence Explorer provides excursions, transfers and private tours in luxury minivans with english speaking driver-guide. We offer daily departure all year long from Aix en Provence, Avignon, Marseille and Nice. Wine and gourmet tours, cultural, art and architecture tours, lavender and tradition, we explore our region off the beaten path with you.

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US$122.13*
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Marseille Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour to Aix-en-Provence, Cassis and...
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US$77.72*
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Half-day Small Group Tour to Aix-en-Provence and Cassis from Marseille
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US$105.47*
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Small-Group Day Tour from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence, Cassis and Marseille

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Our cruise was supposed to dock in Villefranche where we had booked a private tour of the French Riviera. Early in the morning, the captain announced that due to sea conditions we... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
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Bethlehem, PA, USA
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Bethlehem, PA, USA
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Our cruise was supposed to dock in Villefranche where we had booked a private tour of the French Riviera. Early in the morning, the captain announced that due to sea conditions we couldn't tender into port but would visit Marseille the next day instead. I immediately started sending out emails trying to find a tour group to accommodate us on... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We booked this shore excursion online and communicated several times before our trip as our cruise was in Marseille for only one day. It was a wonderful visit to Aix-En-Provence and Cassis. Alex, our guide walked us through the wonderful town of Aix and explained lots of history about this quaint French town. Then he drove us to Cassis for... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

We arranged a day tour from our cruise ship in Toulon to Cassis and Bandol for wine tasting at two wineries in the area. The tour was for just our six family members and everyone said that our tour in Provence was the best tour of the entire cruise. Our tour guide/driver, William, was outstanding. He met us right at... More 

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El Dorado, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Celebrity Cruise line arranged for this four hour tour of Marseilles and surrounding area....Our tour guide spoke excellent English and her knowledge of the area was very good....My wife and I were impressed with the tour bus as we've had some less than satisfactory experiences with some tour buses...

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London, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our small group from a cruise ship had Alix drive us into the countryside to experience the Sunday markets of L' Isle -Sur -la- Sorgue, plus the nearby villages of Gordes and the ochre cliffs town of Roussillon. Alix spoke good English and was very personable and flexible in terms of our wants and needs. Because the weather that day... More 

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Morogoro Region, Tanzania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Cant remember the name of our guide, but he was awesome and he made our day. We visited the Notra dame, Aix en provence, local tours round the streets, rich history. We also went to see the old port in marseille, visit to Cassis was a treat.

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Thank MustansirMusaji
Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

My small group of 16 people greatly enjoyed a tour with Fabrice and Emma. They are very professional and personable tour guides. Their knowledge and passion for Provence, where they also live, made our day so enjoyable. We were picked up at the cruise terminal in Toulon on time and enjoyed a relaxing drive in their two new mini-vans. We... More 

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Thank Jackie V
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We did two different tours with this company, and can really recommend them. Friendly sophisticated intelligent tour guides (Alex and Marc) able to convey the area information in good English. Both tours were well presented while never boring, while enough free time was allowed to explore some areas.

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Tecumseh, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were on e cruise ship and booked a full day tour of Aix de Provence and Cassis. This tour company was great, they picked us up at the ship at the designated time in lovely new vans that held 8 guests plus the driver. Our driver was Emma and she was not only a lovely person, and wonderful driver,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We met Marc on a somewhat dreary day in Avignon, this did not curb his enthusiasm, what an excelent host. We were lucky to be a party of 5. Marc was incrediably knowledgable, funny, great stuff. He totally looked after all our needs, was a great trip, very much because of ou driver!

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