Gastronomy & Discovery of Marseille and the “Calanques” Fjords


Gastronomy & Lifestyle of Marseille

Bordering the Mediterranean Sea and surrounded by hills, the ancient Greek city of Marseille is a fabulous hub of cultural and scenic riches.
From its history-packed streets to the Calanques National Park, Marseille is a buzzing and astonishing city of many faces. A treat for the eyes and the palate, France’s oldest city promises a unique and delicious tour experience.

Price from €227 pp Based on 8 people

Length 2 days / 1 night

Availability April to October.

Day 1

Stage 1- Discovering the "Calanques" fjords and relaxation at a fisherman's cabin

Your chauffeur will collect you in a minibus at 9 a.m. to drive you from Marseille to the “Calanques” fjords. The tour of the stunning “Calanque de Sormiou” lasts all day until 5 p.m. and promises a full immersion in Marseille’s legendary lifestyle, between sea, hills and chirping cicadas… At midday, you will savour a delectable lunch of Provencal regional specialities concocted by Jean at his fisherman’s cabin handed down through the generations. In the afternoon, you will relax on a sun lounger for the traditional siesta, before heading off for a swim in turquoise waters, sunbathing and a stroll around the fjord.

Stage 2 – Hotel on the Old Port (Vieux-Port)

You will be staying at a two-star hotel on the Vieux Port, offering a contemporary decor and ideal location a stone’s throw from the beating heart of the city. Buffet breakfast at your hotel the following morning.

Day 2

Stage 3 - Gourmet stroll through the city's historic quarters.

You will enjoy a 3-hour stroll through Marseille’s most authentic quarters. This unforgettable delve into historic Marseille includes an off-the-beaten-track guided tour of the old quarters with an experienced guide and fervent lover of Provencal culture and gastronomy. You will discover the emblematic sights and squares of the Panier, Noailles and St Victor quarters, known only to the local inhabitants… You will also savour the historic quarter’s culinary marvels, hand-made by local artisans.

the price includes

Night at hotel with half board
Minibus transfer on Day 1 and pick-up from hotel on Day 2
Activities on Days 1 and 2

does not include

Evening dinner on Day 1 (can be provided on request)
Transport to Marseille


Active Road
30, cours Estienne d'Orves
13001 Marseille
Tel.: 0033 (0)4 88 44 48 57

Active Road is a Marseille-based incoming agency specialized in designing and organising leisure breaks and seminars focusing on local culture and heritage.

Enriched with 10 years field experience and committed to an innovative tourism policy backed by the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Regional Council, our agency offers a wide, panel of tried-and-tested outdoor activities focusing on Marseille's natural and cultural heritage. We work hand in hand with a closely-curated selection of hotels, transport firms and reception venues.

We pride in offering flexible and reactive services, supported by a close network of loyal partners.

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