Marseille, European Capital of Culture in 2013 has succeeded to become a first-class cultural destination. Many museums were opened or renovated from which the MUCEM is the figurehead. The city has a number of hotels for all tastes and budgets, while the airport extended its offer, and the TGV connects Paris in 3 hours. The Mediterranean city maintains its bubbling personality that appeals to travelers looking for authenticity. All of which can be coupled to essential tourist attractions of an unrivaled tourist destination.
Provence: the excellence in culture in an area of sun, sea, gastronomy and lifestyle being the promise of an exceptional stay.
THE HIGLIGHTS OF THE TOUR
- Discovery of the new MUCEM museum
- Visit of Marseille
- Discovery of the Calanques
THE TOUR in detail
step by step
DAY 1 : Arrival in Marseille and welcome “bouillabaisse” dinner
Arrival in Marseille, welcome ant transfer to the hotel. Welcome dinner on the Old harbor, major meeting point in the city. Maybe you will choose the famous “bouillabaisse”, a fish soup.
DAY 2 : Marseille, city tour and visit of the MUCEM museum
After breakfast, discovery guided tour of the city founded in 600 BC by the Phoenicians. Marseille has always been a crossroads of ideas, races and civilizations. Cosmopolitan city, Marseille is today a metropolis, a city of history and a great port. From Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, magnificent panorama over the city and the Mediterranean. Lunch at leisure. Afternoon visit of the MUCEM (Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditérannée)…….
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