Guided Tour Marseille: Saint Victor Abbey and Local Products (2h)

(2 customer reviews)


With your guide-lecturer, visit Saint-Victor Abbey, the oldest Christian building in the city.

Then, discover  the shops surrounding the site with your guide, along with two typical products from Marseille: soaps and biscuits named “les navettes”.

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This 2-hour guided tour combines exploration of the religious heritage of the city, discovery of the secrets of making Marseille soap and delicacies.

The Saint-Victor Abbey is a must-see in the city: it is the meeting point of the first Christian communities at the end of Antiquity from which they evangelized Provence.

Your visit continues in a Marseille soap factory: your guide will tell you the story of this hygiene product, the history of which is closely linked to the city. You will be able to find out how this one is made.

A gourmet stopover is also planned at a biscuit manufacturer: the history of Marseille cookies will also be told to you by your guide … while allowing you to awaken your taste buds.

The price includes the visit, the tasting of local products and the entrance fee to the traditional master soap maker.

Duration: 2h

Meeting point: In front of the Saint-Victor Abbey, Place Saint-Victor, 13007 Marseille (Map)

End of the visit: on the Old Port

Difficulty: Easy (unsuitable, however, for people with reduced mobility)

Free for children under 8 years old


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2 reviews for Guided Tour Marseille: Saint Victor Abbey and Local Products (2h)

  1. George (verified owner)

    Cecyl is a good and well-read guide. We spent a good time in Marseille with him.

  2. Charles (verified owner)

    Good visit. Perfect guide!

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