Guided Tour Marseille: The Old Port and Local Products

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GUIDED TOUR MARSEILLE: CANEBIERE THE OLD PORT LOCAL PRODUCTS (2h)

 

A guided tour of Marseille that combines culture, heritage and discovery of local products!

With your guide-lecturer, go down “La Canebière” and learn about the history of this artery, pierced during the time of Louis XIV.

The visit continues in the Old Port. Listen carefully to your guide’s explanations on this site. And discover in his company some of the local products associated with the city, such as soap and bakeries (les “navettes”).

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VISIT MARSEILLE : THE OLD PORT-LA CANEBIERE-LOCAL PRODUCTS

 

Visit Marseille

 

VISIT MARSEILLE

 

This 2-hour guided tour combines historical commentaries on the city, discovery of the secrets of making Marseille soap and delicacies.

La Canebière is an essential artery in Marseille. A breakthrough during the time of Louis XIV for rope makers, it slopes gently down to the Old Port.

Then, let your guide lead you to one of the shops surrounding the site, to discover the soaps and sweet treats of our city.

The visit continues in the Old Port. Listen carefully to your guide’s explanations on this site. Walk along the Quai des Belges with the latter for a stop at a traditional master soap maker: the secrets of making Marseille soap will be counted to you.

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 Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 9 La Canebière, 13001 Marseille, CCIP Aix-Marseille Provence (map)

End of the visit: on the Old Port, Quai des Belges

Difficulty: Easy

Free for children under 8 years old

1 review for Guided Tour Marseille: The Old Port and Local Products

  1. Kelly (verified owner)

    Such a wonderfull in downtown Marseille with Cecyl. We have tasted local candies with him and it was fun !

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Guide Information

  • Page Name: Cécyl in Provence
  • Guide: Cecyl TARLIER
  • Address: ★ English ★ French ★ Spanish ★
    License N° 15/83/05/P
    MARSEILLE
    France
  • 4.50 4.50 rating from 2 reviews