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Travel back in time and feel like you're in 18th century France on this free tour of the Old Port of Marseille and admire one of the best views of the city.

Travel back in time and feel like you're in 18th century France on this free tour of the Old Port of Marseille and admire one of the best views of the city.

Old Port of Marseille Free Tour

We'll meet at 11 am at the Vieux Port Marseille metro exit, we'll embark on our free walking tour to discover the history of this beautiful area of the southern French city.

We'll set off to the Old Port of Marseille crossing Cours d'Estienne d'Orves, one of the most fashionable areas of the city. Reaching the harbour area, we'll hear all about the importance of the port and how life in Marseille has evolved from the 18th century to the present day.

Continuing on our free tour, we'll make our way to La Criée, the National Theatre of Marseille. As we admire its façade, we'll learn of the different celebrities who have frequented the venue, before the guide reveals why Marseille soap has become a world-renowned product.

The next part of our free walking tour will be dedicated to discovering some of the most important buildings in the city. We'll stop outside the Fort Saint Nicholas, the Palais du Pharo and the Abbey of Saint-Victor, three of Marseille's most emblematic monuments.

Our free tour will come to an end at approximately 12:15 pm, enjoying one of the best views of the Old Port of Marseille from the Abbey of Saint-Victor.

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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

1 hour 15 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Where does the activity end?

Metro Vieux Port

Abadía de San Víctor.

Where does the activity end?

Abadía de San Víctor.