Tours & activities by Traffic Names Ltd from Viator

  • Location: Marseille, France
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
From GBP 60.90

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Make the perfect use of your time in port in Marseille by uncovering the magnificent Aix-en-Provence on this shore excursion! Located about 30 minutes north of Marseille, Aix-en-Provence shows its true beauty with unique and colorful fountains, facades, and spectacular plane trees. Tour the city with your expert guide and learn about the city's different eras and cultures.


  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
When your cruise ship docks in Marseille, you’ll be picked up by your guide and taken on a scenic drive north into the heart of the Provence region. While driving you to your destination, he will provide you with historical and cultural information about Provence. Arrive in Aix-en-Provence, your driver will give you a map of the city and point the highlights of the town. It is now time to discover the rich architecture of the city while strolling along Cours Mirabeau, a road lined with quaint 19th-century buildings. Walk to the Place du Général de Gaulle and see its spectacular and well-known fountain.

Visit Place d’Albertras and see the fountain whose basin was made by local students. See the Four Dolphins Fountain, an impressive sculpture created in 1667. Other amazing sights in the vibrant city are City Hall and the Cathédral Saint Sauveur, which features 12th-century buildings offering insight into Aix-en-Provence's unique heritage.

Before you enjoy the shady squares of the eclectic city, you will be able to either explore the city further or to visit the former workshop of the artist Paul Cézanne, Les Lauves (at your own expense). If you'd like to visit Cezanne studio, your driver will give you a specific meeting point and time and will take you to entrance where you will buy the tickets. Take a look inside the small pavilion to see where the local-born artist got his inspiration.

After your tour of Aix-en-Provence, enjoy a peaceful ride back to Marseille’s cruise ship port.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to Marseille port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Port of Marseille
Departure Time:
4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

Marseille Shore Excursion: Aix-en-Provence Tour from Marseille


  • Local guide
  • Map of the city provided by your driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance to Cezanne’s workshop (6 euros)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • If your ship has to leave at 4pm or earlier the departure time of the tour might need to be amended. You will be emailed by the local supplier to inform you of any changes if necessary
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Tina S, July 2016

Our driver/tour guide Mark was amazing. One of the best tours of our trip.

Reviewed by: Gail E, May 2016

Excellent tour. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly and she really personalized the tour for each participant. This was a very nice way to see how people in this area of France live and we enjoyed the relaxing pace of the tour.