Marseille is the oldest city in France, created in 600 BC by the greeks from Phocea.
Web site of the Marseille tourism office: http://www.marseille-tourisme.com/en/
Web site of the Calanques National Park: http://www.calanques-parcnational.fr/en/interactive-map
"The Calanques" are series of mini "fjords" set in white limestone cliffs just next to the city of Marseille. It is possible to go there by bus and walk (Callelongue: line 19+20. Sormiou: line 23. Morgiou: line 22, Luminy: line 21).
Welcome cocktail - Monday at 18h30
We are invited by the Mayor for a cocktail at the City Hall Hôtel de Ville Monday at 18h30. The address is 1 Place Daviel.
Excursions - Wednesday afternoon -
- Excursion N°1 : Marseille cruise in a line boat (3H00)
- Contact Andrey Tayduganov
13h35 : you will embark on boat for 3 hours cruise along the marvelous and famous cliff of Marseille. Please beware that there is no reserved seats: people are free to walk on the boat and we share it with other tourists. The appointment is here.
14h00 : You will go through the Calanques of Sormiou, Sugiton, Port-Miou, and many other treasures of Marseille, till the Cassis Bay.
17h00 : You will disembark at the old pier. End of services.
Price : 26€/adult - 23.50€/student - 16€/child
- Excursion N°2 : Visit of Le Panier the old district of Marseille
- Contact : Joan Arnau Romeu
13h55 : Your english bilingual guide will meet you at your the City Hall, to go by foot in the old center. Then let's discover the old Marseille, the heart of the citizen...
You will start the pedestrian visit close to the local council, before penetrate into the typical streets of this area... Streets with history, anecdotes, tales, oddities... You will discover the Marseille's monuments, the typical houses and little local shops selling regional specialities.
Price : 15 €/adult
Social Dinner - Thursday evening at 20h
Restaurant La Nautique
In front of 20 quai de Rive Neuve
Tel : +33 4 91 33 01 78
Some pictures of Marseille:
Calanque de Sormiou
Calanque d'En Vau
Calanque de Sugiton