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Provence (Marseilles)


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Excursion 1: Marseille City Highlights
Tour Code: MRS-001
Tour Length: Half-Day (Approximately 4 hours)

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Marseille offers so many intriguing diversions that there is little reason to venture farther. Driving through the colorful Old Port, where the city's Greek founders landed in 600 B.C., you will be mesmerized by the classically French sidewalk cafés, thriving markets, and picturesque fishing boats bobbing in the harbor. Continuing along the coast, the landscape changes, and the views become dominated by the impressive cliffs of the Marseille massif and the scenic islands lying just offshore. Perched on La Garde Hill, high above the city, stands Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica, which upon visiting you'll learn was built on a site that has been a defensive observation post since prehistoric times. The architecture of the Romanesque-Byzantine style basilica boasts magnificent domes, multi-colored stone, and golden mosaics. After a drive through the shopping district, you will stop in the Palais Longchamp, a fantastic 19th-Century complex of stately museums, elegant fountains, and an expansive Zoological Garden. The entrance to Longchamp Park is guarded by four stone lions, and provides an unforgettable setting for a photo.

Please note: Flash photography & video cameras are not permitted in the Cathedral. There are approximately 200 steps to reach the Basilica. Suitable attire is required to enter the cathedral.

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