- 8 hours
- Private Transport
- Mathieu ochre factory and Okhra (optional)
- Wine tasting
What is a private tour?
Our private tours are limited exclusively to travelers in your party. Private tours give you more flexibility with scheduling (you decide when the walk best fits in your trip) and more personalized time with your guide.
Where do we meet? Where does it end?
This tour typically starts in Marseille (or vicinity) at your accommodation or hotel. Please let us know where you are staying by listing your hotel information in the "Additional Details" field at check out. Your route may differ according to your guide. Your confirmation email will have the exact meeting point details along with a map.
I am not staying in Marseille, can I still select this tour?
Yes, please select the appropriate optional add-on fee for for pick up elsewhere in the region.
How many people can fit in the vehicle?
Our vehicles can comfortably fit 7 passengers.
Is lunch included in the tour cost?
No, lunch is at your own expense based on where you would prefer to stop. Your guide will help to find a place that meets your needs and fits your budget - either a sit down meal or a quick stop along the route.
What if it’s raining?
Tours operate rain or shine, but in the case of inclement weather, your expert will modify the tour so more time is spent indoors. It never hurts to be prepared; we encourage keeping an eye on the weather and bringing along an umbrella, sunscreen, water, or a hat as needed.
Can children join this tour?
Yes, absolutely. We can adjust the time (if desired) and the content to be more appropriate for younger learners.
Is this tour walking intensive, and/or wheelchair accessible?
We do cover quite a bit of ground on this tour and therefore we recommend contacting us with any mobility questions; we will be happy to advise if the itinerary will be appropriate for you or propose modifications where necessary. Please feel free to contact us.
Laurent has been a sommelier since the 80’s working in Paris, United States or Bonnieux in the Luberon. He has been living in Marseille for the past 12 years where he opened an organic wine bar & tapas around the old port. He recently left the world of restaurants to embrace a new path, that of a tour guide. Today, he spends most of his time searching Provence for interesting places, wineries and craftsmen off the beaten path. He continues to organize workshops in wine tasting and creating Provencal tapas.
Historian and archeologist, Jérémie likes to show the abundance of the History in his provençal homeland. With his degree from Aix-en-Provence, he first worked with the archeology museum. Then he developed a great taste for archeological trip around the world, giving him a great experience mostly in Middle-East ancient and modern history. Back home in Marseille, he works as well as tour leader and history expert. So through a diverse and still living heritage, he invites you to dive in the layers of centuries and cultures that made Provence so unique. From old stones to more modern art, and even with gastronomy, his hope is finally to let you with a more accurate taste of his land.
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