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Bandol & Cassis Wine-Tasting from Marseille

  • When does it run?

    1 April  - 31 October : Tuesday & Friday

  • Start time

    10:00am – 6:00pm

  • Duration

    9 hours

Inclusions
  • Pick-up service from Hôtel Radisson Blu, Marseille
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation in air-conditioned 8-seater minibus

Key Highlights

  • Indulge yourself in the finest wines at two of France’s oldest appellations
  • Admire the most breathtaking views of the Mediterranean from Cape Canaille
  • Enjoy a guided wine-tasting tour to an inherited wine property in the village of Cassis
  • Check out the vineyards and try the rosé and white wines that Cassis specializes in
  • Marvel at the Provencal setting of Le Castellet, one of Var region's most visited attractions
  • Taste more wine at Bandol, known for its fruity and fresh rosé selections
  • Enjoy a small group tour along with an expert driver-guide and transport in an AC minivan

Overview

Embark on a memorable journey in search for the rarest of wines to two of France’s oldest appellations – Cassis and Bandol. Drive through the gorgeous coastal road alongside the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe’s highest maritime cliff - Cape Canaille. Soon after, visit a splendid wine property in the ancient fishing port of Cassis and taste its delicate rose and smooth white wines. Another wine tasting session is held at Bandol, known for its structured rose and deep red wines and olive oil!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    1 April  - 31 October : Tuesday & Friday

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    10:00am – 6:00pm

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from Hôtel Radisson Blu (38 Quai Rive Neuve, 13007 Marseille).

  • Ending Point

    Same as start point.

Itinerary

  • Assemble at Hôtel Radisson Blu in Marseille to begin this tour. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minibus as your driver-guide takes the Gineste Road which follows the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy the picturesque drive up to the Cape Canaille, the highest maritime cliffs in Europe and witness the breathtaking views over the Bay of Cassis. Then, visit Cassis - ancient fishing port village, famous for its gorgeous harbour and Calanques. Embark on a guided tour in one of the wine properties in Cassis. Enjoy the opportunity to explore the vineyards and the cellar and taste the finest Rosé and White wines of the property. Enjoy some free time in the village and grab some lunch (direct payable) at a local joint. Head to the medieval village of Le Castellet, one of the Var region's top tourist attractions. Admire its typical and scenic Provencal surrounds as you drive in the direction of a wine property on Bandol appellation, most loved for its AOC Vins de Bandol fruity and fresh rosé wines and olive oil. Stroll around the domaine and witness the vineyards and the centenary olive trees. Indulge in another wine tasting session guided by a sommelier at a private cellar. End this tour with a transfer back to the start point in Marseille.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Pick-up service from Hôtel Radisson Blu, Marseille
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation in air-conditioned 8-seater minibus

Exclusions

  • Meals
  • Gratuities

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

Please reach the boarding point 10 minutes prior to your departure.

Drink responsibly.

Isango! or the local activity operator cannot be held responsible if the Crest roads and the access toe Cap Canaille are closed due to weather conditions.

In September, during the harvest, wine tasting only as the cellar will not be accessible for security reasons.

The local activity operator cannot be held responsible for delays due to the traffic, for accidents when getting on or off the vehicle, for loss or robbery of personal belongings during the tour.

The local activity operator keeps the right to provide the transportation with another type of vehicle if the capacity of the group allows it.

There should be minimum of 2 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

Timings & itinerary are subject to change.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Comfortable shoes are recommended.

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