9 hoursStart time
Duration: 9 hours
Your hotel in Marseille.
(Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Your hotel in Marseille
Don’t miss out a trip to the Fashion Museum, one of the finest museums in the world dedicated to fashion. It is houses an astonishing collection of over 6000 different costumes from around the world. If you wish to learn more on the history of Marseille, browse the History Museum for its archaeological exhibits, models and documents from prehistoric to Gallo-Roman times.
Enjoy a boat cruise to the gigantic If Castle that dates back to the 16th century. See the prison cells, its museums and get a glimpse into the dark history of the castle. Interestingly, it was the setting for the famous Alexandre Dumas novel ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’.
You will be picked up in an air-conditioned minibus from your hotel in Marseille. Accompanied by an English-speaking driver-cum-guide, you will be taken around the beautiful city of Marseille. You can select the places you wish to see within 200 kilometres from Marseille on this full day tour. Stop and start as you like or take help from your driver/guide.
The city has plenty of museums which are worth a dekko. You could visit the Museum of African, Océanic, Américan-Indian Art, Fashion Museum, Earthenware Museum, Modern Art Museum home to a major collection of works by Georges Rouault, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, besides several monumental paintings. If you wish to see some Egyptian antiques and displays from the ancient civilizations, visit the Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology.
You could also take a boat cruise to the famous If Castle. The castle is situated on the island of If. The history dates back to the 16th century, but the chateau became popular when French novelist Alexandre Dumas based the setting for his novel ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ here. You can take a tour of the museum, the prison and other parts of the island.
After a memorable sightseeing tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Marseille or Marseille port.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
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.
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