Marseille Shore Excursion - Private Full Day Wine Tour in Provence
TOUR AVAILABLE FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS ONLY (as the port of Marseille is a secure area that only cruise passengers can access)
Immerse yourself in the beautiful Provence wine region! You will get several private visits of high-quality wineries, carefully selected by our wine experts. With your guide, discover the best of Provence appellations and learn about the grape varieties Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault … and the complex art of blending. This wine tour is a great opportunity to taste some of the finest Rosés from Provence but also powerful reds, and aromatic and lively whites. You will complete your shore excursion by visiting one of the most beautiful Provence towns/cities: Cassis or Aix en Provence or Lourmarin.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
We offer you a worry-free shore excursion, ensuring your timely return to the Cruise port, at least one hour before your departure time. We can adapt our wine tour departure/return times depending on your docking times.You'll meet your english-speaking wine expert guide at 9am (other departure time possible - to be defined with you after your booking) at the Marseille cruise pier.
Your guide will drive you in a clean, comfortable & A/C minivan accomodating up to 8 people maximum.
You'll visit 2 wineries in the morning. At each winery, the visits are private and educational and will be adapted to your level of knowledge. Curious beginners or connoisseurs are welcome! You'll go behind the scenes to learn while visiting the winemaking & the aging rooms. You'll have plenty of time to take pictures in the middle of the vines, and at anytime, to capture the beauty of Provence countryside.
Along the morning, you'll taste some of the finest Rosés from Provence but also powerful and well-balanced reds, and aromatic and lively whites. Your guide will teach you the different steps to go through while tasting,if required , in order to maximise your wine tasting experience.
You will then leave the countryside and get about 2h free time for lunch and for visit in one of the most beautiful towns/ cities from the area: the charming little port of Cassis, or the picturesque village of Lourmarin or the lively and elegant city of Aix en Provence: A great way to sample the local life, go shopping or get a change to enjoy the delicious french food thanks to the restaurant recommendations from your guide!
You'll be back to Marseille Cruise Port around 4pm (other return time possible - to be defined with you after your booking) with plenty of time before your cruise ship departure time.
We select different types of wineries in order to offer you the opportunity to see different ways to work.
We have developped partnerships allowing us to take you behind the scenes: from the winemaking & the aging rooms to the bottling lines: you'll see everything!
Your guide will also explain you about the soil, the climate, the grape varieties, the famous "terroir" but also the picking, the pruning, green harvesting and many other subjects in a relaxed and educational way.
Duration: 6 hours
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Pick up from Marseille Cruise Terminal only: Pick up from Marseille City Centre is not possible for this tour"
"Dress code is smart casual"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Minimum drinking age in France is 18 years"
"Departure/ return times will be confirmed after your booking and according to your cruise ship docking times."
"The town or city (Cassis, Aix en Provence or Lourmarin) where you'll go for the lunch break will be confirmed with you after your booking, according to the itineraries available on your docking date and your preference."
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 6 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
MPCT - Marseille Provence Cruise Terminal, Porte 4, Mole Leon Gourret BP 90094 - Cedex 15, 13015 Marseille, France
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.