Classic Marseilles Accessible Guided Tour

Classic Marseilles Accessible Guided TourThis 4 hour accessible guided tour of Marseilles includes Marseille Cathedral, the Palais Longchamps, and an inside visit to Notre Dame de la Garde!

If you only have half a day to spend in Marseilles, the Classic Marseilles Accessible Guided Tour includes all of the must see attractions of the city!

Your tour will start when your guide and driver pick you up from the cruise terminal. From here you will drive to see Notre Dame de la Garde, which sits on a hill overlooking the city, and is a great spot for taking photos of Marseilles!

Following this, this accessible Marseilles Guided tour will take you to the Roman Catholic, Marseilles Cathedral, one of France’s national monuments. Your guide will also take you to the beautiful Palais Longchamps monument  and Fort SaintJean, a fortification in Marseilles, built in 1660 by Louis XIV at the entrance to the Old Port.

At the end of your half day guided tour of Marseilles, you guide and driver will take you back to the cruise terminal.

The Classic Marseilles Accessible Guided Tour features:

  • Private transportation in a low vehicle (no steps to enter)
  • 4 hour driving tour
  • Lively commentary by an English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour guide familiar with the needs of disabled travelers
  • Pick-up and drop-off at any centrally-located hotel or at the cruise port
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Marseilles!

 

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Note: This Classic Marseilles Accessible Guided Tour does not use a wheelchair accessible van, so you will need to be able to transfer to a seat in a normal vehicle for this tour.

If you would prefer a similar tour that includes wheelchair accessible transportation, we recommend the full day Highlights of Marseilles Accessible Cruise Excursion.

Or if you’d like to see Marseilles, Aix-en-Provence, and an accessible beach by wheelchair accessible van, then consider the Highlights of Provence Accessible Guided Tour.

Tour Highlights

  • The oldest city in France, 2600 years old
  • Marseille Cathedral
  • Notre Dame de la Garde (interior visit)
  • Old Port of Marseilles
  • Palais Longchamps

Accessibility Details

The Classic Marseilles Accessible Guided Tour has a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it follows a step-free route. It did not receive a higher rating because it uses a normal vehicle and you will need to be able to transfer to a seat.

Notre Dame de la Garde sits on a hill overlooking the city of Marseilles.

Notre Dame de la Garde City of Marseilles

From the church, you have a scenic overlook of Marseilles below.

From the church, overlook of Marseilles

The Highlights of Marseilles Accessible Cruise Excursion allows you to avoid long uphill route up to Notre Dame de la Garde because it uses a wheelchair accessible van. Will use accessible entrance to avoid the stairs that most visitors use.

Avoid long uphill route up to Notre Dame de la Garde Accessible entrance to avoid the stairs

Your guide will take you to the flat entrance at Notre Dame de la Garde and you will use the ramp to reach inside of building.

Flat entrance at Notre Dame de la Garde Flat entrance at Notre Dame de la Garde

Tour Details

Tour duration: 4 hours
Cost: € 580 for 1-2 people, € 630 for 3-4 people, € 680 for 5 people
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Time that cruise ship arrives
Meet-up place: Marseilles accessible hotel lobby or cruise dock
Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: 4 people plus one wheelchair user
Entrance tickets: Not necessary
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

 

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