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Below is a list of guided accessible visits and excursions in the South of France.

MARSEILLE: On the Mediterranean Coast, has 2,600 years of history.

Founded by Phoenician sailors 600 years before Jesus Christ, the city was at the time of the colonies the door of France on the Mediterranean.
Today, Marseille remains a city of contrasts with its picturesque old port and its Panier district, its Corniche along the sea but also its new buildings, built for Marseille, European Capital of Culture in 2013 such as MUCEM or the Villa Méditerranée.
From the top of the square in front of Notre Dame de la Garde, which the Marseillais affectionately call “the Good Mother”, you will discover the city that stretches at your feet.
Then, taking the Corniche, reach the historic center of Panier and the Old Port for a city tour following the Royal route, from the Ancient Port to Mucem.

Duration : Half day tour
Pricing : from 320 €

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ARLES: In the footsteps of Van Gogh in the capital of the Gauls

This part of Provence, very early occupied by Julius Caesar’s Roman colonies, is a land steeped by history. Listed on the List of World Heritage of Humanity by Unesco, Arles is the city with the most Roman monuments after Rome.
Its name is now inseparable from that of Van Gogh. It is the light that attracted Van Gogh in the south of France. Vincent arrived in Arles day of February 1888 in search of the light from outside and interior illumination. You will discover, throughout the tour, both the rich Roman heritage and the places that inspired the painter.
After lunch (not included), visit of an olive oil mill and tasting. (every day except Sunday)
Since 1744, the Moulin Saint-Michel in Mouriès, in the Valley of Baux-de-Provence, has been processing the harvest of the olive growers in the Alpilles, near the foothills of the Alps. This family has been passionately involved in this region, this history and this noble trade for three generations. They will show you the old mill and teach you the techniques of making olive oil before finishing with a tasting.

Duration : Full day tour
Pricing : From 420 €

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AIX EN PROVENCE AND CASSIS or TASTING

Former Capital of Provence and birthplace of the famous impressionist Paul Cézanne, Aix en Provence invites you to travel in time through its architecture like a stage set. Much of the old town, Vieil Aix, is pedestrian only, made for strolling through its labyrinth of narrow streets. They lead you to the 17th century Town Hall, the Archbishop’s Palace and St Sauveur Cathedral (interior : 2 steps to access). You can also appreciate a typical southern atmosphere at the market witch transforms places into real color-changing pictures. All stalls are a reflection of Provencal cuisine : natural, fresh, varied and fragrant…
OPTION 1 : You will continue with Cassis, an unspoiled fishing village dominated by a 14th century castle and surrounded by white limestone cliffs, umbrella pines and vineyards descending directly into the sea. Pastel houses and colorful wooden fishing boats curve around the little port. Take your time to do a little shopping or take a boat trip (not included) to marvel at the crystalline azure coves called Calanques and its smooth white cliffs *.
OPTION 2 : Discovery and tasting of Calissons at the Calissons Museum, a Aix specialty of candy since the 15th century

Duration : Full day tour
Pricing : from 420 €

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THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST

The fishermen village of Sanary sur Mer, wine tasting and beaches
This full day guided accessible visits will give you the chance to discover a typical fishermen village, Sanary sur Mer, with its old wooden boats called “sharp boat”, colorful houses and shady streets. Every morning on the harbor, a picturesque market, with local producers, will invite you to stroll around. Not very far from here is the famous vineyard of Bandol. The end of morning will be dedicated to the discovery of this world famous wine in a private domain in the middle of vines (not included). Finish your tour by a stop in Bandol harbor and enjoy its accessible beaches.

Duration : 7 hours
Pricing : from 420 €

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DISCOVERY OF THE LOCAL PRODUCTS

During a morning / afternoon tour, you will discover the products of the Provençal terroir and you will meet producers who will speak to you about their profession with passion.
Wine and olive oil tasting, visit to the cellar and the mill and discovery of Calissons at the Calissons Museum, a Aix specialty of candy since the 15th century.

For the tour focused on Tasting local products the quote is on request because it depends on the availability of the local producers and the price could change according where the local producers will be located.

Duration : half day tour
Pricing : On demand
On booking, 2 days before the service.

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For all the guided accessible visits:

Included in the fee :
– Transportation either by an accessible van or by normal van
– Assistance of the Driver/guide

Not included in the fee :
– Meals, drinks and personal purchase
– Tips for the driver/guide
– Entrance fees to the museums
– Tastings

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For any clarification, additional information, quotes and reservations for guided accessible visits & excursions in Southern France, write to: info@accessibleurope.com

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