Saint-Tropez City Tour
These 2 hour city tours do involve some walking as you take in the highlights of the town, including your opportunity to take in the vista from a scenic vantage point as well as see the lovely cafes and shops downtown, and the Square de Lices. Time is usually allotted for shopping and exploring.
Price: Adults expect to pay up to $50.
Booking Advice: These excursions are rated as moderate with regard to the physical exercise involved. Cruise line prices appear to be quite competitive with online third party vendors.
Taste of Provence Tours
These 4 hour tours go inland to Gassin, a town located in Provence wine country. You'll have fantastic vistas of the Mediterranean from the Terrace des Barri, and visit the Bertaud Belieu winery for your optional tastes of their product before returning.
Price: Adults expect to pay up tp $100.
Booking Advice: This tour is rated as strenuous, so there are age requirements and physical restrictions. In our opinion, you'll find lower prices for biking tours through third party vendors.
Marseille City Tours
Of all the sites you can see in Marseille, this 4 hour historic tour begins with the most popular of all, the “Notre Dame de la Garde” Basilica. From here, you'll have incredibly beautiful vistas of the city. The seaside drive along Kennedy Corniche Road to Marseille is also scenic, and you'll also see the waterfalls and gardens of Longchamp Palace. In Marsellie, the tour will bring you to Vieux Port, where you'll likely have some time to shop as well as see St. John Fort and St. Nicholas Fort.
Price: Adults expect to pay $69 through the cruise lines.
Booking Advice: This excursion is considered to be moderate in terms of physical exercise due to the walking involved.
Aix en Provence
Dating back to 123 BC, and the seat of Intendance of Provence in the 1600's and 1700's, Aix de Provence is also where Cezanne was born and (later) resided. You'll travel into this lovely bastion of history after seeing Cours Mirabeau and Quartier Mazarin. Look forward to viewing beautiful fountains and mansion. This tour usually allows time for strolling and shopping.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $59.
Booking Advice: This excursion is rated as moderate in terms if physical difficulty. Cruise line prices are quite competitive with third party vendors for this 4 hour tour.
With a history extending back to the eras of the Greeks and Romans, Cassis is known for its fishing industry, arts & crafts, boutiques, and lovely houses dating to the 1600's and 1700's. This 4 hour excursion involves a lovely scenic drive to and from Cassis, and a tour by train while you're there. Time for shopping and exploring is included.
Price: Adults expect to pay from $62 to $69.
Booking Advice: Excursions to Cassis are rated as moderate with regard to physical exertion, because of the walking involved. These tours through the cruise lines appear to be competitively priced.