Small-group Wine tour to Marseille and AOP Cassis & Bandol from Aix en Provence

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Cassis

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Visit the highest monument of Marseille, Nore Dame de la Garde neo-byzantin Basilica and enjoy a 360° view on the city before to drive to Cassis and discover the wines of AOP Cassis and AOP Bandol in a beautifull wine region bordering the Mediterranean sea. Enjoy 2 tasting in 2 prestigious and authentic Cassis and Bandol wineries and explore the charming small fishermen town of Cassis where you can relax, enjoy lunch or board on a mini-cruise to discover the national park of calanques of Cassis listed as world park heritage by Unesco.
Meet your guide at 9 am in central Aix en Provence and start your day with a visit of the highest monument of Marseille, Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica. Enjoy a 360° view on the Phocean city and admire the neo-byzantin style of architecture and his unique interior, made of mosaics and marble.Drive to Cassis and Explore this small fishing village referred to as the little "Saint-Tropez" of Provence, famous not only for its wines but also its stunning UNESCO-listed creeks, with white cliffs and turquoise waters. Free time at leisure in town for visiting, enjoy lunch at leisure, relax on the beach or board for a 15 mn mini-cruise to discover the main inlets and creeks of Cassis, listed by unesco for their white cliff and turquoise water.Discover Cassis wines in amazing Provençal landscapes bordering the Mediterranean sea. Drive on top of th ethird highest sea cliff of Europe to enjoy a panoramic view on the bay.During this exciting tour you'll visit a first winery and taste 6 wines, including elegant white and rosé wine of Cassis, with your expert guide, followed by a drive to Bandol vineyards to visit a wineries of AOP Bandol and taste 3 wines of the range. Enjoy powerful red wines, with natural distinction and great character. Bandol red is the spearhead of the AOC, it is mainly made from Mourvèdre, the “King Grape” of the appellation. . Discover a amazing region and a beautiful panoramic view from the cape Canaille, the third highest sea cliff of Europe located in the national park of Calanques before to go back to Aix en Provence.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Mini-cruise : 17$/pers
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour in Cassis
  • Tips