Aix en Provence, Cassis, Le Castellet Private Shore Excursion

Shore Excursions in Toulon

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In this 8-hour private tour, discover the Toulon area highlights through the eyes of a local private guide. You can follow the usual tour which includes the visit of Aix-en-Provence and its famous cours Mirabeau, being driven via the coastal road and then have a stop in the seaside village of Cassis before finishing in the hilltop village of Le Castellet. As this tour is private, your guide will be happily adapt the itinerary to your own preferences and interests.
 Meet your guide at Toulon cruise terminal and hop on your private minivan. One common itinerary is to first go to Aix-en-Provence where you will feel the true flavour of Provence, with its boulevards framed by plane trees, the pavements and terraces of the cafés and brasseries where locals meet for a glass or rosé or pastis. Stroll in the boulevards, the Cours Mirabeau, which are ornamented by various fountains.Have your lunch break (not included) there in one of the typical restaurants that will serve you the famous Bandol rosé wine.Your guide will then drive you along the coastal road towards the peaceful village of Cassis, this small port really can be proud of its magnificent surroundings: especially En Vau Calanque. Cassis is also famous for its wine. The heart of the town is its small harbour with sunlit terraces and white sails gliding over its clear blue sea.  From here, after following the sea front, you can have a 30-minutes walk on the Lombards promenade with a superb view over the bay. Next head down into Cap Canaille which forms an immense stone rampart. This mountain’s cliffs are one of the highest maritime cliffs in Europe. Their summit is the Grande Tête with its 394m/1292ft sheer cliff. The Cap Canaille massif is a listed site. It’s a wonderful spot to take pictures.Finally, on the way back you will go to the village of Le Castellet perched on the tip of its promontory, this place will enchant you with its typical Provencal picturesque setting. This medieval village of Le Castellet situated right in the heart of the Bandol vineyards, is also renowned for its race track, the famous Formula One Paul Ricard circuit.Naturally, your itinerary is fully personalized according to your mood, interests and preferences. At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to Toulon port of cruise terminal.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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