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Provence Explorer - Day Tours

Marseille, France
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About Provence Explorer - Day Tours
Provence Explorer provides excursions, transfers and private tours in luxury minivans with english speaking driver-guide. We offer daily departure all year long from Aix en Provence, Avignon, Marseille and Nice. Wine and gourmet tours, cultural, art and architecture tours, lavender and tradition, we explore our region off the beaten path with you.
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Small-Group Day Tour to Aix-en-Provence, Cassis and Marseille from Marseille
Spend a delightful day in southern Provence on a small-group tour exploring highlights of this romantic region. Stroll through the famous market in charming Aix-en-Provence, enjoy the UNESCO-listed inlets and beaches of Cassis and take a guided tour through more than 2,500 years of French history in seaside Marseille. Travel aboard a comfortable minivan with a small group for a more personalized experience.
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9 hours
from $121.12
Half-Day Private Tour Cassis Tour - Cliff and Calanques from Aix-en-Provence
Discover a different side to Provence as you explore the dramatic sea cliffs, sun-soaked beaches and UNESCO-listed calanques (inlets) of Cassis. This 4-hour small-group tour from Aix-en-Provence includes free time to explore lively Cassis or take a small-boat cruise around the calanques (not included). On the way back to Aix-en-Provence, stop to browse the stalls at a traditional Provencal market and look out across the Mediterranean from the top of Cape Canaille, Europe’s highest sea cliff.
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4 hours
from $392.52
Half-day Small Group Tour to Aix-en-Provence and Cassis from Marseille
Explore the quintessential Provencal town of Aix-en-Provence and the UNESCO-listed calanques (inlets) of Cassis on this 5-hour tour from Marseille. Enjoy a taste of Provence on a guided walking tour of Aix-en-Provence and sample local specialties at a typical Provençal market. Then, set sail for a 45-minute cruise along the dramatic coast of Cassis, before drinking in the views from Cape Canaille, Europe’s highest sea cliff.
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6 hours
from $96.45
Avignon and Luberon Villages Small Group Tour from Marseille
Swap the glitz and glamor of the French Riviera for the quaint villages and serene landscapes of Provence on this full-day tour. With numbers limited to 8 on this small-group tour, you’ll enjoy personal attention from your guide as you set off on a walking tour of historic Avignon.  Stop to snap photos of the Cistercian abbey of Sénanque and Fontaine de Vaucluse, then explore the hilltop villages of the UNESCO-listed Luberon national park, the setting for Peter Mayle's famous novel 'A Year in Provence'.
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9 hours
from $121.12
Small-Group Lavender tour of Valensole, Moustiers Sainte Marie and Verdon from Marseille
Drive through a patchwork of lavender and sunflower fields on this full-day tour of Provence from Marseille. Keep your camera close by as you follow the famous Lavender Road, look out over Sainte Croix du Verdon Lake and visit the medieval village of Moustires Sainte Marie. This seasonal (June-August) small-group tour is limited to 8 people and includes a visit to the L'Occitane museum and the Riez market.
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10 hours
from $123.36
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful half day excursion to Cassis. Our tour guide was wonderful and we experienced Cassis in a delightful way. Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could use 6 stars to rate this tour! We had such a memorable time. Our guide was Nathalie Smith, who could not have been better. She picked us up on a rainy day in her very tidy Mercedes van and was absolutely...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Edouard was our guide for this tour and it exceeded our expectations. He was incredibly accommodating to us and allowed us to spend more time in Avignon where we were able to visit the castle entirely. He had a wealth of knowledge of the area...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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emma b, General Manager at Provence Explorer - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your reviaw, we would be thrilled to see you again. Warm regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an AMAZING tour with the most FABULOUS GUIDE!! Thank you NATHALIE SMITH for a fantastic time!! You are so knowledgable, enthusiastic and fun. We all had a great time!! You took us to see the best places and taught us so much! We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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emma b, General Manager at Provence Explorer - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear you had a good experience with us, Nathalie is one of our best guide. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been with guide Nathalie Smith knowledgeable and experience great person perfect service I have been enjoying and it's a recommended 💯%✌🤘🖐

Date of experience: October 2019
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emma b, General Manager at Provence Explorer - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Nathalie really enjoyed her time with you too. Have a lovely day

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited a beautiful part of the country with an amazing Guide. Nathalie Smith!!!! So much energy!! Will definitely visit again and hope to have Nathalie guide us to more amazing discoveries.

Date of experience: May 2019
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emma b, General Manager at Provence Explorer - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We hope to see you again in our beautiful Provence

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Aix en provence was beautiful ! After that we went go Cassis, this was magnificent! The view, the quietness, the beach. We didn't make a boat trip, we swim in the sea and lay down in the sun on the beach. Natalie was our guide,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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emma b, General Manager at Provence Explorer - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much, it was a pleasure to meet you.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent a marvelous day with Natalie. She was very knowledgeable and professional. We loved her upbeat personality..

Date of experience: October 2019
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emma b, General Manager at Provence Explorer - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thak you very much for your feedback, we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I took the Tour of Provence from Marseille to Aix en Provence and Cassis. The tour itself was through beautiful countryside and historic areas of Aix but what made it TRULY EXCEPTIONAL was out tour guide Nathalie Smith. She was completely bi...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maggie S
Reviewed October 9, 2019

Nathalie is an excellent ambassador for Marseille and the area. She is enthusiastic, speaks perfect English, prompt, knowledgable and attentive. We had a great time and would love to return some day soon!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Donald H
July 26, 2019|
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When I took this tour we met close to the harbor and was dropped off there as well. Not sure where the ship's dock at. Probably a 5 minute walk to the harbor.
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OC_M_Lu
September 26, 2017|
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Response from emma b | Property representative |
Hi, I hope you are well. Unfortunately we are already fully booked on October 21. I remain at your disposal if you have some questions. Have a lovely day. Kind regards Fabrice
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lauraarv
July 18, 2016|
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Response from emma b | Property representative |
Bonjour, Thank you for your request. It would have been a pleasure to organize a tour for you on that day but unfortunately we are fully booked now. If you want to join a smal group tour you can also check on the website... More
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