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    Marseille City Highlights & Avignon

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 8 hrs

    What are the names of the two fortresses that guard the entrance to Marseille? Saint John and Saint Nicholas. Discover this and more on a most rewarding day in Marseille and the town of Avignon, home to Palace of the Popes. ...
    What are the names of the two fortresses that guard the entrance to Marseille? Saint John and Saint Nicholas. Discover this and more on a most rewarding day in Marseille and the town of Avignon, home to Palace of the Popes. more... On your visit to Marseille, you’ll see the entrance of the old port guarded by the two fortresses: Saint John and Saint Nicolas. Drive to the Basilica Notre Dame de la Garde for a very interesting visit where you’ll discover the city of Marseille. In Avignon, city of art and culture, the metropolis of the Vaucluse region which spreads along the banks of the Rhone River, see the famous Pont d’Avignon with only four of its arches remaining. Avignon was a small but prosperous town when its destiny changed in the early 14th century with the exile of the Popes to France, leading to a century of brilliance. It is surrounded by ramparts and dominated by the Doms Rock which is crowned by the magnificent Cathedral and Palace of the Popes. Enjoy some free time for lunch and shopping on your own. less
    • Adult from: $99.00 USD
    • Child from: $69.00 USD
    DURATION 8 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 3
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    Avignon, Palace of the Popes & Les Baux

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 8 hrs

    "There we dance, there we dance." Words from a nursery rhyme about Avignon describe how memories of your day spent wandering its streets will dance in your head for a lifetime. At the eagle's nest village of Le Baux de Provence, capture images and moments never to be forgotten. ...
    "There we dance, there we dance." Words from a nursery rhyme about Avignon describe how memories of your day spent wandering its streets will dance in your head for a lifetime. At the eagle's nest village of Le Baux de Provence, capture images and moments never to be forgotten. more... Avignon, a city rich in culture and art, spreading along the banks of the Rhone River was a small but prosperous town when its destiny changed in the early 14th century with the exile of the Popes to France, leading to a century of brilliance. It is surrounded by ramparts and dominated by the Doms Rock, on which stand majestically the Cathedral and the Palace of the Popes. The Palace of the Popes was one of the largest buildings of its time. It was fortress and palace, covering over 2 1/2 acres in a luxurious, sumptuously decorated maze of galleries, chambers, chapels and passages. Most of its original furnishings were lost or burned over centuries, but the rooms are still impressive. Visit the Palace of the Popes, followed by free time for lunch, shopping or further exploration on your own. Drive to the amazing eagle’s nest village of Les Baux de Provence built on a rocky spur in the Alpilles range and offering great views of the countryside and vineyards. In the village of Les Baux, you’ll see a mixture of Gothic and Renaissance architecture, the 12th century Church of St. Vincent and the 17th century Chapel of the White Penitents. You’ll also have some free time to walk along the narrow and winding streets lined with local artisans who display and sell their works. less
    • Adult from: $125.00 USD
    • Child from: $89.00 USD
    DURATION 8 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 3
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    A Day In Provence – Gordes & Roussillon

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 8 hrs

    Imagine houses made of beige stone tucked in tight against the cliffs. Now imagine seeing the stone glow a beautiful orange in the morning sun. Welcome to Gordes, where even its 12th-century castle perched high above glows in the light. In Roussillon, local houses are made of different shades of rock, adorning even the countryside with natural color. ...
    Imagine houses made of beige stone tucked in tight against the cliffs. Now imagine seeing the stone glow a beautiful orange in the morning sun. Welcome to Gordes, where even its 12th-century castle perched high above glows in the light. In Roussillon, local houses are made of different shades of rock, adorning even the countryside with natural color. more... Leaving the harbor of Marseille, your drive will take to Gordes stopping for photostops along the way. The houses of Gordes rise in picturesque tiers above the Imergue valley on the edge of the Vaucluse plateau. The stone buildings built in tight against the base of the cliffs and those perched on the rocks above, including the 12th century castle, are made of a beige stone that glows orange in the morning sun. Enjoy the atmosphere of this charming village and stroll through the small paved, sometimes stepped alleyways lined with gutters defined by two rows of stone with vaulted passageways, arcades of old tall houses and rampart ruins. Continue your exploration of Provence with a short drive to Roussillon, a village that stands on the highest hill between the Coulon valley and the Vaucluse plateau. These striking hills, composed of ochre rock of 16 or 17 different shades featured in the local houses, enhance the beauty of the village and the surrounding countryside. Enjoy lunch on your own and free time at leisure before returning to your awaiting ship in Marseille. less
    • Adult from: $109.00 USD
    • Child from: $79.00 USD
    DURATION 8 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Avignon & Aix en Provence

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 7 1/2 hrs

    Fall in love with Avignon, the city of the Popes. During your leisure time, wander among its shops or enjoy lunch at a quaint restaurant. While in Aix En Provence, stroll along the Cours Mirabeau under its tunnel of foliage, protecting you from the heat of the Provencal sun. ...
    Fall in love with Avignon, the city of the Popes. During your leisure time, wander among its shops or enjoy lunch at a quaint restaurant. While in Aix En Provence, stroll along the Cours Mirabeau under its tunnel of foliage, protecting you from the heat of the Provencal sun. more... Fall in love with the fortified city of Avignon, famous for its theater festival and remarkable history. Passing through any of the seven gates of the superbly preserved walls, discover the city of the Popes. You’ll have plenty of free time to do whatever you wish. Stroll through the enchanting pedestrian shopping area, enjoy lunch at one of its many great restaurants or perhaps visit the impressive Palace of the Popes, built in the 14th century. Aix en Provence was the capital of the Provence region and its attractions are many. Embark on a walking tour of the Cours Mirabeau. This wide avenue is shaded by trees and was built in the 1600s on the site of the city’s medieval ramparts. Its verdant tunnel of foliage protects pedestrians from the heat of the Provencal sun. Aristocratic facades of the old hotels line the Cours and their wrought iron balconies and finely carved doorways invite the visitor to explore. Enjoy the scenery of Provence on your drive back to Marseille less
    • Adult from: $99.00 USD
    • Child from: $69.00 USD
    DURATION 7 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Hilltop Le Castellet & Seaside Sanary

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 5 hrs

    You won't want to miss Le Castellet, a typical Provencal hilltop village perched on wooded hills dotted with vineyards. Dating back to the 11th century, enjoy its sights and arts and craft workshops. In the seaside resort of Sanary sur Mer, enjoy a refreshing drink in one of its inviting waterfront cafes or stroll along the fashionable boutiques. ...
    You won't want to miss Le Castellet, a typical Provencal hilltop village perched on wooded hills dotted with vineyards. Dating back to the 11th century, enjoy its sights and arts and craft workshops. In the seaside resort of Sanary sur Mer, enjoy a refreshing drink in one of its inviting waterfront cafes or stroll along the fashionable boutiques. more... Begin this excursion with a scenic drive to Le Castellet, a typical Provencal hilltop village perched on wooded hills dotted with vineyards. This remarkable stronghold, formerly owned by the Lords of Les Baux, has well-preserved ramparts, a carefully restored 12th century church and a castle dating back to the 11th century. Entering through one of the two fortified gates Le Portail and Le Portalet, you’ll start with a guided walking tour around the narrow streets up to the Castle which is now home to the town hall. Enjoy some time at leisure, to explore the arts and craft workshops before rejoining your motorcoach for a drive to the seaside resort of Sanary sur Mer, a lovely 16th century port town in the heart of Provence. Sanary, village of light and contrasts will welcome you with its colorful façades, shaded walkways, vineyards and hundred year old olive trees. The "Roman" tower, dating from the 13th and 14th centuries, was used for the defense of the region, while the 16th century church bell of Notre Dame de Pitie, was rung by the resident hermit to warn of enemy ships on the horizon. Enjoy some free time to relax, take a refreshing drink in one of the inviting waterfront cafes or stroll along the fashionable boutiques before returning to Marseille. less
    • Adult from: $75.00 USD
    • Child from: $55.00 USD
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Les Baux de Provence

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 4 1/2 hrs

    On a rocky hill in the Alpilles mountain range sits the village of Les Baux de Provence. Your time spent here is sure to be most rewarding, whether you choose to wander among it shops and antiques or climb the castle to explore the ruins of the medieval citadel. ...
    On a rocky hill in the Alpilles mountain range sits the village of Les Baux de Provence. Your time spent here is sure to be most rewarding, whether you choose to wander among it shops and antiques or climb the castle to explore the ruins of the medieval citadel. more... Drive to the amazing eagle nest village of Les Baux de Provence built on a rocky hill in the Alpilles mountain range, offering great views of the countryside, vineyards and olive groves. In the village of Les Baux you’ll see Gothic and Renaissance architecture, the 12th century Church of St. Vincent and the 17th century Chapel of the White Penitents. You’ll have free time to explore the picturesque village or browse the shops. The more adventurous might wish to climb up to the castle and explore the ruins of the medieval citadel known as the Dead City. Whatever you decide to do with your free time in Les Baux, it will be a great compliment to your day. Meet your guide at a given time for the return to Marseille and your ship. less
    • Adult from: $75.00 USD
    • Child from: $55.00 USD
    DURATION 4 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Aix En Provence

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 4 hrs

    Enjoy a scenic drive through Provence before reaching the charming medieval town of Aix. Discover its attractions on a walking tour and enjoy some free time here, as well. ...
    Enjoy a scenic drive through Provence before reaching the charming medieval town of Aix. Discover its attractions on a walking tour and enjoy some free time here, as well. more...

    Enjoy a scenic drive through Provence before reaching the charming medieval town of Aix. This was the capital of the Provence region and its attractions are many. Embark on a walking tour of the Cours Mirabeau. This wide avenue is shaded by trees and was built in the 1600s on the site of the city’s medieval ramparts; its verdant tunnel of foliage protects pedestrians from the heat of the Provencal sun. The aristocratic facades of the old hotels line the Cours and their wrought iron balconies and finely carved doorways invite the visitor to explore. One of the nicest fountains you'll see is certainly the natural hot water fountain covered with moss, dating from 1734.


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    • Adult from: $65.00 USD
    • Child from: $45.00 USD
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Marseille & Notre Dame de La Garde

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 4 hrs

    No place is more classically French than Marseille. Drive along the natural coast through Le Vieux Port and visit the stunning Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde. ...
    No place is more classically French than Marseille. Drive along the natural coast through Le Vieux Port and visit the stunning Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde. more... Begin your tour with a motorcoach ride through the area known as the Le Vieux Port or Old Port where the Greeks landed in 600 BC. Here the cafes, boats and restaurants are classically French. Drive along the Corniche J.F. Kennedy which follows the natural coast and offers lovely views of offshore islands dominated by the Marseilleveyre Massif (Summit). The Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde is the most magnificent building of its kind in southern France and at this impressive landmark you’ll find that it is well worth climbing the 170 steps. The basilica was built in the mid-1800s in Romano-Byzantine style and boasts beautiful objects on the walls and a stunning marble statue in the crypt. It stands on a limestone spire and offers a glorious 360 degree view of the city below. For those who do not wish to climb to the top, the view from the lower level is also quite splendid. You’ll have approximately an hour to explore at leisure before returning to your ship at the old harbor. less
    • Adult from: $65.00 USD
    • Child from: $45.00 USD
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Easy Marseille

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 3 hrs

    Enjoy the views of classically French cafes, boats and restaurants of Marseille. Your motorcoach will drive along the Corniche J.F. Kennedy which follows the natural and winding coast. Be sure to bring the camera! You'll want to photograph the lovely views of the offshore islands at the scenic stops. You'll see the unique Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica and the imposing Longchamp Place. ...
    Enjoy the views of classically French cafes, boats and restaurants of Marseille. Your motorcoach will drive along the Corniche J.F. Kennedy which follows the natural and winding coast. Be sure to bring the camera! You'll want to photograph the lovely views of the offshore islands at the scenic stops. You'll see the unique Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica and the imposing Longchamp Place. more... Begin your tour with a motorcoach ride through the area known as the 'Le Vieux Port' or Old Port where the Greeks landed in 600 B.C. Here the cafes, the boats and the restaurants are classically French. Continue the drive along the Corniche J.F Kennedy, which follows the natural coast and offers lovely views of offshore islands dominated by the Marseilleveyre Massif. During the photo stops from your coach, you’ll see Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica, the most magnificent building of its kind in southern France, with the statue of the Virgin on the top of the bell tower. The basilica was built in the mid 1800s in Romano-Byzantine style and boasts beautiful ex-votos on the walls and a stunning marble statue in the crypt. Driving through the shopping district, you’ll stop outside the Longchamp Palace where you are rewarded with the chance to take some excellent photos. During your drive, you’ll feel the South of France and the 'Marseillais' the natives with this very singing dialect. A real pleasure! less
    • Adult from: $65.00 USD
    • Child from: $45.00 USD
    DURATION 3 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Marseille Walking Tour

    Provence (Marseille), France

    Duration 3 hrs

    Marseille, one of the oldest ports in the Mediterranean, is a vibrant mix of old and new, ideal for exploring on foot. Meet your guide at the Old Port to begin your walking tour through the oldest neighborhood in Marseille. ...
    Marseille, one of the oldest ports in the Mediterranean, is a vibrant mix of old and new, ideal for exploring on foot. Meet your guide at the Old Port to begin your walking tour through the oldest neighborhood in Marseille. more...

    Marseille, one of the oldest ports in the Mediterranean, is a vibrant mix of old and new, ideal for exploring on foot. Here in Marseille, France’s second largest commercial port, is where the ancient Phoenicians and Greeks used to trade. The Greeks used to bring grapes to Marseille, making it the start of the French wine industry. Take a short coach ride along the commercial port with a hostess onboard. Meet your guide at the Old Port to begin your walking tour through the oldest neighborhood in Marseille. As you stroll, hear about the rich history of the city while taking in the great views of the Panier Area, the forts at the entrance of the harbor, the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde, and the Abbey of St. Victor, along with many other interesting sites. At the Town Hall on the Old Port you’ll have free time before heading back to your ship, either with your group or at leisure, if you prefer to stay in town a bit longer.


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    • Adult from: $55.00 USD
    • Child from: $55.00 USD
    DURATION 3 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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NCL makes arrangements for Guests for shore excursions solely for the convenience of the Guest; NCL does not act on behalf of or supervise the parties or persons who own, furnish, or operate such excursions, and the same are provided by independent contractors. NCL assumes no responsibility for, nor guarantees the performance of, any such excursion provider, and Guests acknowledge that NCL shall not be liable for losses or injuries arising from the acts or omissions of such provider.

Participation in activities and excursions may involve physical exertion, and may be potentially hazardous or dangerous. It is the responsibility of each individual to determine whether you are capable of engaging in any activity. Participation in any activity or excursion is at your own risk.

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Our group shore excursions are offered in English. Depending on the booking situation, various excursions are also offered in German, Spanish, French, Italian or Russian (minimum number of 30 participants). The tours offered may vary from cruise to cruise. Please see the detailed information for your shore excursion on board.