This 2-hour guided tour combines exploration of the religious heritage of the city, discovery of the secrets of making Marseille soap and delicacies.
The La Major Cathedral is an essential building in the city. Its construction was undertaken during the Second Empire, a period of immense urban transformation for Marseille.
Your visit continues in a Marseille soap factory: your guide will tell you the story of this hygiene product, the history of which is closely linked to the city. You will be able to find out how this one is made.
A gourmet stopover is also planned at a biscuit manufacturer: the history of Marseille cookies will also be told to you by your guide … while allowing you to awaken your taste buds.
The price includes the visit, the tasting of local products and the entrance fee to the traditional master soap maker.
Meeting point: In front of Fort Saint-Jean, 201 Quai du Port, 13001 Marseille (Map)
End of the visit: Les Docks de la Joliette
Difficulty: Easy (unsuitable, however, for people with reduced mobility)
Free for children under 8 years old