You get only one single day to see the best of Provence, book one of our shore excursions.
Option 1 – Wine Tour around Aix-en-Provence
Available from Marseille & Toulon Ports
Immerse yourself in the beautiful wine regions of Côtes de Provence Sainte-Victoire & Côteaux d’Aix-en-Provence located at the foothills of the famous Sainte-Victoire mountain. With your wine guide, learn about these terroirs typicities : soil, climate, local grape varieties and about the winemaking process while visiting family-owned wineries and cellars. Discover the elegant city of Aix-en-Provence during your lunch break.
Available from Marseille, Toulon, Sanary & Bandol Ports
Through the outstanding landscapes of Bandol & Cassis wine regions bordering the mediterranean sea, visit some typical wineries with its vineyards planted on terraces. Discover the characteristics of these areas and enjoy each tasting from the Cassis white wines to the Bandol rosé and red wines, widely praised by connoisseurs. Don’t miss the breathtaking view from Cape Canaille and the lunch free-time in the charming fishermen town of Cassis !
Northern Provence, discover the south Luberon wine aera basking in a perfect Mediterranean climate. With your wine guide, learn about the winemakers’ savoir-faire and the authentic Luberon wines between Provence and Rhône Valley style – reds full of character & finess and gastronomic rosés. Enjoy some free time to visit and to lunch in the old provencal village of Lourmarin which is ranked as “one of the most beautiful villages of France”.
With your private wine guide, enjoy a private visit and sample about four or five wines at each winery. Groups are limited to a maximum of six or eight people, ensuring personalized attention from your knowledgeable wine guide. Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle through the pretty & scenic Provence countryside.
We offer you a worry-free shore excursion, ensuring your timely return to the Cruise port, at least one hour before your departure time. We can adapt our wine tour departure/return times depending on your docking times. Three different itineraries are available depending on your arrival cruise port.
Private visit & tastings at 2, 3 or 4 wineries depending on your docking times (tasting fees included)
1h30 free time to lunch and visit Aix en Provence or Cassis or Lourmarin – on your own (lunch not included)