Avignon Private Half Day Shore Excursion from Marseille

Discover the Rich History of Avignon

Explore the top attractions of the medieval city of Avignon

Visit the Popes’ Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Hand-Picked Guides Only. English-Speaking, Local Experts

Trip Details


375€ Per Group


Morning Tour: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Afternoon Tour: 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Daily, 1 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019


5 hours

Trip Style:

Private Shore Excursion Tour.
Minimum 2, Maximum 8.

Meeting Point:



Pick up and return to ship
Small group of maximum 8 persons
Services of an English speaking driver/guide
Transport in recent & comfortable compact minivan
Itinerary as mentioned


Meals, drinks
Entrance fees to monuments, museums or attractions unless specified in program
Personal insurance and expenses
Gratuities for the guide

Discover Historic Landmarks in the Enchanting City of Avignon

Leaving Marseille, drive along the Rhône river and the medieval walls and enter Avignon, the majestic city of the Popes. Take a look at Saint-Benezet bridge, famous for the children’s song “Sur le Pont d’Avignon”, and appreciate the Popes’ Palace, which is the biggest Gothic-styled Palace in Europe (entrance tickets not included). Our enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides take you to the essential sites of Avignon and illuminate the history behind this walled city.

Good to Know

  • This tour departs from Marseille Port of call
  • Tour is for 8 passengers maximum per vehicle
  • This tour involves walking some distances, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible and not recommended for persons with reduced mobility
  • Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.

The Ophorus Difference

Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)

Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’  Paul C. (UK)

Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)

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