Enjoy this private Winery and Cassis from Marseille with your own driver in english and get to know Cassis from the eyes of a local. You will be driven around the city’s most important landmarks and enjoy while your driver/guide tells you the secrets of this wonderful city. Enjoy as well some free time in Cassis.
Cassis is a beautiful city that you can’t miss when visiting a winery as well.
Firstly, we will pick you up from your hotel or cruise port. This is a perfect shore excursion. We will then take you on this private tour to Cassis.
Cassis is truly a unique city to visit. Our driver-guide will take you to the coastal part and let you enjoy some wonderful time to walk around.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
With this private tour you will get to know Cassis and a winery in the surrounding area.
Your private driver-guide in English will pick you up and will drive 40 minutes east, until you arrive to Domaine du Bagnol.
The domaine sits just beneath the limestone outcropping of Cap Canaille and is 200 meters from the shores of the Mediterranean. This lands have been being used for wine production since antique times, when the greeks were in Provence.
Wine is Cassis had been relegated some years because of the building of new factories in the surroundings. Sebastien, the son of the owner of the Domaine, will tell you how this are moving forward positively now, after all the effort they have been putting in saving the wine culture in Cassis. This winery produces everything with no machines, and does all its processes related to the shapes of the moon.
You will enjoy a commented tour through the vineyard and finish the visit with a tasting of 2 wines produced at the Domaine, a white and a rosé.
After the visit to the winery, you will head to Cassis, located only 10 minutes away from the winery. Cassis has been one of the favourite holiday spots for the famous artists like Derain, Dufy and Matisse. It has been the place where the Romans in the ancient time builded their villas, and the people of Marseille of the XVII constructed their mansions.
It is very well known for its great seafood and wine.
Finally, after having a very nice walk in the village our chauffeur will take you back towards Marseille.
City of Cassis
“Qu’a vist Paris, se noun a vist Cassis, pou dire: n’ai rèn vist” (He who has seen Paris but not Cassis can say, I haven’t seen anything.” These words where spoken by Nobel-prize winning writer Federique Mistral.
Its very well known for its seafood and its wines. It has a population of 8000 people, and it is located only 35 km east from Marseille.
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