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The Urban Hike of Marseille: sport, culture and contemplation.

Marseille, France

Experience hosted by Olivier

3.5 hoursHosted in French and English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes drinks and equipment

What you'll do

(visit my website : www.urbanhike.fr/en/)

You want to understand all about Marseilles and its secrets? Come with me, I'll tell you everything by walking you through the heart of the city. In doing sport as well as visiting, in nourishing body & soul! Follow me for a sunny and sporty 10-kilometer hike, accessible to everyone and I will make you discover and enjoy the city differently:

- Reveal its History and Geography, heritage and treasures, funny stories and true historical facts, go back in time through old & contemporary documents and maps.
- Let's go find the quiet spots of Marseille, reveal hidden beauties, stride along narrow streets only known by inhabitants.
- Unearth various and surprising architectural patterns of housing, which are contemporary milestones of a deep and complex History.
- Climb stairs up to be offered amazing views, make some nice detours to beat the crowds, find the right spots to get global points of view which help us understand the structure of the city.

Let's go to all the secret spots which are almost impossible to find by yourself, and which are unreachable by car or by bus. One and only mode of transport: our feet!

If you like to contemplate, if you appreciate the beauty of simple things, if you want to do sport, then you will be delighted by this 5-star sporty guided tour in the heart of our beautiful 2600-year-old city!
Other things to note
Don't hesitate to ask me all your questions, I'm here to guide you!
(visit my website : www.urbanhike.fr/en/)

You want to understand all about Marseilles and its secrets? Come with me, I'll tell you everything by walking you through the heart of the city. In doing sport as well as visiting, in nourishing body & soul! Follow me for a sunny and sporty 10-kilometer hike, accessible to everyone and I will make you discover and enjoy the city differently:

- Reveal its History and Geography, herit…

What's included

  • Drinks
  • Equipment
    I offer city maps to guide us and to help understand the city and it's cons...

Meet your host, Olivier

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 97 Reviews
  • Identity verified
(visit my website : www.urbanhike.fr/en/)

Born in Aix-en-Provence, I grew up and I'm in love with Marseille. I’m here to share my love of this city with you. I know it by heart and still look at it with a children eyes. I love to observe and explain the city evolution, it's long History, the urban projects, the architectural forms, historical buildings and monuments, and Marseilles has an infinite wealth on those topics!
I'm graduated in town planning and architecture, as well as in mapping. I used to work for the city's town planning agency.
I'm passionate about hiking, I use to organize and do 200 kilometers' hikes in France every year, through countryside and villages.
(visit my website : www.urbanhike.fr/en/)

Born in Aix-en-Provence, I grew up and I'm in love with Marseille. I’m here to share my love of this city with you. I know it by heart and still look at it with a children eyes. I love to observe and explain the city evolution, it's long History, the urban projects, the architectural forms, historical buildings and monuments, and Marseilles has an infinite wealth on those topics!
I'm graduated in town planning and architecture, as well as…
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Where you'll be

From the Old Port, we will follow it on its southern part to reach the sea. We will spend some time walking on the waterfront, going to look for some typical small fishing ports as well as hidden coves. Drenched in sea air, we will cross quiet parks and alleys to climb to Notre Dame de la Garde, and after having contemplated the city from up there, we will go back quietly to the Old Port through the beautiful districts of the city center.
Mc
March 2021
Circuit remarquable ! Nous avons particulièrement apprécié l'approche d'Olivier à la fois décontractée et très enrichissante ! Nous ferons un des 2 autres circuits qu'il propose.
Nora
March 2021
Expérience exceptionnelle qui se prête parfaitement au contexte covid. L’activité est idéale pour découvrir la ville et ses points d’intérêts sans se prendre la tête avec un guide papier et avec la convivialité en plus ! Olivier est un guide de qualité fort sympathique. Nous recommandons !
Expérience exceptionnelle qui se prête parfaitement au contexte covid. L’activité est idéale pour découvrir la ville et ses points d’intérêts sans se prendre la tête avec un guide…
Suzanne
March 2021
Excellent ! J'ai acheté cette expérience pour découvrir Marseille, j'y ai découvert bien plus. On navigue dans les coins intimes de Marseille et on découvre un nouveau regard sur cette ville grâce à l'histoire, à l'architecture et à l'urbanisme. Je suis tombée amoureuse de cette ville. Je reviendrai !
Excellent ! J'ai acheté cette expérience pour découvrir Marseille, j'y ai découvert bien plus. On navigue dans les coins intimes de Marseille et on découvre un nouveau regard sur c…
Antoine
March 2021
Superbe moment de marche citadine hors des sentiers battus pendant lequel nous avons appris, découvert et apprécié en écoutant Olivier sans voir le temps passé. Une expérience à faire les yeux fermés! Un vrai pro au service de sa ville.
Zina
February 2021
La randonnée était vraiment super avec Olivier, très bonne explication de sa part et surtout énormément de connaissances de la ville. C’était un plaisir, le parcours était top avec des paysages et des panoramas vraiment magnifique ! Je vous recommande à tous ce guide qui est très sympa et chaleureux et qui s’implique énormément dans son travail. J’ai effectuée un seul parcours sur les 3 qu’il propose. Donc hâte de revenir pour le autres :)
La randonnée était vraiment super avec Olivier, très bonne explication de sa part et surtout énormément de connaissances de la ville. C’était un plaisir, le parcours était top avec…
Isma
February 2021
Allez-y les yeux fermés...enfin ouverts pour savourer le tour! Passionnant, déroutant, intéressant, vous aurez envie de poser vos valises à Marseille sous la protection de la Bonne Mère ;)

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Activity advisory

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Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
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Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

What to bring

Wear your regular sportshoes

Wear your regular sportshoes