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Marseille: Sunset Cruise with Dinner

1. Marseille: Sunset Cruise with Dinner

Watch the sun go down on a sunset cruise departing from the port of Marseille. Enjoy a delicious meal as you take in the tranquil atmosphere sailing on the Mediterranean Sea. Set sail from the port in Marseille in the early evening. During the cruise you'll have the chance to watch the colors of the sky change to shades of deeper orange, purple and red. Savor a delicious dinner on the open-air deck, enjoying the wonderful surrounding landscape as you cruise along the coast of Marseille. As the sun goes down, anchor in a secluded cove and enjoy dinner in the cool night air. Afterward, you'll be back at the port in the late evening. 

From Marseille: Half-Day Sailing Trip in Frioul Calanques

2. From Marseille: Half-Day Sailing Trip in Frioul Calanques

Join a sailing excursion from Marseilles suitable for both beginners and more experienced sailors. Learn the basics from the skipper, go for a swim, and take in views of the impressive scenery and calanque rock formations from the water. Sail towards the island of Friuli where you can admire the many stunning coves and the coast of Marseilles. Go for a swim, go snorkeling and admire the seabed, or simply relax on board. Your state-qualified skipper will teach you the basics of sailing and be able to give the more experienced seafarers some tips. Return to land after a relaxing afternoon seeing some of the best coastal scenery that the south of France has to offer.

Marseille: Sunset Boat Cruise with Dinner and Drinks

3. Marseille: Sunset Boat Cruise with Dinner and Drinks

Sit back and relax as you cruise along the beautiful Marseille coastline and take in the stunning views. Stop for a swim in a lovely cove in the Frioul Archipelago. As the sun sets, enjoy your dinner with drinks aboard, catching views of Marseille illuminated at night. Enjoy a magical evening on board an environmentally-friendly hybrid/electric boat, the quiet boat allows for a more peaceful and relaxing cruise. Set sail for the Frioul Archipelago and see the famous If island, on which the story of the Count of Monte Cristo takes place. Anchor in a beautiful cove around here for a refreshing swimming stop. Get back on board and enjoy unforgettable sunset views of the seascape and the Marseille skyline as you sit down to enjoy your dinner with drinks. As you get closer to the Old Port in Marseille, see the sparkling city lit up at night.

Marseille: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Dinner and Drinks

4. Marseille: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Dinner and Drinks

Board the boat at Vieux-Port, in front of Marseille’s city hall. Sail past Château d’If and admire a perfect view of Notre-Dame de la Garde on your way to the Bay of Marseille. Hear about the area's history and local culture from the crew on board. Anchor in a nice secluded cove within the Frioul archipelago, and go swimming in the crystal clear waters. Climb back on board to enjoy a light dinner buffet made from organic, seasonal local produce. Enjoy two glasses of rosé with your meal. After dinner, relax on board and admire the sunset with music playing in the background. You will then start heading back to the Vieux-Port.

Marseille: Frioul Archipelago Sunset Boat Trip

5. Marseille: Frioul Archipelago Sunset Boat Trip

End the day on a high note by cruising along the rocky coastline of Marseille as you watch the colorful sunset. Hop on a small boat and float along the waves while taking in the sights of the various Frioul Islands and the imposing Château d'If fortress. Depart from Marseille and admire the beautiful waterfront buildings as you navigate deeper into the ocean. Head toward the nearby islands and see the historic Château d'If island fortress from the water. Discover the Frioul archipelago islands' beaches, inlets, rock formations, and ancient ruins. Relax as you learn about each site you pass from your experienced skipper and let yourself be charmed by the beauty of the Mediterranean bathed in the last rays of the sun. Watch as the sun sets over the ocean, in between the many surrounding islands, while enjoying an aperitif.

Marseille: Frioul Islands Sunset Speedboat Cruise

6. Marseille: Frioul Islands Sunset Speedboat Cruise

Explore the Frioul archipelago as the sun sets on this cruise from Marseille. Stop for some free time on the island Frioul and visit the cove of Malmousque. Enjoy views of the Medieval architecture of the Château d'If fortress as you cruise along. Hop aboard the comfortable speedboat and settle in for your Mediterranean adventure. Depart from Marseille Old Port and admire the elegance of the city as you head out to open water.  Take in views of the dynamic coastlines and turquoise waters as you reach the Frioul archipelago. Disembark on the island of Frioul where you can stretch your legs or visit a cafe for an hour. Continue on past the seaside Château d'If fortress which was built by François I in the 16th century. See the Fort de Tourville as you pass Degaby Island on the way to the picturesque cove of Malmousque where the boat will pause on the edge of the corniche Kennedy. Sail back to Marseille Old Port and see the city as it is lit for the night from the water. 

From Marseille: Sunset Sailing Trip to Frioul Islands

7. From Marseille: Sunset Sailing Trip to Frioul Islands

There’s nothing better than taking to the sea to enjoy a peaceful sunset. To the rhythm of the waves, the light fades and the sea is adorned with pretty colored reflections. Enjoy this moment in total tranquility with a small group excursion in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. If you are with friends or family, book one of our boats to share this unique moment. One of our skippers will pick you up from the dock and take you back in the evening, all you have to do is sit back and admire the nature around you.

Marseille: Enjoy the Sunset with Aperitif at 2 Hotspots

8. Marseille: Enjoy the Sunset with Aperitif at 2 Hotspots

Try the Marseille style aperitif, l'apéro. Partake in this sacred moment that locals from all generations wouldn't miss for anything. Learn more about how locals socialize, relax and chill out. Live just like someone from Marseille does. Visit two different places to try the traditional apéro. Sip on excellent drinks and light snacks while watching the sun go down. Ask your guide all the questions you want about Marseille and get a list of the best places to go in the city for apéro, so you can try more places on your own.

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What people are saying about Marseille

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 93 reviews

Super expérience. Le buffet était bon, l’ambiance excellente et un coucher du soleil magnifique. On a même vu des dauphins. Seul petit bémol, il faut avoir l’estomac solide pour l’aller, car ça secoue pas mal. Je conseille de prendre qch pour le mal de mer.

Very cool trip, nice guides who teach you the basics of sailing. You will also learn something about the city and the surrounding area. The stop for swimming and snorkeling was also very good, in a nice place.

An absolute dream! Sailing through the wind during the sunset and dreamy music is totally worth it❤️

Marc was a wonderful host. we met friendly people and had a great ride!

Great skipper! Great sailing tour. Highly recommended.