Specialty Shops Walking Tour in Marseille, Marseille

Marseille, as a main trading center, has a huge number of specialty shops. They range from olive oil, coffee and tea to old-fashioned toys, famous Marseille soap and carved wooden creche figurines (santons). Take this tour and discover yet another side of this wonderful city.
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Specialty Shops Walking Tour in Marseille Map

Guide Name: Specialty Shops Walking Tour in Marseille
Guide Location: France » Marseille (See other walking tours in Marseille)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
Author: kane
Atelier Marcel Carbonel

1) Atelier Marcel Carbonel

This boutique specializes in carved wooden creche figurines (santons) with over 600 varieties available in six sizes and different prices. A maker of santons, clay figurines used in nativity scenes, the artist provides a free catalog upon request. Santon is the Provencal word for saints.
Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm, 2:00 – 6:30...   view more
Place aux Huiles

2) Place aux Huiles

Place aux Huiles is famous for its great assortment of olive oils. You can see, taste and buy many different kinds of olive oil with or without special herbs and other plants or flowers. You can taste the different oils on a piece of bread and when you have made your choice the oil is bottled for...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Patrice Léoni

3) Patrice Léoni

This antique shop offers masterpieces of Provençal landscapes. Here visitors can admire porcelains and faience of Moustiers, silver plates and silver jewelery from Nok, Boura and from Africa.
Operating hours: Tue-Sat: 10:00-12:00 &...   view more
Clichés du Passé

4) Clichés du Passé

The Clichés du Passé is a perfect shop to find interesting antiquated items. You will find many things here, from old postcards, photographs and engravings to old newspapers. Clichés du Passé is a great place to find original...   view more
Peter Pan

5) Peter Pan

This children's shop specializes in old-fashioned toys and games. You will find beautiful music boxes, dolls and amusing puppets here, as well as juggling balls, magic tricks, chessboards and playing cards. The displays are very well put together.
Operating hours: Tue-Sat: 9:30 am – 7:00...   view more
Torréfaction Noaïlles

6) Torréfaction Noaïlles

The Torréfaction Noailles are authentic old shops with a warm, luxurious atmosphere and a professional, very friendly staff. They sell thousands of coffee and tea products. You can find many branches of this store in Marseille and it has an excellent reputation. You can try the best aromatic coffees and teas in the shops or purchase them to enjoy at home.
Operating hours: Monday-Saturday: 7:00 am – 7:30 pm; Sunday: 10:00 am – 7:00...   view more
La Compagnie de Provence

7) La Compagnie de Provence

Marseille is famous for its excellent quality soaps. You can buy authentic Marseille soap in La Compagnie de Provence. You can find it in many shapes and perfumed with a variety of aromas. This traditional product is packaged in-store and the store is very well-stocked.
Operation hours: Monday-Friday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 2:00 – 7:00 pm; Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm; Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00...   view more

Walking Tours in Marseille, France

Create Your Own Walk in Marseille

Create Your Own Walk in Marseille

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Marseille's Museums Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
City Orientation Walk I

City Orientation Walk I

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Sweet Tooth Tour in Marseille

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Daily Life in Marseille

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Historical Walking Tour in Marseille

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.8 km
Walking the Best Religious Sites of Marseille

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 km