This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Responsible tourism: Short break in Marseille, France
In our Marseille program, we try as always to promote mainly eco-friendly activities with no harm to environment. This program has a very strong focus on nature and the environment.
You will discover the biodiversity of Frioul Island with one of our geographer guide. You will see and learn about birds, insects and plants on the island. There are about 250 plant and animal species to discover on this island.
This is why, we focus our guest’s attention on local efforts to preserve flora and fauna and we like to think vacations significantly contribute to raising awareness environment.
We have a strong ethic about respecting the places that we visit and their environment, we strongly encourage our guests to appreciate traveling responsibly by not leaving any rubbish behind during the tours.
During the entire trip in Marseille you will do mainly walking tours and hiking, the best slow ways to see, understand and respect a place. The protection of the flora and fauna is very important for us as it is one the main beauty of France.
At our office we also try to be as eco-friendly as possible, we minimize the use of paper by using internet, emails and for marketing purposes we also make use of websites. Our vouchers are electronic to avoid massive use of paper. When we have to use paper, we use the APUR paper, and our Brother’s cartridges are brought to the recycle center, which has a partnership with CoolEarth.
As an information, for a number of years, the city of Marseille has implemented an ambitious and avant-garde policy for sustainable water management. As a result, the city's water is considered to be "the best water in France". Since 1996.
In this program you will continuously meet local people, starting with Michele your host and first tour guide. She is probably one of the best person in Marseille to show you the city like no one else.
All guides in the entire program are true locals who work with passion and aim to protect cultural heritage and show you the insight of the beloved city. You will definitely get a deeper understanding of the area and leave with unforgettable memories
We select local guides and craftsmen to ensure our activity benefits the local economy. Our guides are able to offer an insight into the local culture and are able to guide visitors to less known sites and unknown treasures.
In this program, we work hands in hands with the Hotel du Nord co-op from Marseille, which follows the Faro agreement. Four Marseille’s town councils have signed this agreement. The co-op has a social target to increase the heritage value of several Marseille’s districts to improve the residents and workers’ way of life. Each host or guide, will show the natural and cultural heritage of the city to the guest.