URBAN PUZZLES

the charming mess

Paused during COVID-19 crisis

This route, very urban and going through intense life corners, is not adapted to the fight against the COVID-19.
So we decided to not open it to the public until the end of the current sanitary crisis.


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We are together for a very special 11.5-kilometer cultural discovery walk, right in the city center of Marseille! We will hike through the hyper-center to discover the cultural heritage that Marseille has to offer.
Many districts make up a city center as rich as it is heterogeneous, and make Marseille this bubbling city, colorful, surprising, intense and unique but also difficult to discover, demanding and sometimes even hard if you do not have the keys to understand it properly.
So let's see how one lives in some emblematic neighborhoods, what happens there every day, their various beauties that they make you dizzy, but above all we will try to understand them:
While visiting, we will explore the long history and geography that fostered the emergence of this charming "urban" puzzle, and we evoke all the human, political and social diversity that seals the identity of the city of Marseille.
This 100% cultural hike is the result of significant personal learning. These in-depth studies resulted in the creation of a set of tools and playful documents facilitating the understanding of complex urban planning. Youngsters and older people can discover it by marveling and having fun.


***Go to the "documentation" page to explore the different media used during the hike!***

11.5 kms in 3.5 hours, intermediate level

From 1 to 8 people maximum

2 daily departures from Place Castellane, morning and afternoon

Tours in French or in English, languages never mixed

34 euros per people;
15 euros for under 18 old

reimbursement 10 days before the date or D-day in case of force majeure