Things to see and do - Marseilles
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Marseilles Travel guide
Marseilles : Michelin's recommendations
Marseille, proud of its 2 600 years of history, continues a long tradition of integration. Straddling the East and the West, Europe and Africa, it is a fabulous Mediterranean melting pot. One gets a real sense of this strolling about the emblematic Vieux Port, the beating heart of the city, Le Panier and its little streets bursting with the colours of the south, the markets of Noailles resembling a great open-air souk, La Canebière, a shop-lined thoroughfare, the Corniche and its villas with sea views, the minuscule creeks that one suddenly glimpses around a corner…
Tourist attractions Marseilles : Things to see and do
pl. du Marché-des-Capucins F - 13000 Marseille
This is still the central selling point for fresh fruit and vegetables, much appreciated by fans of market patter. Some streets, however, have become the domain of «afro hairdressing», a sign of the time. A small city transport museum has been set up..
cours Julien F - 13000 Marseille
An attractive garden has been laid out in the centre of this avenue lined with fashion shops (Madame Zaza of Marseille), concert halls (Espace Julien, Chocolat Théâtre) and café terraces. Rues de Bussy-l'Indien, Pastoret and Vian have a pleasant alte..
La Canebière F - 13001 Marseille
All city transport converges in this avenue with its fashionable cafés, cinemas and department stores. Its veritable hour of glory was in the 1930s and it is finding it difficult to regain its former lustre. Several buildings are a reminder of its gl..
49 Allee Leon Gambetta F - 13001 Marseille
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Located in the old town in Marseille, this hotel is a 15-minute walk from the Old Port and Saint-Charles Train Station. It has a 24-hour reception. A TV and telephone are included in each room at the Hotel Gambetta. All of the rooms are individually..
38, Allées Léon Gambetta F - 13001 Marseille
Located in central Marseilles, the Lutetia is just a 5-minute walk from Saint Charles SNCF Train Station and La Canebière. The air-conditioned rooms feature free Wi-Fi access and satellite TV. Each guest room at the Lutetia hotel is soundproofed and..
16, rue Sénac de Meilhan F - 13001 Marseille
Le Ryad is located in the heart of Marseille, near La Canebiere and the Old Port. It offers Moroccan-style accommodation with free Wi-Fi internet access. Built in the style of a traditional riad, with a courtyard and garden, Le Ryad offers a range ..
Leisure activities Marseilles
You will start this fantastic tour from Marseille with Oppede le Vieux, a village carved into rock and whose authenticity has convinced some artists and writers to begin restoring it. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 6 people on this small group w..
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Explore the heart of rural Provence on a guided tour of five unspoilt villages perched on the ridges of the Luberon hills. Wander pass ancient ruins carved into the rocks in Oppède le Vieux, soak up the sun in Bonnieux's peaceful square, and visit th..
Discover the Marseille of your dreams with a pass that allows you to go where you please, when you please. Take advantage of free entry to 14 museums, unlimited transportation around the city, and enjoy a boat ride to the inimitable Château d'If. The..
2 quai du Port F - 13002 Marseille
This restaurant is as appealing to the eyes as to the taste buds. Enjoy inventive cuisine bursting with the delicious aromas of the South of France and a view over the Old Port, dominated by the "Bonne Mère".
24 cours Julien F - 13006 Marseille 06
Since childhood, Pierre-Antoine Denis has been passionate about Italian food. Assisted by Luigi, an old Italian who makes the pasta, he regularly travels to Italy to locate the best food producers. This inviting and tasty Cantinetta is a real trattor..
64 r. de la Loubière F - 13006 Marseille
Mama Shelter is a happy blend of funky and fashionable. With its graffiti on the ceiling, big stylish tables and a stage for DJs, the atmosphere is as cool as it gets. The food is something of a melting pot, with a successful fusion of French, Italia..
18 quai du Port F - 13002 Marseille
An ode to the 1950s! A bright and colourful decor with geometrical tiling, wall lamps, comfortable seats - Le Relais 50 plays its retro hand with great style. The menu features good seasonal Provençal cuisine, made using regional ingredients.
4 pl. Notre-Dame-du-Mont F - 13006 Marseille
The name of this pleasant restaurant states its ambition to offer the real taste of things. It is run by a professional couple that moved here after travelling the four corners of the earth. It has a menu that enlivens market ingredients with hints o..
19 r. Fortia F - 13001 Marseille
After a successful stint at Hotel Le Saint James (near Bordeaux), Michel Portos gets back to his roots with this brasserie near the Old Port, which he set up in late 2012. Here you will find less in the way of haute cuisine, but plenty of delicious a..