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
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..
12, Rue de Mazagran F - 13001 Marseille
Prix Prices from : 40 €
Le Lunik is situated less than 5 minutes’ walk from Marseille-Saint-Charles Train Station and the Old Port. The hotel has 24-hour reception and en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi access and double-glazed windows. There is a luggage storage facility at L..
4, allées Léon Gambetta F - 13001 Marseille
Prix Prices from : 65 €
New Hotel Saint Charles is located in the centre of Marseille, a 10-minute walk from the Old Port. It offers soundproofed accommodation, an interior garden and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Rooms at New Hotel Saint Charles are equipped with a pri..
Leisure activities Marseilles
Prices from : 124 €
Weave through Roman vestiges at Arles, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore ancient arenas and forums before visiting a 10th-century abbey en route to Les Baux de Provence. Explore at your leisure then visit an olive grove and skirt alongside fragra..
Prices from : 18 €
This hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour offers you the chance to discover the Marseille you've been dying to see! Enjoy fantastic views of the city from the open-top deck of your bus. With 16 different stops in Marseille, you will never be far from a ..
Prices from : 130 €
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..
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..
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..
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..
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.
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..