Unmissable tourist sites
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
place du Marché-des-Capucins F - 13000 Marseille
The market square has remained the centre for fresh fruit and vegetable sales by colourful "partisans" with the gift of the gab, although some of the little streets are now a hub of Afro hair and cosmetic parlours. A small museum dedicated ..
Cours Julien F - 13000 Marseille
A pleasant garden has been added at the centre of this thoroughfare lined with fashion boutiques (Madame Zaza of Marseille), theatres (Espace Julien, Chocolat Théâtre) and café terraces. Rue de Bussy l’Indien, rue Pastoret and rue Vian have a nice al..
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..
4, allées Léon Gambetta F - 13001 Marseille
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..
Rue du Theatre Francais 12 F - 13001 Marseille (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur)
Prix Prices from : 57 €
The Hotel de l'Ariana, ideally located in the heart of Marseille, will welcome you in nice rooms completely renovated. 7 minutes only from the Train Station TGV Gare Saint Charles.
31, rue Dragon. F - 13006 MARSEILLE (6eme ardt)
"Hotel Edmond Rostand, close to the house in which the author of ""L'Aiglon"" and ""Cyrano de Bergerac"" was born, is located in the ""Antique Dealers' district"" of Marseille, between ..
Leisure activities Marseilles
Prices from : 128 €
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..
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..
Prices from : 20 €
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".
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..
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..
39 r. de la Paix-Marcel-Paul F - 13001 Marseille
A bistro next to the Old Port where you can enjoy tasty fare made from market-fresh ingredients. Start off with the organic tomato and fromage frais tart, follow that with a thick lean steak served with courgette purée and chanterelles, and finish of..
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.