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Marseille

Marseille has fused together its historical maritime past with multicultural modernity to form a cosmopolitan melting pot that provides an unforgettable holiday to France. Whether you’re admiring the stunning views of quaint earthen-coloured rooftops at La Garde, haggling at the local bazaar or observing the fishermen at the Vieux Port docks offloading their bouillabaisse-bound cargo, Marseille is a sensory delight. Sports fans will also enjoy discovering the rugged trails of Les Calanques, cycling around the coastal paths or kayaking into the sea. However, if you want to take it easier, the sloping streets of Le Panier in the old town are perfect for a more relaxed jaunt.

 

What you’ll love most about Marseile

  • Explore the historic Vieux Port of Marseille, where colourful fishing boats bob alongside trendy waterfront cafes and bustling markets, offering a vibrant glimpse into the city’s maritime heritage and Mediterranean charm
  • Embark on a boat tour of the breathtaking Calanques, a series of rugged limestone cliffs and turquoise coves that stretch along the coast, beckoning adventurers to hike, swim, and explore their natural beauty
  • Wander through the labyrinthine streets of Le Panier, Marseille’s oldest district, where vibrant street art adorns centuries-old buildings and hidden squares, inviting you to discover its bohemian atmosphere and eclectic charm
  • Ascend to the majestic Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, perched atop a hill overlooking the city, where panoramic views of Marseille and the Mediterranean Sea unfold before you, offering a moment of serenity and reflection
  • Indulge in the flavours of Provence at Marseille’s lively markets, where aromatic spices, fresh seafood, and ripe produce tempt the senses, inviting you to sample local specialties like bouillabaisse and pastis in a culinary adventure
  • Immerse yourself in Marseille’s multicultural heritage at the MuCEM, a stunning museum dedicated to Mediterranean civilisations, where immersive exhibits and interactive displays offer insight into the region’s history and culture

Where to Book

  • Marseille Old Port, France

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 26℃
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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

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