Marseille and its wonders
Marseille is a city in full expansion, reinventing itself as a metropolis and watching over the Mediterranean coast. It is a city that will never cease to amaze you, whether it is for its activities or for its emblematic places. When you pass through Marseille, you can enjoy sporting activities such as snorkelling in Carry-le-Rouet or hiking around the island of Endoume. When you think of Marseille, you also think of the majestic Calanques. Discover the mountains and their impressive views of the city.
Our activities in Marseille
Marseille is one of the most beautiful places in France. It is a city in full expansion, a cosmopolitan center watching over the Mediterranean coasts, it marvelously combines history and modernity to offer its visitors an unforgettable experience full of beauty and contrasts.
Founded more than two millennia ago, this city will never cease to amaze you, whether for its activities or for its emblematic places. From its streets admire the historical and priceless remains of its Greek heritage, which have managed to hold up over time and give it that special ancient touch that captivates those who visit it.
The natural heritage that this city offers is unique. If you dedicate yourself to exploring, you will find many parks that resemble natural paradises. You can practice many sports activities to reconnect with nature and with yourself gently.
You can also enjoy the many cultural attractions, stopping at one of the museums and art galleries to enjoy art collections ranging from Antiquity to contemporary art. Fall in love with this city, its places, its rich culinary tradition and of course its people.
Places to visit in Marseille
In this Mediterranean city, historical nuances coexist with the brushstrokes of modernity that characterize our time. Thus, the architectural works of renowned architects such as Zaha Hadid or Stefano Boeri, stand out as part of the attractions of this city and offer tourists a unique visual spectacle.
The famous Vieux-Port is the heart of the city and one of the most visited places where you can also enjoy a glass of Marseille's very own "pastis". Currently, it is a tourist port that brings together various historical monuments and its unique lighthouse giving landscapes that look like postcards.
Another must-do on your trip is a visit to the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde, a must-see symbol of the city that has stood majestically since the late 19th century and offers the best panoramic views in the region.
If you like architecture, visit the Cité Radieuse, a jewel of architect Le Corbusier's imagination and part of Marseille's picturesque heritage.
The exceptional cultural heritage is appreciated in the various museums and galleries that adorn the city. The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, better known as MUCEM, reflects the spirit of modern Marseille and offers year-round exhibitions that are also set against the backdrop of the impressive sea views from its facilities.
known as the 'Champs-Élysées' of Marseille, where, in addition to enjoying the beautiful views, you can also enjoy a day of shopping.
known as the “Champs-Élysées” of Marseille, where besides enjoying great views, you can also have a day of shopping.
The Palais Longchamp is an icon of Marseille's history which has stood since the 19th century with its emblematic fountain and is home to the Natural History Museum, the Fine Arts Museum, the Zoo and the Botanical Park.
The Estaque District is a colorful and charming place with small traditional houses that fill the scene with an old air that captivates locals and tourists alike.
Not to be missed: the Frioul archipelago with its dreamy landscapes, a true natural splendour. The islands of Pomègues, Ratonneau, Tiboulen and If with its famous castle provide the ideal setting for unforgettable experiences.
The Calanques National Park is undoubtedly the most popular tourist destination every year. This natural paradise stretches from Marsella to Cassis and La Ciotat, with spectacular turquoise and crystal clear beaches that invite you to swim.
Art, culture and history meet in Marseille to delight its visitors with an explosion of colors and flavors. The magic of its buildings and its different places is combined with the Provençal gastronomy that you absolutely must taste. Let yourself be tempted by a Bouillabaisse or one of its irresistible typical dishes, you will not regret it.