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Highlights in Marseille
- Best areas and accommodation in Marseille
- Stunning natural beauty
- Trendy neighbourhoods
- Wide array of markets
- Great beaches
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Marseille
Quiet, chic, trendy, turmoil, variety, active. What defines you? Marseille offers quiet accommodations around Longchamp and Cinq Avenues. Around the city centre, culture and variety is waiting for you to feel the French frenzy coming from its dynamism. History lovers will enjoy being next to Le Panier, full of lanes that have been a witness of Marseille’s past times. The Naval quarters offer great swimming areas and water spots for those looking for a dip. Not far from the centre, La Plane comes alive when the night arrives so it is ideal for young souls and festive spirits looking for some fun.Rental holidays in the Provence
Sea views for breakfast, splendid sun at lunch time and spectacular sunset colours for dinner. From the comfort of your balcony you will have the opportunity to admire the light changing during the day. Have a nap or take a dip into the swimming pool, surrounded by communal or private gardens. Enjoy some more privacy in more secluded and glamorous properties in the outskirts of the city. French deco interiors, stylish decoration and that chic touch in every corner. Choose the rental suitable for couples, groups and families and start planning your dreamed getaway!
Holidays in Marseille
The area and getting around
An exuberant port city in southern France. Marseille is a mix of splendour and pedigree from ancient civilisations. Like Dumas said once, Marseille is where to find great English pubs, Spanish people taking pictures, Italians strolling around, Arabic musicians playing their music and Brazilians dancing away in the streets. A great choice of museums to know more about its history as well as shops, markets and cafes awaits for those waiting to know the city. The impressive Old Port will fascinate the most experienced travellers!Cross the door to Provence
Marseille is more than a city. Just outside of it, you can enjoy the stunning Calanques National Park or enter the Provence region, an area full of Roman archaeological sites, sprawling lavender fields, medieval villages and lots of incredible vineyards and cellars. Nestled on the French Riviera, Nice and its famous Promenade des Anglais is just a short drive from Marseille. A few minutes from Nice, Monaco is ready to welcome everybody into the greatest and most glamorous playground of all, as well as Cannes, with its high-end restaurants oozing luxury and gourmet experiences in a unique architectural environment.
Travellers and activities
Due to its port, Marseille’s history has gained relevance through many centuries. It is therefore no surprise that, nowadays, it retains a good number of monuments that attest to all those centuries of tradition. History and art lovers will have the time of their lives visiting the Basilica of Notre-Dame de la Garde, the Palais Longchamp or the Castle of If. Absolute wonders you can’t miss.Marseille for glamour and luxury lovers
Lots of wealthy people are drawn by the allure of the French Riviera every year. Spectacular beaches, an exceptional climate all year round and renowned leisure events with a great impact on media such as Monaco F1 Grand Prix and the legendary Cannes Film Festival. Marseille’s privileged geographic location makes it the right spot from where to access this world of luxury and glamour. Round up your day with a fine meal at Le Petit Nice and indulge yourself with a tasting menu of individualised flavours of tiny portions meant to be ingested in a certain way to create a sensory explosion.
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The rocky wonders of Calanques National Park can be experienced by sea or land. Impressive rugged white limestone cliffs of gigantic altitude and blistering slopes falling off abruptly to the sea, blending with the turquoise colour of the Mediterranean waters. Get on a guided kayak tour or a mini-cruise from the Old Port and admire the natural wild beauty. For the intrepid ones, hiking the 11 hours GR98 from Marseille to Cassis will offer you a great challenge to achieve. The exertion is rewarded by stunning views at the end.2. Take a guided tour of The Château d'If
Seated on the isle of If, the impressive fortress is a must see when in Marseille. Completely surrounded by water, you can only access it by boat. Take a guided tour of the monument that inspired Alexandre Dumas to imprison the main character of his novel, “The Count of Monte Cristo”, in the Castle of If. Put it in your bucket list and visit the most peculiar but still, beautiful monument.3. Stroll around the Provence markets
When it comes to flavours, Marseille is one of the places that can offer a great variety. The fish market, at the Old Port, is where you will find fresh fish every morning. Not far from the Canibière, you can buy local produce, such as fruits and veggies. At the Prado and the Plana, a wide range of clothing and footwear will fulfill your expectations. In addition, north of Marseille, there is a 4 hectare area where you can buy antiques, spare parts, greens and hand-me-down clothes.4. Wander the streets of the coolest area
Inhabited since 600BC this part of the city was the site of Massalia, a Greek colony. As the city evolved, the oldest part has now become a trendy area plenty of creative street art along the ochre-coloured walls, narrow cobbled streets and sun-drenched squares. Browse the independent shops and find unique pieces at the craft shops. Unwind having a coffee at any of the cafes or have lunch at Place de Lenche, while enjoying great views of “La Bonne Mère”. Forget about the crowds and get the feeling of being in a charming village within the city.5. Enjoy the beaches of Marseille
Being on the Mediterranean, Marseille has 42 km of coastline to enjoy. For a seaside holiday, head to the beach of Corbière, just past l’Estaque, or Plage Des Catalans, the Red Tip or Bonneveine to name a few. The public entities take good care of them, creating also breakwaters, protecting them from erosion. Enjoy their pristine waters and fine sand. Make your holidays a long lasting memory in a truly beautiful setting.