La Friche La Belle de Mai
Musée des Beaux Arts
Spectacularly set in the colonnaded Palais de Longchamp, Marseille’s oldest museum is a treasure trove of Italian and Provençal painting...
For a mainline into the city’s multicultural make-up, head for cours Julien, an elongated concrete square shaded by palm trees. It’s...
Au Petit Nice
This popular pub has loads of beers on tap and a pleasant courtyard to chill in (note that this is not the hotel of the same name).
Le Comptoir Dugommier
It doesn’t get more Gallic than this – chalkboard menus, wooden floors, vintage signs, wonky tables and whip-smart waiters. Soak up the...
41 rue Jobin · interesting places nearby
La Friche La Belle de Mai information
This former sugar-refining plant and subsequent tobacco factory is now a vibrant arts centre with a theatre, artists’ workshops, cinema, multimedia displays, skateboard ramps, electro and world-music parties et al. Check its program online.
The quickest way by public transport is to catch the metro to Gare St-Charles and walk along rue Guibal, or take line M2 to Cinq Avenues Longchamp, cross Parc Longchamp and then take Rue Bénédit.