Ships have docked for more than 26 centuries at the city’s birthplace, the colourful Old Port. The main commercial docks were...
Musée du Santon
One of Provence’s most enduring Christmas traditions are its santons , plaster-moulded, kiln-fired nativity figures, first created by...
Bar de la Marine
Marcel Pagnol filmed the card-party scenes in Marius at this Marseille institution, a bar that never goes out of fashion with folks...
Grilled fish and steaks with a view; ideal on Sundays, when others close.
24 quai de Rive Neuve · interesting places nearby
Shake it to techno, funk and indie in between games of pétanque (boules) at this mythical Marseillais club with four salles (rooms) beneath 17th-century stone vaults at the Vieux Port. The club has been around for ions but never fails to pull in the crowds.