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
Though it is often erroneously thought that Marcel Pagnol filmed the card-party scenes in Marius at this Marseille institution, it did...
This admirably unpretentious bistro grows most of its organic veggies in its own potager (kitchen garden), from tomatoes to courgettes,...
24 quai de Rive Neuve · interesting places nearby
Shake it to techno, funk and indie in between games of pétanque at this mythical Marseillais club with four salles (rooms) beneath 17th-century stone vaults at the Vieux Port.