Musée du Santon
One of Provence’s most enduring Christmas traditions are its santons (plaster-moulded, kiln-fired nativity figures), first created by...
Heading west of the Vieux Port brings you to Abbaye St-Victor, birthplace of Christianity in Marseille and built on a 3rd century BC...
Ships have docked for more than 26 centuries at the city’s birthplace, the colourful old port. The main commercial docks were...
Théâtre National de Marseille
Dance and drama, sometimes in English.
Les Buffets du Vieux Port
What a great idea – a high-class, on-trend self-service canteen, with a vast array of starters, mains, salads and desserts laid out like...
52 rue Plan Fourmiguier · interesting places nearby
La Passarelle information
This admirably unpretentious bistro grows most of its organic veggies in its own potager (kitchen garden), from tomatoes to courgettes, salad leaves and aubergines. It’s a cosy, friendly place for sampling delicious Mediterranean flavours, with mix-and-match tables and chairs arranged on a decked terrace beneath a spreading sail. Charming and simple.