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...
La Friche La Belle de Mai
This former sugar-refining plant and subsequent tobacco factory is now a vibrant arts centre with a theatre, artists’ workshops, cinema,...
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...
Musée Grobet-Labadié information
This intimate museum paints an appealing portrait of elegant 19th-century Marseille with its collections of 13th- to 19th-century paintings, antiques, sculptures and ornate polished wooden floors.