Discount Cards

The Marseille City Pass covers admission to city museums and public transport, and includes a guided city tour and a Château d’If boat trip, plus other discounts. It’s not necessary for children under 12, as many attractions are greatly reduced or free. Buy it online or at the tourist office.

Emergency & Important Numbers

There's a police station on La Canebière; for emergencies call 17. For SAMU (emergency medical services) call 15.


Main Post Office Offers postal services and currency exchange.

Tourist Information

Tourist Office Marseille’s useful tourist office has plenty of information on everything, including guided city tours (by foot, bus, electric tourist train or boat) and trips to Les Calanques. There's free wi-fi too.

Maison de la Région Info on Provence and the Côte d’Azur.

Marseille Expos ( The outstanding arts organisation Marseille Expos distributes an excellent map of hot galleries and sponsors the festival Printemps de l’Art Contemporain each May. Its website lists what’s on.