Pick up your very own travelling set of handmade boules (complete with matching carry bag), plus plenty of other souvenirs relating to France’s iconic game. There’s also a little museum exploring the history of the …
A bit touristy, perhaps, but if you’re keen to sample a few different kinds of Provence’s favourite aperitif – the aniseed-flavoured firewater known as pastis – then this place is an ideal place to do it. It also of…
Maps and Lonely Planet guides.
Located one block south of La Canebière. Sells fruit, veg, fish and dried goods.
Another of Marseille’s fine soap sellers, selling unusual perfumes like chocolate, verveine and aniseed.
Musée du Santon with its boutique and neighbouring Atelier du Santon are home to tiny handcrafted kiln-fired figures, or santons (from santoùn in Provençal, meaning ‘little saint’). The custom of creating a nativity…
One of Marseille’s central shopping malls, containing a full range of the usual international brands.
For super-stylish liquid and bar soap, au naturel or scented with olive oil, fig or a wilder Provençal fragrance, hit this iconic savon de Marseille boutique. Funky washbags, travel kits and other accessories also.
Marseille’s favourite designer creates delicate necklaces and bracelets strung with tiny beads. Her ethnic-chic jewellery is wholly affordable to boot.
Linen cushions emblazoned with ‘Le Panier,’ ‘L’Estaque’ and other Marseillais quartiers are among the ingenious gift ideas sold at this pandora's box of design object for the home.