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Maison de la Boule

Pick up a set of handmade boules (complete with matching carry bag), plus plenty of other souvenirs of France’s iconic game. There’s also an indoor court and a little museum exploring the history of the sport, inclu…
Market in Marseille

Farmers' Market

Every Wednesday morning the farmers’ market along cours Julien squawks with life, colour and accordion music as traders flog mounds of organic vegetables, jars of homemade fruit jam, hand-collected quail eggs and bo…
Food in Marseille

Four des Navettes

Opened in 1781, this is the oldest bakery in Marseille; it's been passed down between three families, and still uses the original 18th-century oven. It is the address to pick up Marseille’s signature biscuits, the o…
Homewares in Marseille

Maison Empereur

If you only have time to visit one store in Marseille, make it this one. Run by the same family since 1827, France’s oldest hardware store remains a one-stop shop for beautifully made homeware items including Opinel…
Cosmetics in Marseille

La Grande Savonnerie

Soapmaking in Marseille has been traced by some to the 14th century, but much of the stuff for sale at the city’s markets is made elsewhere. That’s not the case at this little soapmaker, which specialises in the gen…
Arts & Crafts in Marseille

Atelier du Santon

Head to the boutique of Santons Marcel Carbonel (within the Musée du Santon) for tiny kiln-fired figures – or santons (from santoùn, meaning ‘little saint’) – handcrafted in Carbonel's nearby workshop. The custom of…
Food & Drinks in Marseille

Malt

This artisanal beer shop sells a top notch selection of ales, IPAs, lagers, stouts and the like from across France as well as Canada, Italy, the UK, the USA and anywhere that brews good beer. Whisky and rum drinkers…
Homewares in Marseille

et Moi et Moi

Quirky and stylish homewares, kids' toys, patisseries, fine chocolate and even a small contemporary art gallery: there's a surprising variety of delights behind et Moi et Moi's cheery pink storefront. If you're into…
Homewares in Marseille

Unity Conceptstore

Owned by a designer and an architect, Unity has plenty of suitcase-fillers for the modern aesthete. Painted skateboards by Boom-Art, Pantone coffee mugs, framed prints by local photographers, graphic rugs, space-age…
Art in Marseille

UndARTground

As the street-art daubed walls of this concept store and gallery suggest, it showcases the work of local underground artists. As well as posters by eBoy and prints by Oaï of Life, expect anything from urban t-shirts…