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Marseille Holidays & City Breaks 2020

The enchanting city of Marseille located in the south of France is one of a kind. As a port city, the coastline and boats provide many of the scenic views dotted around Marseille. The city’s Old Port Vieux-Port in it’s local French is the heart and soul of Marseille. Local fishermen create the ambience around this port city, selling their catch of the day along the docks. Of course, the port isn’t the only thing that a Marseille holiday has to offer. Stunning landmarks can be found throughout the city too. Admire the beauty of the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde or even the Calanques National Park which has some breath-taking natural views. City breaks to Marseille are sure to be tailored to your tastes, from a relaxing weekend to an action-packed week.

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Things to do in Marseille

Things to do in Marseille

There are many great things to do during a Marseille weekend break. Soak up the amazing port views and mix in a bit of sight seeing around the city. Visit popular museums and landmarks as you immerse yourself in this Southern French paradise.

  • Old Port of Marseille – Popular harbour in Marseille, perhaps the main attraction to the city. It is also a pedestrianised area.
  • Notre-Dame de la Garde – This majestic basilica provides visitors with fascinating views of Marseille.
  • Calanques National Park – Protected area featuring dramatic cliffs and a lovely marine zone.
  • Marseille Cathedral – This cathedral was built in the 1800’s and houses wonderful murals and a regal interior.
  • Palais Longchamp – This area is dedicated to an impressive park which features a beautiful waterfall fountain.
When to go

When to go

May – August is a very popular time to visit Marseille, thanks to its hot weather. However, with good weather comes loads of tourism. If you don’t mind the crowds which will be dotted throughout the city during the summer, then this is perhaps the best time to visit. April is a lovely time to visit Marseille when the weather is pleasant, and crowds are sparse. If lower temperatures don’t bother you, go for a Marseille city break during the autumn months of September – November.

Average high and low temperatures (°C):

  • January: 13° / 5°
  • February: 13° / 6°
  • March: 16° / 7°
  • April: 18° / 9°
  • May: 23° / 13°
  • June: 26° / 16°
  • July: 29° / 19°
  • August: 29° / 19°
  • September: 25° / 16°
  • October: 21° / 13°
  • November: 16° / 8°
  • December: 13° / 6°
Places to eat

Places to eat

As you can imagine, being a port city, fish and seafood are a big hit in Marseille restaurants. No doubt, it is the main attraction to the city’s cuisine. Mussels can be found in Marseille, delicious and tasty thanks to the combination of garlic, onion and Provençal herbs that help to give them their taste. There are also many different French wines to try in Marseille, due to its proximity to Cassis and Bandol, French regions known for their wine-making.

Great places to eat in Marseille include:

  • L’Epuisette
  • Restaurant Chez Michel
  • Le Bouchon Provençal
  • Le Grain de Sel
  • Une Table au Sud
Marseille Nightlife

Marseille Nightlife

The great thing about the nightlife in Marseille is that there is huge variety of venues and choices of music. Whatever you prefer, you’ll be able to find in the city. From lively clubs which host a selection of DJs to laid back bars which are perfect for a quieter evening in the port city.

  • Waaw
  • La Caravelle
  • Bistrot L’Horloge
  • La Dame du Mont
  • Baby Club
Beaches in Marseille

Beaches in Marseille

Fancy a beach during your Marseille holiday? We would! Luckily, there are quite a few to choose from. Whether you’d like to lay back and sunbathe, have a splash around in the sea, or even try your hand at some water sports. Marseille is home to natural beaches, but also some man-made beaches too.

  • Plages de Corbiere
  • Plage du Prado
  • Plage de la Pointe Rouge
  • Plage des Catalans
Culture

Culture

This French city is filled with tons of culture. As a result, art, theatre and music are still strong traditions in Marseille. There are various places where you can enjoy the music and theatre shows that the city puts on. In addition, museums are a usual occurrence throughout Marseille too.

  • Opera de Marseille – Classical music concerts are held here, as well as operas.
  • Ballet National de Marseille – This ballet company often hold shows at the Opera de Marseille.
  • La Vieille Charité – Cultural center which includes museums full of art, archaeology and a cinema.
  • Marseille History Museum – This contemporary museum goes back in time throughout the history of Marseille.

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Marseille weather

Marseille weather
Jan
10°C
Avg. Dry Days 19
Feb
11°C
Avg. Dry Days 18
Mar
14°C
Avg. Dry Days 20
Apr
17°C
Avg. Dry Days 16
Nov
15°C
Avg. Dry Days 17
Dec
12°C
Avg. Dry Days 21

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