If you like your cities with a bit of urban grit, book flights to Marseille and enjoy a city break with an edge. Marseille is fascinating city (well, it wasn’t the 2013 European city of culture for nothing) with a buzzing nightlife, a superb dining scene, and a whole lot to see, do and experience. Of course, the city is also on the doorstep of some seriously beautiful French countryside – if you rent a car at Marseille Airport, you’re just a short drive from a land of lavender and olive groves, sweet almonds and wine. So whether you want to feel the city buzz, or see the calm countryside and the stunning Marseille Calanques, just book flights to Marseilles with Ryanair - you’ll be happy you did!
Population
Marseille urban area: 1,587,000
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Marseille is a cultural centre in France with historical and maritime museums, lovely architecture and beautiful nature in the form of parks and a stunning beach. Visit the main harbour and take a stroll around the Abbaye Saint Victor.
Château d'If

This is France’s very own Alcatraz, built in 1527 and used as a prison in the 17th century. This place was the inspiration for Alexandre Dumas’ novel, “The Count of Monte Cristo”.

​Address: Château d’If, L’Archipel du Frioul, Marseille​Phone: +33 06 03 06 25 26​Website: www.if.monuments-nationaux.fr​Opening hours: Opening hours depend on the seasonSubway: Boat leaving from the Quai des Belges (Vieux Port)
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

The defining symbol of Marseille, towers on a hilltop 154 metres above the city, with the gilded statue of the Virgin Mary stretching skywards. The views from up here are simply stunning.

​Address: Rue Fort du Sanctuaire, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 13 40 80​Website: www.notredamedelagarde.com
Vieux Port Fish Market

There is a bustling fish market in the Vieux Port well worth exploring. The intense smell of fish and salty sea contribute to making this experience one you will not forget. Why not buy some fresh fish and cook the Marseille specialty “Bouillabaisse”?

​Address: Quai des Belges, Marseille​Opening hours: DailySubway: Métro Vieux Port
Abbaye Saint Victor

Abbaye Saint Victor is Marseille’s oldest church. The abbey is built by the graves of Marseille’s first martyrs. This church is claimed to be well worth a visit.

​Address: 3 Rue de l'Abbaye, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 96 11 22 60​Website: www.saintvictor.netSubway: Vieux Port
Le Musée d'Histoire de Marseille

This is an interesting and well visited museum with artefacts stretching back to the foundation of the city and. You can find it ideally located next to the Old Port.

​Address: 2, rue Henri-Barbusse, Marseille ​Phone: +33 4 91 55 36 00Subway: Métro Vieux Port
Prado Beach

Located at the end of the corniche is Marseille’s main sand beach. With a steady breeze, the beach is excellent for kite-flying or a first windsurfing lesson.

​Address: Plage du Prado, 46 Rue des Mousses, Marseille​More info: Near Avenue Pierre Mendès
Parc Borély

Parc Borély is a stunning 40 hectare park situated near Prado beach. As well as the 18th-century château, there are the superbly well maintained English, French and botanical gardens and a rowing lake.

​Address: Avenue du Parc Borély, Marseille
Musée des Docks Romains

Musée des Docks Romains is situated on the site of a Roman docks warehouse discovered after the war. Here you can find a range of impressive artefacts on display which were discovered when the old harbour was rebuilt.

​Address: 10 Place Vivaux, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 55 36 00­ Subway: Métro Vieux Port
La Cité Radieuse - Le Corbusier’s Unité d’Habitation

Designed in 1946 and completed in 1952, La Cité Radieuse pioneered the modernist block of flats. Each apartment is different from the other.

​Address: 280 Boulevard Michelet, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 16 78 00​Website: www.hotelcorbusier.com
L'OM

Olympique de Marseille is the official football club in Marseille, based at the Stade Vélodrome arena. Attending a football game here is a lot of fun thanks to the lively atmosphere, even if you are not really that into football!

​Address: 3 Boulevard Michelet, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 29 14 50​Website: www.om.net
La Corniche

Enjoy this romantic walkway along the sea and the stunning views that it provides. Here you will see the Câteau d'If as well as les Calanques.

​Address: Corniche du Président John F Kennedy, Marseille
La Place Castellane

This is an impressive roundabout where many tourist photos have been taken. The focal point is a large fountain and sculpture, and there are several cafés in the neighbourhood.

​Address: Place Castellane, Marseille
Les Calanques

A "calanque" is per definition an inlet, cove or bay and the ones you find outside Marseille are no less than mesmerizing. The impressive limestone formations and the turquoise waters provide an excellent retreat. There are a wide range of sporting activities available here, as well as plenty of relaxation for the weary.

​Address: Les Calanques de Marseille, Marseille
La Vielle Charité

The 17th century meant a cruel repression of beggars in France and in Marseille many of them were imprisoned. Alms houses were opened to serve as workhouses for beggars and this specific building was just that - an alms house. Nowadays the building is a cultural centre, housing among other things museums such as the Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology and the Museum of Art of Africa, Oceania and Amerindia.

​Address: 2 Rue de la Charité, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 14 58 80
Jardin des Vestiges

This archaeological site was discovered as they were starting to build a shopping centre in 1967. The garden is an interesting mix of Greek and Roman remains. The majority of finds are ruins of the old port.

​Address: Rue de la Reine Elisabeth, Marseille
Palais du Pharo

On the left hand side of the port you can find Palais du Pharo, a congress building ideally located in a park with great views of the water and islands. This place is claimed to be well worth a visit when in Marseille.

​Address: 58 Boulevard Charles Livon, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 14 64 95​Website: www.palaisdupharo.marseille.fr
Palais Longchamp

Palais Longchamp is an extraordinary, majestic building right in the middle of the city that throws you years back in time with its ornamental staircases and large fountains. The building hosts the Musée des Beaux-Arts and the Natural History Museum.

​Address: Blvd du Jardin Zoologique, Marseille
Memorial De La Marseillaise

The Memorial De La Marseillaise tells the story of Marseille and the French National Anthem. It can be found on a little street and the staff is very guest friendly.

​Address: 23-25 rue Thubaneau, Marseille​Website: www.vert-marine.com
OK Corral

OK Corral is a Western themed amusement park, a great outing for the whole family. You can try waterslides, different rides and much more. The park is located near Cuges-les-Pins outside Marseille.

​Address: RN 8. F-13780, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 42 73 80 05​Website: www.okcorral.fr
Villa Mediterrane

This impressive building houses the Villa Mediterrane. It is well worth a visit only for its architecture. Inside you can enjoy exhibitions that cover both marine life and history.

​Address: Quai de la Tourette, Marseille​Phone: +33 495 09 42 70​Website: www.villa-mediterranee.org
Marseille has a culinary menu heavily influenced by its surroundings. Fish dominates, and one dish in particular - bouillabaisse. This fish soup combines a variety of fish with saffron, fennel and orange zest. It is served with rouille, a garlic and chilli-flavoured mayonnaise. Olive oil, herbs, fresh fruit and vegetables are also abundant parts of Marseille cuisine.
Le Miramar

This restaurant is located in the heart of the Vieux Port with all the other up-market fish restaurants. Le Miramar has established a reputation as being the place to go for bouillabaisse.

​Address: 12, quai du Port, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 91 10 40​Website: www.lemiramar.frSubway: Métro Vieux Port
Les Arcenaulx

It is a diverse crowd that throngs to this intellectual restaurant that also functions as a bookshop, salon de thé and a Provençal produce seller. Dishes include the classic Filet de bœuf “Rossini” and set menus.

​Address: 25 Cours Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 59 80 30​Website: www.les-arcenaulx.comSubway: Métro Vieux Port
La Table du Fort

La Table du Fort is a quality restaurant and popular with the locals. It is located close to the old harbour and has a trendy feeling with modern interior.

​Address: 8, Rue Fort Notre Dame, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 33 97 65​Website: www.latabledufort.frSubway: Métro Vieux Port
Chez Michel

Chez Michel has traditional, old school cooking and is an extremely good establishment for bouillabaisse. The fish is even presented to you before cooking.

​Address: 6 rue des Catalans, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 52 30 63​Website: www.restaurant-michel-13.frSubway: Métro Vieux Port
L’Epuisette

L’Epuisette is located in the old port of "Vallon des Auffes", providing a magical backdrop with great views of the sea and fishing boats close by. The cuisine is gourmet Mediterranean and it is appreciated both by locals and tourists alike.

​Address: Vallon des Auffes, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 52 17 82​Website: www.l-epuisette.fr​Opening hours: Tue-Sat
Chez Toinou

Outside of Chez Toinou there is a stall that sells high quality crustaceans. The restaurant itself serves pretty much all the seafood you can imagine: crab, shrimp, mussels, crayfish, sea urchin, oysters... and the list goes on.

​Address: 3 Cours Saint-Louis, Marseille​Phone: +33 811 45 45 45 ​Website: www.toinou.com
Le Café Thaï

This traditional Thai restaurant has an exquisite patio garden. Here the flavourful food comes together with an inspiring and fun environment.

​Address: 136 Rue du Rouet, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 25 44 45​Website: www.lecafethai.com
Nul Part Ailleurs

Nul Part Ailleurs serves lunch and dinner in the old port area which means it is located in close proximity to many of the city's sights. The menu holds Provencal cuisine, grilled meat, pasta and pizza.

​Address: 18, Quai de Rive Neuve, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 33 58 95​Website: www.restaurantnulpartailleurs.com​Opening hours: Not open for lunch on Sundays
Le Petit Nice

Le Petit Nice is probably Marseille’s best eatery, boasting two Michelin stars. This delightfully modern haute-cuisine firmly rooted in southern Europe is claimed to be well worth paying for.

​Address: Anse de Maldorme, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 592 592​Website: www.passedat.fr
Restaurant LMB

LMB Marseille inside the Grand Tonic Hotel has a varied menu containing both fish and meat dishes. The famous Bouillabaisse fish soup can be found in four different versions here.

​Address: 43 Quai des Belges, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 33 14 82​Website: www.restaurant-marseille-lmb.com​More info: Located at the Grand Tonic Hotel
Les Trois Forts

Make sure you book a table at this restaurant in advance, and ask for the corner table to get the best views of the Old Port. Gourmet restaurant Les Trois Forts lies on the top floor of the hotel Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port.

​Address: 36, boulevard Charles Livon, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 15 59 56​Website: www.sofitel.com​More info: Inside the Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port
La Côte de Boeuf

Being in Marseille you might at some point get tired of all the seafood. If you do, you should check out La Côte de Boeuf. This place boasts gigantic steaks grilled close to perfection accompanied by an extensive wine list.

​Address: 35 Cours Honore d'Estienne d'Orves, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 33 00 25 ​Website: www.lacotedeboeuf.net
Club House Vieux Port

The buffet you will find at this restaurant are more than enough to please just about anybody. It does not matter what you are in the mood for, you will find everything and more on these tables loaded with fine meats, salads, seafood, an astonishing selection of cheeses and of course dessert and pastries as well.

​Address: 150 Quai du Port, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 13 20 11 32​Website: www.clubhousevieuxport.fr
Restaurant Peron

This restaurant is beautifully situated on a cliff overlooking the sea, with the possibility of sitting inside or outside on the terrace. The best time to go is in the evening so you get to experience the stunning sunset during your meal.

​Address: 56 Corniche Kennedy, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 52 15 22​Website: www.restaurant-peron.com
Le Charles Livon

Le Charles Livon is a gastronomic sensation, offering culinary treats like lemon confit, beetroot mousse and beef tenderloin. The food is presented in a creative and appealing way and the service is swift and friendly.

​Address: 89 Boulevard Charles Livon, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 52 22 41​Website: www.charleslivon.fr
Numerous little shops and boutiques clutter the small streets in Le Panier, the oldest part of Marseille, whilst the trendy spots are located in the south around the bohemian area of Cours Julien and Place Jean-Jaurès.
Noailles

This is a hard place to miss with its intriguing exterior and retro interior. Serving a host of coffees from all over the world, this is the place to sample great coffee.

​Address: 68 Boulevard Saint-Jean, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 25 61 61​Website: www.noailles.com
Le Café de la Banque

Le Café de la Banque is a classic Parisian-style café and bistro that seems unchanged by time. This place is very nice and cosy for a cup of coffee.

​Address: 24 Boulevard Paul Peytral, Marseille​Phone: +33 04 91 33 35 07​Website: www.lecafedelabanque.com
Victor Café

Victor Café is very popular for its amazing brunch. The dishes are beautifully decorated and the staff is very friendly and professional.

​Address: 71 Boulevard Charles Livon, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 88 00 46 00​Website: www.victorcafemarseille.com​More info: Victor Café is located inside the New Hotel of Marseille complex
Biscuit & Biscuit

This café makes you work up an appetite then sit back and enjoy a nice cup of coffee. Make your own ceramic artefact before indulging in lovely sweets.

​Address: 9 Rue de Lodi, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 8426 7496​Website: www.biscuit-et-biscuit.com
Café Populaire

Whether you come during the day for a cup of coffee and lunch or at night time for a drink, the snug and friendly atmosphere will pull you in. This charming and stylish bistro has a lot to offer.

​Address: 110 Rue Paradis, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 02 53 96
Marseille is all about bar culture - whether it be sipping an aperitif at an outside table in the late evening sun, or standing around a bar chatting with friends, drinking beer and snacking on olives. The city’s cultural diversity means there is a little bit of everything in Marseille to suit all tastes. Locals really go for it, partying into the morning hours, especially during the summer.
La Part des Anges

La Part des Anges is a great little bar for connoisseurs of good wine or those wanting to learn more. You can find it ideally located in the city centre.

​Address: 33 Rue Sainte, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 33 55 70​Website: www.lapartdesanges.com
Le Carré

Le Carré is a chic bar attached to a hotel, complete with grand piano. It has superb cocktails, around 30 whiskies (some aged over 60 years) and 15 champagnes.

​Address: 36 Boulevard Charles Livon, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 15 59 60​Website: www.sofitel.com​Opening hours: 8 am-1 am
Le Bar de la Marine

Le Bar de la Marine is a beautifully decorated 1930's bar made famous by French author Pagnol who used to frequent it. This place is really buzzing during the weekends.

​Address: 15 Quai Rive Neuve, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 54 95 42
Espace Julien

Espace Julien is the place to see live music in Marseille. Here you will find everything ranging from hip hop, jazz and reggae to chanson française.

​Address: 39, Cours Julien, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 24 34 10​Website: www.espace-julien.com
Ice Club Bazar

Ice Club Bazar likes throwing big parties for trendy clubbers who love to party. There are four bars and an outside VIP area, enjoy.

​Address: 90 Boulevard Rabatau, Marseille​Phone: +33 6 58 52 15 15​Website: www.bazariceclub.com
La Caravelle

Ideally located in the port, La Caravelle has become an institution in Marseille. This is a good place to enjoy a couple of drinks, breakfast or brunch or maybe some French cooking in the evening.

​Address: 34 quai du port, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 90 36 64​Website: www.lacaravelle-marseille.com
Le Paradisio

Le Paradisio invites the in-crowd to the suburbs of Marseille to party until dawn. This is the place to go for DJ’s, techno music and the ever so festive crowd.

​Phone: +33 6 61 82 50 38​Website: www.leparadiso.fr
Le Trolleybus

Le Trolleybus has been a popular club in Marseille for many years. Here you can listen to everything from punk rock to retro music while you play a game of boule.

​Address: 22, quai Rive Neuve, Marseille​Phone: +33 91 54 30 45​Website: www.letrolley.com
Dock des Suds

This multicultural place offers music from the whole world. Dock des Suds showcases some of the world’s best musicians from countries like Cameroon and South Korea.

​Address: 12 rue Urbain V, 2e, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 9199 0000​Website: www.dock-des-suds.org
Espace Julien

If you are looking for a theatre venue to go for various cultural events you can go to the Espace Julien. Come here for concerts, shows and cabarets.

​Address: 39 cours Julien, 6e, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 9124 3410​Website: www.espace-julien.com
The Shamrock

This Irish pub can be found on the Old Port. The Shamrock is great for drinking beers and watching sports. They also host various events, like Saint Patrick's Day.

​Address: 16/17, quai Rive Neuve, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 33 11 01​Website: www.pub-shamrock.com
O’Brady’s

Another good Irish pub is the O’Brady’s. Here you can enjoy a beer or two in a cosy atmosphere in the company of good friends. They also host live bands and sport events.

​Address: 378 avenue de Mazargues, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 71 53 71​Website: www.obradys.com​Opening hours: Daily
The Red Lion

The Red Lion can be found in the southern parts of Marseille ideally located near the beach. This bustling British pub offers a genuine British feel, live concerts and sports.

​Address: 231 av Pierre Mendès, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 25 17 17​Website: www.pub-redlion.com
Arty Party Club Privé

At Le Trolleybus you can go to the Arty Party Club Privé. This hot club offers a mix of cultures, art and personalities, everything to create an unforgettable evening.

​Address: Le Club Arty, Trolleybus, 24 quai de Rive Neuve, Marseille​Phone: +33 6 30 18 33 91​Website: www.letrolley.com
Le Duke

The cosy bar and music venue Le Duke caters to most tastes, but is an ideal spot for rock fans. Here you can enjoy a drink in the dimmed lightening while listening to DJ's.

​Address: 59 Rue d’Endoume, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 90 74 21​Website: www.ledukebistrotmoderne.com
Polikarpov

The Polikarpov is a famous bar ideally located near the Old Port. This is a good place to try some vodka or aperitifs. You can also enjoy a drink outside on the terrace.

​Address: 24 Cours Estienne d'orves, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 52 70 30​Website: www.lepolikarpov.com​Opening hours: Daily
Marseille’s main shopping areas are in the centre and southern parts of town and cater to all tastes, from Côte D’Azur luxury and large department stores to quirky little boutiques and stores. The Centre Bourse, a massive shopping centre a stone’s throw away from the Vieux Port, is a great place for getting all your shopping done under the same roof. South of the shopping centre is La Canebière, which is to Marseille what the Champs Elysées is to Paris. Combined with rue Ferréol, rue de Rome and rue de Paradis, they make up the major shopping area in the city and include local and national designer stores. Rue de la Tour is your best bet for serious designer luxury, including chic evening wear at Diable Noir. If you want smaller shops then head to the Cours Julien area, which has built up a reputation as an alternative, bohemian quarter. The area is also great for food and antique markets at weekends. Le Panier, Marseille’s oldest neighbourhood, is the best place for local produce. Rue des Petits Puits and places des Pistoles are good streets for Provençal pottery and shops selling lavender soap and olive-based goodies. La Maison de Pastis, with 65 different pastis and absinthes as well as a tasting room, is worth stumbling across, and then out of.
Vieux Port Fish Market

There is a bustling fish market in the Vieux Port well worth exploring. The intense smell of fish and salty sea contribute to making this experience one you will not forget. Why not buy some fresh fish and cook the Marseille specialty “Bouillabaisse”?

​Address: Quai des Belges, Marseille​Opening hours: DailySubway: Métro Vieux Port
Les Terrasses du Port

In May 2014 a new shopping experience opened its doors, Les Terrasses du Port. This waterfront shopping mall is ideally located north of the port and offers a unique building complex full of shops, restaurants and a fitness park.

​Address: 9 Quai du Lazaret, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 96 11 42 90​Website: www.lesterrassesduport.com
Main Shopping Areas

Marseille’s main shopping areas are in the centre and southern parts of town and cater to all tastes, from Côte D’Azur luxury and large department stores to quirky little boutiques and stores.

Centre Bourse

The Centre Bourse is a massive shopping centre, with about sixty stores and department stores, a stone’s throw away from the Old Port. It is a great place for getting all your shopping done under the same roof.

​Address: 17 Cours Belsunce, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 14 00 50​Website: www.centre-bourse.com
La Canebière

South of the shopping centre is La Canebière, which is to Marseille what the Champs Elysées is to Paris. Combined with rue Ferréol, rue de Rome and rue de Paradis, they make up the major shopping area in the city and include local and national designer stores.

​Address: La Canebière, Marseille
Rue de la Tour

Rue de la Tour is your best bet for serious designer luxury, including chic evening wear at Diable Noir. If you are looking for something nice to wear for the evening you can head here.

​Address: 5 Rue de la Tour, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 55 66 33​Website: www.diablenoir.com
Cours Julien Area

If you want smaller shops then head to the Cours Julien area, which has built up a reputation as an alternative, bohemian quarter. The area is also great for food and antique markets at weekends.

​Address: Cours Julien, Marseille
Le Panier Area

Le Panier, Marseille’s oldest neighbourhood, is the best place for local produce. Rue des Petits Puits and places des Pistoles are good streets for Provençal pottery and shops selling lavender soap and olive-based goodies.

​Address: Le Panier, Marseille
La Maison de Pastis

La Maison de Pastis offers 65 different pastis and absinthes. They also have a tasting room which is worth stumbling across, and then out of.

​Address: 108 Quai du Port, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 90 86 77​Website: www.lamaisondupastis.com
Stradivarius

In the same genre as Mango and Zara you find Stradivarius. Racks with the latest fashion wear, together with high heels, ballerinas, scarves and accessories fill the shop.

​Address: 74-76 Rue Saint Ferreol, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 004 000​Website: www.stradivarius.com
Zara

This world famous brand soon has a store in every mid-size town and in Marseille you can find one of them at Les Terrasses du Port. Zara offers the latest fashion for men, women and children, everything from street wear to the more up-dressed look.

​Address: Les Terrasses du Port, 9, Quai du Lazaret, Marseille​Website: www.zara.com
Galeries Lafayette

Galeries Lafayette is one of the most spectacular department stores. You will find the most prestigious designer and cosmetics labels. This is also home to huge toy, jewellery, house ware and delicatessen departments.

​Address: Rue St Ferréol, Centre Bourse, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 96 11 35 00​Website: www.galerieslafayette.com
Monoprix

Monoprix is one of the most famous chains in France. Here you can find everything from food, cosmetics and interior design to affordable clothing.

​Address: 9/11 avenue du Prado, Marseille​Website: www.monoprix.fr
Centre Bonneveine

In the southern part of Marseille, in the eights district to be exact, you can find the bustling Centre Bonneveine. The Centre Bonneveine offers more than 60 shops, a cinema, restaurants and supermarket.

​Address: 112 Avenue de Hambourg, Marseille​Phone: +33 491 16 35 20​Website: www.bonneveine.com
The Grand Littoral Retail Park

If you go to the northern part of Marseille you will find The Grand Littoral Retail Park. This shopping centre is one of the biggest in Europe. You can find it all here, fashion, food, bars and much more.

​Address: 11 Avenue de Saint-Antoine, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 09 88 00​Website: www.marseille-grand-littoral.fr
Centre Valentine and Printemps

The beautiful shop Printemps offers fashion and accessories. Printemps is located inside the large Centre Valentine, in the outskirts of Marseille. In the shopping centre there is a plethora of shops including independent boutiques.

​Address: Traverse de la Sablière, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 45 65 00​Website: www.printemps.com / www.centrevalentine.fr
Cours Julien Market

Cours Julien is located near the large street Cours Lieutaud. This little street hosts various markets and one of the most popular ones is the farmer’s market on Wednesdays.

​Address: Cours Julien, Marseille
Avenue du Prado Market

Next to the court house you can find the Avenue du Prado Market. The Avenue du Prado Market offers almost everything - food, clothes, knick-knacks, fruits and vegetables. Do not forget to bring a big wallet and a big shopping bag.

​Address: Avenue du Prado, Marseille
Good buys

Provence has a lot to offer and when in Marseille you should take the opportunity to have a look at some of the region's best buys. One of the most famous traditional crafts is soap. You should also have a look at the pétanque balls, claimed to be must-have items in the area of Provence. When it comes to food you should buy a Pastis drink and also try the local beer La Cagole. Do not forget to also try the olive oil, honey and spices.

KIKO

KIKO is an Italian cosmetics shop that can be found in various locations throughout Europe. They offer a wide range of their own make-up and accessories, all at affordable prices.

​Address: 31 Rue Saint-Ferreol, Marseille​Phone: +33 4 91 54 93 26​Website: www.kikocosmetics.fr
Marseille Provence Airport

Marseille Provence Airport is located 30 kilometres from the town centre. A shuttle bus runs between the airport and Marseille’s train station, Gare Saint Charles, every 20 minutes, starting at 6.10 am and running until 10.50 pm. After this buses are scheduled to tie in with arriving flights. Buses run from the train station to the airport every 20 minutes, from 5.30 am to 9.50 pm.

​Website: www.mrsairport.com
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