Visit La Friche, an old tobacco factory that became a famous cultural center

La Friche la Belle de Mai, le Pôle Média and the Archives Municipales house (city’s archives) are located in this big building dating from the second half of the 19th Century. Today this giant...

Where to find Marseille youth hostels ?

Youth hostels, “auberges de jeunesse” in French, are the best option for adventurers on a low budget. The atmosphere is warm and lively and you always meet cool people. Some of the youth hotels...

Marseille for Jazz lovers

Did you know that Marseille used to be an avant-garde spot for Jazz music? It was even considered as the capital of Jazz in the middle of the 40’s. There is a real Jazz community...

Discover Marseille beautiful beaches

Did you know that before the end of the 70’s and despite its 42 km of coastline, Marseille did not have any facilities to easily access the sea? Today the city offers a rich diversity of...

Discover Marseille quirky museums

As every city Marseille has its national or classic museums. But more interesting are the quirky and secret museums of the blue city... places where you will learn about Marseille history and emblems like...

Visit our “quartiers nord” (Marseille north quarters)

Yes they have quite a bad reputation. Tourists avoid them, thinking about gunshots and thieves… But it’s just another cliché about our city. If you’re looking for authenticity, visit our “quartiers nord” and discover...

Marseille in one day – the authentic city

Obviously, it’s a real shame to have only one day to visit Marseille – so many treasures to discover!  But if you cannot stay longer, well, follow our guide! First time in our city?...

Marseille in one day – the green tour

Obviously, it’s a real shame to have only one day to visit Marseille – so many treasures to discover!  But if you cannot stay longer, well, follow our guide! First time in our city?...

Enjoy Marseille during your pregnancy

You’re travelling in Marseille and you’re pregnant ? Your destination is well chosen! To get some sunshine and breath the sea air is really good for your baby. With many activities for mums to be, Marseille...

Shows, plays, concerts, the best spots in Marseille

Fancy a nice concert? The Dôme, in Saint Just quarter, is the biggest auditorium of our city. It can host up to 8500 people and its line-up is focused on mainstream or popular music, comedies...

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