2nd Arrondissement Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Marseille, step out and discover nearby areas such as 3rd Arrondissement, 1st Arrondissement, and 7th Arrondissement.
2nd Arrondissement has a number of cultural attractions nearby that make great places to visit. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Musee de la Marine, the Musee des Docks Romains and the Musee des Beaux-Arts. To experience Marseille’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the gorgeous live performance venues such as the La Friche Belle de Mai, the Marseille Opera House and the Silo Concert Hall.
To surround yourself with nature, head to the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax. Stretch your legs and visit a local beach, for example the Plage des Catalans.
Spots such as La Plaine, the La Vieille Charite and the Jardin des Vestiges are great places to check out while you’re in 2nd Arrondissement. Marseille features some evocative reminders of the past; don’t miss the Fort Saint Jean, Pharo Palace and the Fort Saint Nicholas.
Hunt down a bargain, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at popular shopping destinations like Centre Bourse.
Those who are into sports can spend an afternoon cheering on the RC Toulon rugby union team in Winter and the Olympique de Marseille soccer team in winter at Velodrome Stadium, the sporting heart and soul of the city. When the full-time siren sounds, follow the throngs of local sports obsessives to a nearby pub and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
When it’s time to slow down after a busy day discovering the charming streets of 2nd Arrondissement, check in to one of the area’s numerous short and long stay accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Appart'City Marseille Euromed, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Marseille Vieux Port, or the Grand Tonic Hotel Marseille-Vieux Port.