Iles du Frioul Vacations
For a real insiders view of Marseille, step out and explore surrounding areas like 7th Arrondissement, Roucas Blanc, and Marseille.
To really understand Marseille, head to one of its museums and theaters. Spend a quiet afternoon admiring the exhibits at the Musee des Docks Romains, the Centre de la Vieille Charite and the Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne. Book in for a lively show at the La Criee National Theater of Marseille.
If you are into nature, go and check out some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Get in touch with nature at one of the area’s beaches, for example the Plage des Catalans and Prado Beach.
Some popular Marseille attractions are in Iles du Frioul, such as the La Vieille Charite, the Abbaye de Saint Victor and the Notre-Dame de la Garde. For those who enjoy history, the region’s past comes vividly back to life at the Fort Saint Jean, Pharo Palace and the Fort Saint Nicholas.
Those who are into sports can cheer on the RC Toulon rugby union team in Winter and the Olympique de Marseille soccer team in winter at the iconic Velodrome Stadium, the sporting heart and soul of the city. After enjoying the game, follow the throngs of local sports fans to the nearby pubs and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Radisson Blu Hotel, Marseille Vieux Port, the New Hotel of Marseille, and the Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port.