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What to Do in Marseille: Must See Attractions

Marseille Attractions

You won't have any problem finding exciting things to do in Marseille. Familiarize yourself with some local history and check out all the best attractions in this charming city. Map out your travel itinerary now so you can hit the deck running when you arrive.

If you're ready to discover the best of Marseille, join a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have a friendly guide show you the most popular attractions. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our 388 fun activities in Marseille are also worth a look.

Things to Do in Marseille with Kids

There are lots of outstanding experiences in Marseille that the entire gang will enjoy. These are a few of the top family friendly experiences around.

Free Things to Do in Marseille

Vacationing on a tight budget in Marseille? Spend time, not your paycheck, on great experiences.

Musée Cantini - Chock-full of thought-provoking displays and objects, this place is a paradise for knowledge-hungry minds.

Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain - If you're eager to gain an insight into the cultural and artistic side of the region, make sure you drop by.

University of Aix-Marseille I - If you're into modern architecture and design, add this attraction to your sightseeing list.

Memorial De La Marseillaise - Visit this historic landmark and learn a little about the region's cultural heritage.

Palais Longchamps - Introduce yourself to a local and discover why many travelers drop by this place.

Saint Vincent de Paul Church - Spend a bit of time in meditation or prayer at this spiritual site.

Auffes Port - Keep an eye out for pretty shells and other ocean treasures scattered along the coastline here.

Massif des Calanques - It's easy to feel connected with Mother Earth at this spectacular place.

26th Centenary Park - Revitalize your mind, body and soul by spending a little time in nature.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Marseille

1st Arrondissement

Old Port of Marseille and Marseille Opera House are top sights in 1st Arrondissement, and you should be sure to explore the captivating waterfront views. Hop aboard the metro at Réformés-Canebière Metro Station or St. Charles Station to see more sights in the area.

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La Joliette

If you're spending time in La Joliette, you might enjoy attractions like Old Port of Marseille and Docks of Joliette. You might also enjoy the neighborhood's captivating waterfront views before hopping on the metro at Joliette Station to see more of the city.

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8th Arrondissement

Beaches, shopping, and waterfront views highlight some notable features of 8th Arrondissement. Make a stop by Calanques National Park or La Corniche while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Rond-Point du Prado Station or Perier Metro Station to get around town.

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6th Arrondissement

Spend some time visiting places like Notre-Dame de la Garde while getting to know 6th Arrondissement, and be sure to check out the waterfront views. You can hop aboard the metro at Castellane Station or Estrangin Station to see more of the area.

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Quartier du Panier

Quartier du Panier is known for its captivating waterfront views, and you can make a stop by Old Port of Marseille and La Vieille Charite while in the area.

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7th Arrondissement

The ample dining options and captivating waterfront views are top of the list for many visitors to 7th Arrondissement. A stop by Old Port of Marseille or La Corniche might round out your trip.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Marseille on a sunny day?

What should I not miss in Marseille?

Don't return home without ticking off the following list of incredible attractions:

  • Notre-Dame de la Garde
  • Chateau d'If
  • La Vieille Charite
  • Abbaye de Saint Victor

Are there cheap things to do in Marseille?

What can you do in Marseille for free?

You'll hardly have time to grab your wallet out of your pocket with so many great free things to do:

  • Abbaye de Saint Victor
  • Old Port of Marseille
  • Timone Hospital
  • Parc Borely