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Marseille's neighbourhoods

Where should I go out in Marseille ? Here, you can find all the necessary info to get to know the central neighbourhoods of Marseille.


© Marseille Tourisme

What can you do here?

  • Shops of all kinds: jewellers, textiles, convenience stores, etc.

  • Tunisian fast-food restaurants, kebab, tacos

    • ❤️ La saveur chez Nadia, for great couscous and tajines!

What can you visit?

  • 🏛️ Porte d'Aix: Marseille's Arc de Triomphe

For some fresh air:

  • 🌳 Jardin des Vestiges: park with archaeological remains of the Roman road


© Tarpin bien

👍 Multicultural neighbourhood, one of the liveliest in Marseille

What can you do here?

  • La Canebière: Marseille's iconic street

  • Herboristerie du Père Blaize: for all kinds of medicinal plants

Where to shop?

  • Noailles market

    • 🕒 Monday to Saturday: 8am - 7pm

💭 Let yourself be carried away by the good smells of the Marché de Noailles


© Marseille City Life

👍 A district with a diverse and varied atmosphere

What can you see here?

  • 🎶 Opéra de Marseille: a blend of 18th-century and Art Deco styles

  • 🏛️ Palais de la Bourse: now the Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • L'Ombrière: huge mirrored ceiling, created by Norman Foster

💭 Take photos of yourself and your friends in the reflection of L'Ombrière!

Le Panier

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👍 Mythical neighbourhood, the oldest in the city

What can you see here?

  • Street art 🖼️ on every street corner

  • The narrow streets and terraces of cafés and restaurants

    • ❤️ Latté, where you can eat local food on the terrace

  • 🏛️ La Vieille Charité, home to several museums

    • 🎨 Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology

    • 🎨 Museum of African, Oceanic and Amerindian Art

For some fresh air:

  • 🌳 Place des Moulins

  • 🏛️ Hôtel Dieu

La Joliette

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👍 Economic heart of the city

What can you visit?

  • Les Terrasses du Port shopping centre 👕

  • 🎨 Mucem : museum dedicated to Mediterranean civilisations

  • 🎨 FRAC Sud : contemporary art museum

  • Cathédrale de La Major : one of the city's emblematic landmarks

💭 Stroll along the promenade behind the Mucem by the sea

Le Pharo

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👍 Quiet, restful neighbourhood

What can you do here?

  • 🎨 Marseille Underwater Museum: underwater tours

To get some fresh air:

  • 🌳 Parc Emile Duclaux, Jetée des Catalans

  • 🏖️ Plage des Catalans



👍 A lively and touristy neighbourhood

What can you see here?

  • Intriguing narrow streets and typical Marseille houses

  • Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde : 19th-century basilica. 🕒 7am - 6pm

💭 Enjoy the 360° view from the Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde


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