Welcome to Provence, to the land of Cezanne, Matisse and Picasso’s light, where so may contemporary artists live.
Along with the old harbor of Marseille “Le Vieux Port” and Claude Nicolas Ledoux’s fortress, facing the sea and the If Castle, close to ships departing to mediterranean countries, is where one of the best European destination is situated. An area with two brand new pieces of contemporary architecture: the prestigious and worldwide acclaimed Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations and Villa Méditerranée.
To organize your stay
The city benefits a full range of accommodations from youth hotels to palaces. Please, browse the Tourism Office of Marseille website. We suggest you to stay for longer time to enjoy the plethora of sights to see in Provence, the world class museums, art, music and photography festivals and more activities, as the ones in Aix-en-Provence and Arles.
This international airport connects the world. Shuttle brings you downtown every 15 min. every day in 25 minutes.
Fast TGV trains bring you from Paris in 3 hours and from many other cities in France and in Europe at a 300 km/h speed.