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“vieux port”(184 reviews)
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Quai des Bleges, 13002 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The vieux port is the centre of this beautiful city, it may not be the official centre but it seems that everyone and everything passes by. In a sunny day it's lovely, take the time to sit in one of the restaurants with outside area...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank U6723CNpedrom
Reviewed 2 days ago

besides being the gate to far away travels you can find there local fishermen with catch of the day, watch seagulls playing and just relax. Its quite modern and missing a big the "spirit"

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank petrfromprague79
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good photos and ideal for a drink or meal overlooking the port. You can get a little ferry for less than a euro across the harbour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eve108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's just a great place just to strool or have dinner in front of the harbour like we did. Really lively place

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank helene090578
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stroll along the quais, take the ferry called Cesar at 0,50€ and you’ ll be part of Marcel Pagnol’s local folklore. Stroll in the quartier de l’ Arsenal and try to avoid all the tourist traps selling you “La vrai Bouillabaise” . Best address for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank patrickruymen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a sunny day it's a very cool place there's plenty of restaurants near by but get ready to spend a lot of money

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice area, all the little boats are docked here and there is the fish market in the morning, it felt like typical Marseille. Loads of restaurants, cafes and shops around. Its a lovely area to walk around and offers great sights of the 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravelNat80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the port of Marseille and were impressed by the 150 foot tall mirrored bottom pavilion. It was a bright sunny day and we strolled under the canopy and looking up we saw ourselves. We huddled around our camera and took a selfie. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to amble around the port in the sunshine and have an ice cream. Beautiful scenery with sea and mountains. A must see whilst in Marseille.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chictravel5
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Visited in mid January, it was cold but glorious sunshine. There were fresh fish vendors by the port in the morning. There were plenty of restaurants and bars on both sides of the port, a lovely place to have a casual stroke. Or you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from yvetteb4510 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely! I agree with previous answer that you should take a taxi TO the area but once you are there 2-3 hrs is fine. Some shops but mostly restaurants and boats...lots of boats!