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Quai des Bleges, 13002 Marseille, France
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We've been in the place and rented scooters to make the whole pier. A lot of restaurants and movement.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GSG1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marseille is One of fhe oldest city in france. It s located on the mediteranean sea. Known for her old port with many boats on it.. Special view to the basilique de la Garde.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mariannemd18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Around since 600 B.C., this port seems to be the activity center of Marseille, based on what I saw during our April visit. Small fishing boats bob in the water. Residents buy fresh seafood at the fish market. Shops, restaurants and cafes abound. Tourists galore...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regarded as the "main centre" of Marseille life, the area is packed with shops, restaurants, bars and places of interest. You can ramble amongst the market stalls selling everything from fish to soap or just people watch from one of the many cafes and bars...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RWB2012
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 February 2019 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 February 2019

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 1 February 2019 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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18 September 2016|
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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!
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