By booking your room directly via our website, you are guaranteed to get the best prices for your business, family or discovery stay. For further information, contact the reception of the Hôtel Carré Vieux Port, your hotel in Marseille.

What to do in Marseille?
Unmissable activities

Explore Marseille from your family hotel
By little train or bus

The Petit Train de Marseille offers 2 circuits: " Notre-Dame de la Garde " (stroll along the famous Corniche Kennedy, to then go up to the basilica ) or " Basket " which follows the small alleys of the old Marseille district .

With the Bus Marseille Color Büs , get to know Marseille in great detail. This double-decker bus offers 13 stops in different areas of the city. The full tour lasts around 1h30 , but remember that you can get on or off whenever you want. The bus passes near our cheap hotel in Marseille .

Ballads in Tuk-Tuk Unusual visit of Marseille

Opt for a atypical discovery of Marseille ! The tuk tuk can hold up to 3 people , with a French or English guide. Several walks are available, between 1 hour and 3 hours , to discover the Quartier du Panier , the Old Port or the seaside , neighborhoods close to your cheap and family hotel in Marseille city center.

Unlimited discovering Marseille The Marseille City Pass

The most complete way to visit Marseille is to take the city pass ! Valid between 24 and 72 hours , you will benefit from unlimited transport , many tourist visits (city museum, small train, Chateau d ' If ...), tastings or reductions at certain merchants and cultural places. Book it on the website of the Marseille Tourist Office or directly at the Hotel Carré Vieux Port, your cheap hotel in Marseille .

The Bay of Marseilles Creeks

Cruise Marseille Calanques” offers several formulas: 6 or 12 creeks, Chateau d'If and Baie de Marseille or swimming in the heart of the creeks. However, be sure to check the weather! For walks, the application, "MY CALANQUES", downloadable on your phones, gives you all the information in real time, offers you different paths according to the levels of difficultyand geolocates you so you don't get lost.

More details in the "To see" tab of our website.

Discovery and relaxation Swimming in the creeks

With the company " Croisières Marseille Calanques ", after a stroll along the Marseille harbor passing through six sumptuous creeks , you will stop for a swim in the calanque de Sugiton . Don't forget your swimsuit and sunscreen , for this unique and essential activity in the region!

And above all, know that the Hotel Carré Vieux Port, family hotel in Marseille , lends you masks , snorkels and fins at the reception. Ask us for your size.

Discover Marseille while respecting the environment Soft mobility

Self-service bicycles

The city of Marseilles provides you with bicycles, from terminals, which you can borrow with your credit card (first half hour free then 1€ per hour). The instructions for the rental are indicated on the terminals. Take your bike, ride around, then drop it off at another location! Three terminals are located less than 100m from our affordable hotel. Before your departure, check availability via the website.

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Although cycling has not always been the priority in Marseille, a cycling plan has now been launched and if all goes well, by 2024, 3,600 secure bicycle parking spaces should be built. Bike parking, arches or even consigned and sheltered parking, you can park your bike without any worries in the Marseille capital.

Public transport

As far as public transport is concerned, you can find all the information you need for your trips (routes, timetables, etc.) on this link: schedules / https://www. 

At the reception of the Hôtel Carré Vieux-Port you will be able to buy your tickets at 1.80€/ticket. Many bus stops are near the hotel and will allow you to go to the beach, visit Notre-Dame de la Garde, the Muceum... In addition, the metro is a one-minute walk from the hotel, as are the maritime shuttles. This will allow you to travel at a lower cost while thinking about the environment!

Unusual and practical Segway et Trolib

Supervised by professionals , you will visit the city by Segway ! Generally, three circuits are offered: "the Basket", "the Opera" and "L'escale Borély".

Visit to electric scooter (open from May to November). With family or between friends , discover the city and the main tourist sites (Old Port, Town Hall, MuCEM, Cathedral of the Major, Joliette, Panier). < / p>

For football fans The Stade Velodrome

After three years of work, the city of Marseille is proud to present its new Vélodrome stadium ! Discover the panoramic lounge , the press room , the players' changing rooms , the tunnel access to the pitch and the edges of the land . Ask at the Tourist Office to book your tickets .

For the kids Fun activities for children

You can book for a treasure hunt or a treasure hunt which will take you through the middle of the graffiti of Cours Julien . In addition, the Préau des Accoules receives children in order to share with them, in an innovative way, the culture of our beautiful Marseille. Consider looking at the list of theaters that often have children's shows . But also, you can opt for a cooking class with the family. Ask at the reception of your family hotel .

Explore the harbor of Marseille Boat rental

The Carré Vieux Port hotel offers you to rent a boat in Marseille from rental professionals with its partner HeyCaptain ! Visit their website to find out more. You can take advantage of your visit to Marseille to spend a day aboard a cruise ship like Costa Diadema : private tour of the boat and lunch on board.

For art lovers Street Art

Passionate about art and graffiti ? This course is for you! Discover the small art galleries and the stories of Marseille Street Art artists . In the Cours Julien district , meet these modern art creators and their works exhibited on the walls of the city. Your family hotel near Marseille cruises is located just 20 minutes on foot from Cours Julien.

For sportive people Self-service scooters

Since May 2019 , several partners have made electric scooters available in the streets of Marseille. All you have to do is download the partner's application, create a profile, enter your bank details and then scan the bar code on the scooter. Voila, it's up to you to take a walk now. Be careful, don't underestimate your security.

Go shopping Hotel near La Canebière

A few steps from the Hotel Carré Vieux Port , is the famous Canebière . Built in the middle of the 17th century , it is today a must-see in Marseille . With its many restaurants , monuments , clothing and accessories shops , and even its many public transport , La Canebière is not to be missed in Marseille. Meet at our hotel near La Canebière to learn more about the history of this pretty avenue .

Meetings for the whole family Family hotel in Marseille

In our family hotel in Marseille , we provide families with a set of services to simplify your stay: cots , high chairs , etc. To keep your whole family occupied during your visit to the Phocaean City, we will be able to give you the right advice . Enjoy with family or friends in our family hotel in Marseille near La Canebière .

Discover the Mediterranean Hotel near cruises in Marseille

Our Hôtel Carré Vieux Port is ideally located in the town near many points of interest and in particular, close to the Old Port and its cruise ships . Every day, many cruise ships leave for the Mediterranean . For a day or a longer stay, discover the Big Blue . Our hotel is ideal for you to rest before your departure to sea .