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, numerous tourist visits (city museum, little train, Chateau d'If ...), tastings or discounts at certain merchants and cultural places. Book it on the Marseille Tourist Office website or directly at the Carré Vieux Port Marseille Hotel.
By train or bus
The Little Train of Marseille offers 2 circuits: "Notre-Dame de la Garde" (stroll along the famous Corniche Kennedy, to then go up towards the basilica) or "Panier" which borrows the small alleys of the old Marseilles district.
With the Marseille Color Büs Bus, get to know Marseille in every detail. This double-decker bus offers 13 stops in different parts of the city. The complete tour lasts around 1 hour 30 minutes, but remember that you can go up or down whenever you want.
Discover Marseille in unlimited The Marseille City Pass
The Bay of Marseille Creeks
"Marseille Calanques Cruise" offers several formulas: 6 or 12 creeks, Chateau d'If and Marseille Bay or swimming in the heart of the creeks. However, check the weather! For walks, the application, "MES CALANQUES", which can be downloaded to your phones, gives you all the information in real time, offers you different trails depending on the difficulty levels and geolocates you so you don't get lost.
Discovery and relaxation Swimming in the creeks
With the company “Croisières Marseille Calanques”, after a stroll along the harbor of Marseille passing through six sumptuous calanques, you will stop for a swim in the calanque of Sugiton. Don't forget your swimsuit and sunscreen for this unique and essential activity in the region!
And above all, know that the Carré Vieux Port Hotel lends you masks, snorkels and fins at the reception. Ask us for your size.
Discover the city in an ecological way The bike
The city of Marseille provides you with bikes, from terminals, which you can borrow with your credit card (first half-hour free then € 1 per hour). The rental instructions are indicated on the terminals. Take your bike, go for a walk, then drop it off at another location! Three terminals are located less than 100m from the Hotel. Before your departure, check availability via the website.
Unusual and practical Segway and Trolib
Supervised by professionals, you will visit the city by Segway! Generally, three circuits are proposed: "the Basket", "the Opera" and "The stopover Borély".
Visit an electric scooter (open from May to November). With family or friends, discover the city and the main tourist places (Vieux-Port, Hôtel de Ville, MuCEM, Major Cathedral, Joliette, Panier).
For football enthusiasts The Stade Vélodrome
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 lawn access tunnel and the edges of the pitch. Ask at the Tourist Office to book your tickets.
For the little ones Fun activities for children
You can book for a treasure hunt or a treasure hunt that will wander through the graffiti of Cours Julien. In addition, the Préau des Accoules welcomes children to share with them, in an innovative way, the culture of our beautiful Marseille. Remember to look at the list of theaters that often offer children's shows. But also, you can opt for a family cooking class.
Explore the harbor of Marseille Boat rental
The Carré Vieux Port hotel, a hotel near the Canebière in Marseille, offers to hire 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 boat tour 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 displayed on the city walls. Your hotel near the Canebière in Marseille is located just a 20-minute walk from Cours Julien.
For sportive people Self-service scooters
Since May 2019, several partners have made electric scooters available on the streets of Marseille. Just download the partner application, create a profile, enter your bank details and then scan the barcode on the scooter. That's it, it's your turn now. Be careful, don't underestimate your safety.