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Spend your next holiday in the form of a city trip to Marseille! The harbour town attracts with its beautiful old town and numerous cultural highlights! Also the location directly at the sea radiates a maritime flair everywhere and provides for some culinary delicacies. Rent your holiday apartment in Marseille with Holidu and let the charm work on you!
Things to know about Marseille
Holidays in Marseille - a metropolis of millions with charm
Located directly on the Golf du Lion in south-east France, Marseille is the most important French port and one of the most important European seaports awaiting you. Located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Marseille is the capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône département and, with an impressive 852,516 inhabitants, the second largest city in France after Paris. If you include the surrounding municipalities and consider the metropolitan area of Communauté urbaine Marseille Provence Métropole in its entirety, there are as many as 1.53 million people living here. The landscape of Marseille is protected by mountains and situated in a natural harbour. The coast is characterized by rugged rock formations and steep slopes and in the hinterland,
the massif of the Calanques, elevations of up to 710 metres await you. A special feature is the Étang de Berre, a large inland waterway that is connected to the sea only by a narrow channel and is used for shellfish farming. You can reach Marseille by your own car, but the plane is also a comfortable alternative. An optimal public transport network, consisting of buses, trams and underground lines, awaits you on site, so that you can also make good progress in Marseille without your own car. Book the ideal vacation rental in Marseille today and enjoy the Mediterranean climate. Find the right accommodation with Holidu.
Discover the beautiful port city of Marseille
Together with the Slovak city of Košice, Marseille was the European Capital of Culture in 2013 and rightly so. The changeable history of the city can be seen today at numerous buildings as the Notre-Dame de la Garde and of course the old harbour. But also numerous museums such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts, with many paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries and the Musée Cantini, with numerous sculptures by the famous sculptor Jules Cantini and many more make the city a hotspot for all city travellers and culture lovers. In addition, Marseille has a lot to offer for active holidaymakers with the Parc National des Calanques on its doorstep, with many kilometres of superbly developed hiking trails and a fantastically wild coast.
A special tip is to visit the Calanque de Morgiou, a sheltered bay on both sides of the rock, which is popular with rock climbers. From one of the countless apartments and apartments in Marseille, you can explore the beautiful surroundings on day trips. Because of its ideal location by the sea, Marseille offers you the opportunity to see the city from the water during a boat trip. Let the maritime flair work on you and rent today with Holidu the suitable vacation home in Marseille. Discover the cultural highlights, as well as the numerous sights and culinary delights and enjoy your holiday!
Did you know that Zinédine Zidane is from Marseille?
Top 5 travel tips for your stay in Marseille
1st In Marseille you must visit the wonderful old town! Behind the town hall begins the old town centre of the town, called "Le Panier". Here you will find numerous buildings worth seeing, such as the Diamond House. Its façade consists of rough, hewn stones, which resemble diamonds. Also the decoration of the stairs is unique in Marseille in this way!
2nd In MuCEM, a place for all those interested in anthropology, history, archaeology, art history and modern art, you will find several museums and architectural highlights. There is also a Mediterranean garden, cafés and an area for open-air events.
3. Visit the Château d'If. A ferry connection takes you to the Château, which played an important role in the past. At that time numerous Protestants were thrown into the dungeons there. The most famous prisoner was José Custodio Faria,
which will never be forgotten by Alexandre Dumas' novel "The Count of Monte Cristo"!
The Frioul Islands are also worth a visit. The four islands are in front of Marseille and consist of limestone: Pomègues, Ratonneau, If and Tiboulen. The unique relief of the islands was formed by the mistral wind and represents a unique sight. The islands invite you to stay and entice with great bays and sandy beaches.
5. Marseilles town hall itself is also very worth seeing. The beautiful baroque building impresses with numerous small details on the facade. You will also learn a lot about what happened in the early years between Handel and Magistrate.
Find your ideal accommodation in Marseille with Holidu
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Cottage with washing machine? Apartment with balcony? Enter your criteria and you will only receive suitable offers for vacation rentals or apartments in Marseille!
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about vacation rentals in Marseille
Considering the average price of $124.82 per night, Marseille lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in France.What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Marseille?
According to our data from the previous year, the months that are the cheapest in Marseille are March, February and December, with average prices from $108.34, $109.81, and $110.92, respectively.In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Marseille?
Following the data observed in 2019, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August ($155.35), July ($152.85), and June ($134.48).Is Marseille a good location for a last-minute getaway?
When visiting Marseille, we recommend you to think ahead as 53% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.Which months offer the highest availability?
The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Marseille are May (the average amount of properties that are free reached 70.75% of the total in 2019), April (68.75%), and March (67%).Which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals??
Vacation rentals in Marseille reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 25.4%. The second most requested month is September, with 33.75%, and third is October with 36.25%.How many vacation rentals are there in Marseille?
We have collected the offers from 25 different partners in Marseille, so we can offer you around 2100 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!