Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Marseille

The area's museums and cathedral are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Marseille. This city's cafes, boating and shopping draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include La Vieille Charite and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Marseille

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Marseille a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Marseille La Salette (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Allauch-Marseille Golf (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Chateau de la Buzine (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Eurocopter (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Aix-Marseille Golf (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Sainte-Victoire Golf (15.5 mi / 25 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Marseille

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Marseille is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montagne Sainte Victoire (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Jardin des Vestiges (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Palais Longchamps (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • 26th Centenary Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Plage des Catalans (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Parc Borely (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Marseille

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Marseille Saint Charles Station, Arenc Euroméditerranée Station and Marseille-Blancarde Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Marseille by catching a ride on the metro at Réformés-Canebière Metro Station, Noailles Station or St. Charles Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Marseille?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,755 holiday rentals around Marseille. From 476 villas to 1,881 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Marseille is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Marseille?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Marseille:

  • 11th Arrondissement: 75 holiday homes
  • 9th Arrondissement: 261 holiday homes
  • 7th Arrondissement: 904 holiday homes
  • 2nd Arrondissement: 569 holiday homes
  • L'Estaque: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Marseille?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Marseille. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Marseille (XRF-Saint Charles SNCF Train Station): 4,989 holiday rentals
  • Massif des Calanques: 4,813 holiday rentals
  • Vallon des Auffes: 4,539 holiday rentals
  • Faculty of Medicine: 5,002 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de la Buzine: 5,874 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Marseille listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Marseille?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 476 Villas in Marseille. Our other popular types of Marseille holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,881 holiday houses
  • Houses: 989 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 32 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marseille?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,229 holiday homes with pool available in Marseille. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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