Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of 8th Arrondissement

Enjoy the museums and other features of 8th Arrondissement. Travellers to this romantic city praise the beaches, cafes and sporting events. Notre-Dame de la Garde and Chateau d'If are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 8th Arrondissement

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that 8th Arrondissement has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Marseille La Salette (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Chateau de la Buzine (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Allauch-Marseille Golf (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Eurocopter (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Aix-Marseille Golf (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in 8th Arrondissement

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in 8th Arrondissement

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, 8th Arrondissement is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Plage de la Pointe Rouge (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Borely Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Parc du Roy d'Espagne (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Prado Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Parc Borely (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Calanques National Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around 8th Arrondissement

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 15.8 mi (25.5 km) from the city centre.

Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Rond-Point du Prado Station or Perier Metro Station and easily see more of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around 8th Arrondissement?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 466 holiday rentals around 8th Arrondissement. From 309 flats & apartments to 124 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to 8th Arrondissement?

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 8th Arrondissement:

  • 11th Arrondissement: 79 holiday homes
  • Aix-en-Provence Historic Centre: 284 holiday homes
  • 9th Arrondissement: 249 holiday homes
  • 7th Arrondissement: 905 holiday homes
  • 2nd Arrondissement: 583 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 8th Arrondissement?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in 8th Arrondissement. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Velodrome Stadium: 4,712 holiday rentals
  • Musee d'Art Contemporain: 4,321 holiday rentals
  • Le Chateau Borely: 4,444 holiday rentals
  • Rond-Point du Prado Station: 4,681 holiday rentals
  • Parc Chanot Convention and Exhibition Center: 4,690 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around 8th Arrondissement 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 Condos/Apartments in 8th Arrondissement?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 309 Condos/Apartments in 8th Arrondissement. Our other popular types of 8th Arrondissement holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 124 holiday houses
  • Villas: 19 holiday houses
  • Studios: 324 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in 8th Arrondissement?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in 8th Arrondissement. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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