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Travel Guide to Marseille

Marseille, situated in the south of France, is a busy port city and one of the country’s most important ones thanks to the business created by it. This has been the case for many hundreds of years, especially when sea travel was at its peak. During these times Marseille was the core of the French economy, with it’s location adjacent to the Mediterranean and all the countries that gave access to being of great strategic importance.

The history is still there for all to see in the city, with different styles of architecture reflecting the many cultures that have lived here over the years and some wonderful places to visit that overlook the great harbour.

Marseille Sight Seeing Guide

Try to make sure that you have time in Marseille in order to see some of the sights. The Marseille highlights every visitor should see, the the old harbour is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Chateau Dif are definitely worth exploring! Marseille’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Marseille city tour before you travel and allow our expert Marseille based guides to show you some of Marseille’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Marseille

As everyone knows, Marseille’s population are all followers of Football, and the best-known team is Olympique Marseille who play at Stade Velodrome. Every year, the biggest event for Marseille sporting calendar is undoubtedly Olympique Marseille versus Paris St Germain, which takes place at the Stade Velodrome.

Marseille Sight Seeing Guide

Try to make sure that you have time in Marseille in order to see some of the sights. The Marseille highlights every visitor should see, the the old harbour is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Chateau Dif are definitely worth exploring! Marseille’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Marseille city tour before you travel and allow our expert Marseille based guides to show you some of Marseille’s hidden treasures.

Climate Guide to Marseille

It is simple to find the best weather in Marseille thanks to our simple guide to the climate in Marseille. The table below shows the average temperatures in Marseille throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Marseille.

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Tips For Driving in Marseille

All you need to drive a car in Marseille is your regular UK license. For security in France, make sure your license is valid before you go to Marseille.
On the road in Marseille, as with the rest of France, you need to drive on the right hand side of the road. You can book car hire in Marseille online before travelling to France and there are several car hire offices in Marseille where you can pick up your car.

Marseille Airport Guide

Marseille Provence Airport can be found 13 miles northwest of Marseille. The airport, whose international IATA code is MRS, and flights there take 2 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Marseille is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Marseille Provence Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Marseille.

Marseille UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Marseille, or just need some advice, the Marseille British Consulate is the place to go.

British Consulate- General
24 Avenue de Prado
13006 Marseille
Telephone: (33) (4) 91 15 72 10

Telephone: (33) (4) 91 15 72 10

Quick Guide to Marseille

City Name: Marseille
Country: France
Language: French
Currency: Euro
Time Difference: GMT + 1
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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