Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of 1st Arrondissement

Enjoy the museums and other features of 1st Arrondissement. Well known for its cafes, local tours and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. La Vieille Charite and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations 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.


Sightseeing in and around 1st Arrondissement

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes 1st Arrondissement a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Marseille La Salette (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Allauch-Marseille Golf (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Chateau de la Buzine (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Eurocopter (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Aix-Marseille Golf (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Karting de L'Etang (15.6 mi / 25 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of 1st Arrondissement

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, 1st Arrondissement is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardin des Vestiges (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Palais Longchamps (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • 26th Centenary Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Plage des Catalans (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Parc Borely (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Prado Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around 1st Arrondissement

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 12.7 mi (20.5 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Marseille Saint Charles Station. You can get around 1st Arrondissement by jumping on the metro at Réformés-Canebière Metro Station, St. Charles Station or Noailles Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around 1st Arrondissement?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 554 holiday lettings around 1st Arrondissement. From 476 flats & apartments to 519 studios, find unique self catering accommodation 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 1st Arrondissement?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in 1st Arrondissement:

  • 8th Arrondissement: 504 holiday homes
  • Centre Ville: 311 holiday homes
  • 7th Arrondissement: 867 holiday homes
  • 9th Arrondissement: 255 holiday homes
  • 2nd Arrondissement: 539 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to 1st Arrondissement? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in 1st Arrondissement. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Musee de la Marine: 4,814 holiday lettings
  • Marseille Saint Charles Station: 4,891 holiday lettings
  • Marseille History Museum: 4,850 holiday lettings
  • Marseille Opera House: 4,824 holiday lettings
  • Réformés-Canebière Metro Station: 4,912 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around 1st Arrondissement listed on 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 Flats in 1st Arrondissement?

Yes, of course. offers 476 Flats in 1st Arrondissement. Our other popular types of 1st Arrondissement holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 519 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 2 self catering accommodations

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 1st Arrondissement?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in 1st Arrondissement. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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