Where to stay around Marseille?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,683 holiday lettings near Marseille. From 1,921 apartments to 903 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Marseille is on HomeAway.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Marseille:

  • Hôtel de Ville: 549 holiday homes
  • Les Olives: 25 holiday homes
  • Pointe-Rouge: 125 holiday homes
  • Les Goudes: 47 holiday homes
  • La Plage: 104 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 Marseille?

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

  • Calanques: 4,869 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Civilizations in Europe and the Mediterranean: 4,964 holiday lettings
  • Vieux Port: 5,058 holiday lettings
  • Prado Beach: 4,693 holiday lettings
  • Marseille Opera House: 5,054 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Marseille listed on HomeAway 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 apartments in Marseille?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,921 apartments in Marseille. Our other popular types of Marseille holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 903 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 503 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 51 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marseille?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,219 holiday homes with pool available in Marseille. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental in Marseille, France your home away from home

    Marseille is an historic port city in the Bouches du Rhone department of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur in southern France. At a holiday rental in Marseille you’ll be in France’s second-largest city, and one of the oldest settlements in Europe, dating to the 7th Century BC. There’s a wealth of interesting sights here, as well as all kinds of landmarks to be found in the wider region.

    Things to do in Marseille, France

    Key places to visit on holiday at a self-catering accommodation in Marseille include the Vieux Port, which still operates as a fishing harbour. Fishermen continue to auction their catches here. One of the best ways to admire the port is to arrive by boat in the evening – alternatively you could head for the Pharo Palace, which sits on the western side of the harbour and offers panoramic views of the port and surrounding cityscape. The Musee des Docks Romains documents the history of the port, with artefacts from its Phoenician and Roman eras.

    Another place to head for a memorable view of the city around Marseille holiday accommodation would be the neo-Byzantine church of Notre-Dame de la Garde, which sits atop a 162-metre hill. It’s at the highest point in the city and dates to the mod-19th Century. From here you can see much of the city, an the bue Mediterranean to the south. Another important sight is the Palais Longchamp, which dates to the mid-19th Century and today is where the natural history museum and museum of fine arts are housed. The surrounding park is included in France’s list of Remarkable Gardens.

    Places to visit on holiday in Marseille, France

    One of the essential things to see outside of the city, a short way from Marseille holiday rentals are the Calanques. These are composed of numerous small limestone fjords along s stretch of coast towards Cassis. The Calanques can be explored via a walking trail, along which you’ll encounter some stunning coastal scenes. Another key sight is the Chateau d’If, which is an island just off the city’s coast, which was originally a sea fort and then a prison.

    Weather in Marseille, France

    On holiday at a villa in Marseille, you’ll encounter a typically Mediterranean climate, which brings warm weather throughout the spring, summer and autumn months. Winters are usually mild in this city, and temperatures at this time of year rarely slip far below 10 degrees Celsius.

    Cheap flights to Marseille, France

    Marseille holiday rentals are a short way from Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), which is reachable from the UK with British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair, via London-Heathrow (LHR), London-Gatwick (LHR), London-Stansted (STN) and Bristol (BRS).

    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)

    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)