HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in 1st - Old Port (Vieux Port) also enquired about Barcelona apartments, villas in Sicily and apartments in Cannes

Make an apartment in 1st - Old Port (Vieux Port) your home away from home

1st - Old Port (Vieux Port) holiday villas and apartments are located in the 1st arrondissement of Marseille, the historic old port buffered from the sea by the 2nd - Panier District, where HomeAway also offers a range of luxury holiday accommodation. 1st - Old Port (Vieux Port) accommodation puts visitors right in the heart of the city, the setting for Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo, along with the Chateau d'If a mile or so away by boat. Marseille's legacy as the 2013 European Capital of Culture saw the area develop as a pedestrian area with additional parklands under development slated for completion in 2020.

1st - Old Port (Vieux Port) holiday rentals tend to have the facilities one would expect from urban accommodation: internet access, full kitchen and laundry facilities, while lacking more rural accoutrements, such as pools and barbecue areas. Parks and public beaches can allow for the latter, however, and seafront swimming and sunbathing spots are plentiful.

Things to do

Beaches: For cityscape beaches, accommodation in 1st - Old Port (Vieux Port) is hard to beat. What they lack in peace and quiet, however, they make up for with facilities. For a quieter beach experience, villages to the southeast, such as Cassis, Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer and La Ciotat offer more rural alternatives.

Food and drink: Marseille is home to two particular dishes that simply have to be tried here at their source: a garlic aioli over fish and vegetables, and bouillabaisse seafood stew. Of course, the organic wines, olive oils and charcuterie of Provence also feature locally, as does the Provencal tipple of choice, pastis.

Outdoor pursuits: 1st - Old Port (Vieux Port) holiday homes have extremely convenient access to the marinas of Marseille, allowing for virtually unlimited watersports, particularly fishing and boating. Hiking and biking are also very popular in the surrounding hills and mountains.

Shopping: The main high street of Marseille, La Canebière, is often referred to as the city's Champs-Elysees. Only a kilometre long, it is lined with restaurants and bars, and provides a broad selection of shops. The Old Port's recent pedestrianisation projects have also helped improve the shopping experience.

Culture: As the urban centre of the Cote d'Azur, Marseille is predictably the cultural capital, as demonstrated by its many museums, galleries and theatres. Chief among the latter in the Old Port is the Opera de Marseille, which has been in operation since the 18th century.

Weather in 1st - Old Port (Vieux Port)

Marseille has a Mediterranean climate, which makes for beautifully hot summers and surprisingly mild winters, with summers highs averaging 28-29°C. Winters generally hover around the mid-teens, but can drop lower under the influence of the cold north wind known as the Mistral.

Travel to 1st - Old Port (Vieux Port)

The Old Port's urban nature, the metro system, and central train station being located right in this district means holidays here can be quite easily accomplished without a hire car. Of course, a car is still advisable to get up into the surrounding mountains. Marseille has it's own airport 15 miles to the northwest, with several direct flight options.

Very Good! 4.1/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #942515a
7
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1037912a
16
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Studio #687961a
18
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #6226942
10
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6566745
16
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #682442a
16
Excellent! 4.6/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1449394a
10
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Studio #6651447
5
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #1208709a
1
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Studio #962845a
4
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Studio #1371035a
7
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1360294a
20
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1376443a
10
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Studio #1460676a
7
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1380903a
17
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #870610a
59
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Apartment #1216328a
25
Excellent! 4.3/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #2477357
11
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1439354a
1
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1336631a
3
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1696579
3
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(42 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1094121a
42
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1460932a
7
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1455853a
5
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1412821a
2
Excellent! 4.5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6117003
11
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(24 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3516663
24
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(42 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #1018911a
42
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1396697a
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6560110
5
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1681074
3
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #6844879
2
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Studio #6566792
Excellent! 4.7/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6420848
9
Excellent! 4.5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1030768a
11
Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #6230377
21
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
£7
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6600512
7
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6616447
14
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Studio #6374840
14
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6422255
9
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1250494a
4
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 21
Apartment #1475212a
3
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(30 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6341734
30
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6643143
5
Excellent! 4.7/5
(35 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #1223825a
35
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1486135a
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1536805a
Good! 3.8/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #933049a
6
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #6541922
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #6727455
 

Recent Reviews

everything fine

5 of 5
everything fine
  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Wonderful apartment and great setting

5 of 5
This is a great apartment in great location all you need for a great break, Good place to eat and bars. Only problem we had was the stair case up to the apartment the first 6 trends are in need of repair and are very dangerous we had an 84 year old with us who found the stairs hard work.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017