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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! 4.2/5
    (6 reviews)
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    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #942515a
    6
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      Excellent! 4.6/5
      (18 reviews)
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      • Studio
      • 1 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 4
      Studio #687961a
      18
      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
        Very Good! 4.2/5
        (16 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Apartment #1037912a
        16
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          Exceptional! 5/5
          (10 reviews)
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 3
          Apartment #6226942
          10
          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
            Excellent! 4.6/5
            (16 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #6566745
            16
            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.4/5
              (15 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Separate Toilets
              • Sleeps 6
              Apartment #682442a
              15
                Excellent! 4.6/5
                (10 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #1449394a
                10
                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                  • Studio
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 2
                  Studio #6651447
                  5
                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Apartment #1208709a
                    1
                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Apartment #1335925a
                      4
                      Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
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                        • Studio
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 3
                        Studio #962845a
                        4
                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (20 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #1360294a
                          20
                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                            (10 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 2
                            Apartment #1376443a
                            10
                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                              (6 reviews)
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                              • Studio
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Studio #1460676a
                              6
                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                (7 reviews)
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                                • Studio
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Studio #1371035a
                                7
                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (16 reviews)
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #1380903a
                                  16
                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (59 reviews)
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Apartment #870610a
                                    59
                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Apartment #1216328a
                                      24
                                        Excellent! 4.3/5
                                        (11 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #2477357
                                        11
                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 3
                                          Apartment #1439354a
                                          1
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #1336631a
                                            3
                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                              (5 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Apartment #1455853a
                                              5
                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #1696579
                                                3
                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (42 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                  Apartment #1094121a
                                                  42
                                                  Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Very Good! 4/5
                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #1460932a
                                                    7
                                                    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Apartment #1412821a
                                                      2
                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (42 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                        Apartment #1018911a
                                                        42
                                                        Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Apartment #6117003
                                                          11
                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (24 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #3516663
                                                            24
                                                            Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #1396697a
                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #6560110
                                                                5
                                                                Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                  Apartment #1681074
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Apartment #6844879
                                                                    2
                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (21 reviews)
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                      Apartment #6230377
                                                                      21
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                        Studio #6566792
                                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                          (9 reviews)
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #6420848
                                                                          9
                                                                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                            Apartment #1030768a
                                                                            11
                                                                            Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (7 reviews)
                                                                              £7
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                                                                              • 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 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (14 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 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 31 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 16 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
                                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (34 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                                                              Apartment #1223825a
                                                                                              34
                                                                                              Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                Apartment #1486135a
                                                                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #1536805a
                                                                                                    Good! 3.8/5
                                                                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Apartment #933049a
                                                                                                    6
                                                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Apartment #1193377a
                                                                                                      3
                                                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      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