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Make an apartment in 7th - Vallon des Auffes your home away from home

Holiday apartments and villas in 7th - Vallon des Auffes are located on the southern jaw of the historical entrance to the Old Port of Marseille, where HomeAway also offers holiday accommodation. The location of 7th - Vallon des Auffes holiday rentals is equally convenient for the beaches of the city and the shopping and restaurants of its central districts. The extensive marina frontage, overlooked by the impressive seaward fortresses, is great to walk down, shop in, and take a drink at one of its harbourside bars or cafés, checking out the boats or watch the world go by. The historic St. Victor's Abbey is well worth a visit, as is the Basilica Notre Dame de la Garde, which sits on the cusp of the 6th arrondissement, with its own selection of HomeAway holiday homes – further from the beaches, but closer to the shopping areas and concentration of restaurants.

The urban nature of 7th - Vallon des Auffes accommodation means it's typically more modern than elsewhere on the Cote d'Azur, with a higher number of rentals in 7th - Vallon des Auffes coming equipped with internet access and mod-con-equipped kitchens.

Things to do

Beaches: The beaches of Marseille are on the doorstep of the majority of accommodation in 7th - Vallon des Auffes, but are typically very busy in the summer. However, there are plenty of other larger and emptier beaches within easy driving distance of the city.

Food and drink: Marseille is the capital of Provence, and thus the epicentre of its cuisine, with several dishes unique to the region. Don't forget to partake of pastis, an incredibly common aniseed liquor, as strong as whisky but mostly drank diluted to taste.

Outdoor pursuits: With the beaches and a proliferation of marinas so close by, the choice of watersports is extensive, with fishing and boating being particularly popular. The mountains and hills surrounding Marseille make for great hiking, horse trekking and mountain biking.

Shopping: The main shopping areas are in central Marseille, which the 7th arrondissement borders. With Marseille's position as the 2013 European Capital of Culture, much pedestrianisation work was undertaken, creating great shopping concourses among the boutiques and markets of the Old Port.

Culture: Again with the 2013 appointment, Marseille upgraded and refurbished many of its museums and theatres, so cultural tours have become even more appealing. Not to be missed in the 7th District are the historic St. Victor's Abbey and the two forts guarding the harbour mouth: St Nicolas and Fort Saint Jean.

Weather in 7th - Vallon des Auffes

Temperatures in the long summers typically top out at around 28-29°C, with evenings around 19°C; Marseille is officially the sunniest city in France, with over 2,800 hours per year. This is largely due to the northerly Mistral wind which tends to clear away cloud during the winter. High temperatures in the winters hover around the low teens, and most of the rain falls in the autumn.

Travel to 7th - Vallon des Auffes

Marseille has its own airport about 15 miles to the northwest of the city centre, which has direct flights to and from the UK with British Airways, EasyJet and Ryanair. The whole city is linked by a metro and bus system, and a new tram system adds an additional cool way to get around. To get out into the mountainous hinterland, however, a car is recommended.

    Very Good! 4.2/5
    (6 reviews)
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    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #942515a
    6
    Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (51 reviews)
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      • 1 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 2
      Apartment #6176689
      51
      Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.7/5
        (70 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 4
        Apartment #682187a
        70
        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.7/5
          (15 reviews)
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 2
          Studio #1358239a
          15
          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (17 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Apartment #1345448a
            17
            Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (28 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #6407438
              28
              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.6/5
                (51 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #6694965
                51
                Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (9 reviews)
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #1052742a
                  9
                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (33 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Separate Toilets
                    • Sleeps 6
                    House #6569486
                    33
                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Apartment #1470585a
                      2
                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                        (16 reviews)
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                        • 5 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Separate Toilets
                        • Sleeps 10
                        House #6420329
                        16
                        Viewed 18 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 18 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (39 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #6680033
                            39
                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Apartment #1251695a
                              2
                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 7
                                House #1420168a
                                1
                                Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (5 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  House #1234035a
                                  5
                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Very Good! 4/5
                                    (7 reviews)
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 9
                                    Apartment #1797522
                                    7
                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #1416813a
                                      1
                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                        (34 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        Apartment #6636137
                                        34
                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #1300120a
                                          4
                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (16 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            House #6436818
                                            16
                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (51 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #1002119a
                                              51
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (39 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                Apartment #6327573
                                                39
                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                  House #1456499a
                                                  2
                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #929631a
                                                    4
                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (11 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #6581552
                                                      11
                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (11 reviews)
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 3 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilets
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Villa #546467a
                                                        11
                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          House #1392857a
                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • Studio
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Apartment #903730a
                                                            2
                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (5 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                              Apartment #6396619
                                                              5
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (19 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #617072a
                                                                19
                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #1437623a
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Apartment #1455067a
                                                                    3
                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (8 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Villa #569176a
                                                                      8
                                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (12 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Apartment #620073a
                                                                        12
                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #1338534a
                                                                          2
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            House #1767101
                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #1458446a
                                                                              2
                                                                                • Studio
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Studio #1533210a
                                                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (12 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #6232238
                                                                                  12
                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #1071503a
                                                                                    9
                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                                      • Sleeps 12
                                                                                      House #6198195
                                                                                      6
                                                                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (16 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 9
                                                                                        Apartment #886588a
                                                                                        16
                                                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (4 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilets
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Apartment #1259522a
                                                                                          4
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                            (9 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            House #679335a
                                                                                            9
                                                                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #1472443a
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (8 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Apartment #1472610a
                                                                                                8
                                                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (25 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                  Apartment #6240251
                                                                                                  25
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (5 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    House #6628803
                                                                                                    5
                                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                      House #6688245
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great apartment

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful apartment. Very clean & very well equipped. Hosts pleasant & helpful. Lots of info in apartment for tourist attractions. Would recommend this apartment.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 06, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Great apartment, fantastic location!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment is well equipped, neat and tidy and very easy to keep that way. The south facing balcony is a great place to have a coffee or a bite to eat, watch the world go by and soak up the sun. Mme. Fabre is wonderful and attentive to any and every need. Everything one could want is within a short walk - supermarkets, bakeries, fruit and veg. shops, organic food store, local cafe/bars (or ~10 mins to Irish/Brit pub restaurants at the marina), banks/ATMs and of course the beach! Only small gripe is the internet service can be rather patchy, mainly around peak access times (but very good otherwise). I stayed here for just short of one month and wished it was longer - highly recommended!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 05, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017