Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of 1st Arrondissement

Enjoy the museums and other features of 1st Arrondissement. Well known for its cafés, 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-sees in the area. With a vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes 1st Arrondissement a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around 1st Arrondissement

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

If you're traveling 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.

Where to stay around 1st Arrondissement?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 546 vacation rentals near 1st Arrondissement. From 469 Condos/Apartments to 504 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near 1st Arrondissement are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to 1st Arrondissement?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in 1st Arrondissement:

  • Centre Ville: 347 vacation rentals
  • Hôtel de Ville: 249 vacation rentals
  • Montredon: 607 vacation rentals
  • Plateau de Puyricard: 1,416 vacation rentals
  • Couronne Urbaine: 454 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to 1st Arrondissement?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in 1st Arrondissement. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Marseille Saint Charles Station: 5,348 vacation rentals
  • Marseille (XRF-Saint Charles SNCF Train Station): 5,347 vacation rentals
  • Marseille Opera House: 5,273 vacation rentals
  • Musee de la Marine: 5,290 vacation rentals
  • Colbert Metro Station: 5,294 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around 1st Arrondissement listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in 1st Arrondissement?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 469 Condos/Apartments in 1st Arrondissement. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in 1st Arrondissement include:

  • Studios: 504 rentals available
  • Houses: 22 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in 1st Arrondissement?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in 1st Arrondissement. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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