Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Marseille

The area's museums and cathedral are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Marseille. This city's cafés, boating and shopping draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include La Vieille Charite and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Marseille

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Marseille a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Natural features

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 center:

  • 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)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Marseille

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Marseille Saint Charles Station, Arenc Euroméditerranée Station and Marseille-Blancarde Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Marseille by catching a ride on the metro at Réformés-Canebière Metro Station, Noailles Station or St. Charles Station.

Where to stay around Marseille?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,918 vacation rentals near Marseille. From 554 Villas to 1,055 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Marseille for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Marseille?

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 Marseille:

  • Hôtel de Ville: 243 vacation rentals
  • Montredon: 592 vacation rentals
  • Endoume: 212 vacation rentals
  • Opéra: 134 vacation rentals
  • Pont-de-Vivaux: 28 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 Marseille?

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

  • Old Port of Marseille: 5,162 vacation rentals
  • Calanques: 4,777 vacation rentals
  • Marseille Saint Charles Station: 5,275 vacation rentals
  • Marseille (XRF-Saint Charles SNCF Train Station): 5,269 vacation rentals
  • La Vieille Charite: 5,214 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Marseille?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 554 Villas in Marseille. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Marseille include:

  • Houses: 1,055 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,913 rentals available
  • Cottages: 41 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Marseille?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,282 vacation rentals with pool available in Marseille. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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