Also for the history enthusiasts

Just 5 minutes away from Vieux Port of Marseille is the well known Centre Bourse. It is a modern shopping center that aims to provide the best shopping experience to everyone. Shoppers at will find everything that they desire at the two hypermarkets and over 60 shops at Centre Bourse.

There are plenty of restaurants, bars, and boutiques to tempt shopper’s wallets open. Aside from the endless shops, the archeological Garden of Ruins Park and the History Museum will also be of interest to shoppers, especially the history enthusiasts among them. The underground car park is also convenient for the customers. Lavish structure, top notch customer service, amazing shops, and excellent location; all these can only be found at Centre Bourse.

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Center

Marseille's historic heart, a tourists' favorite
Center: Vieux Port, Marseille
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By far the most popular area with tourists from all over the world, the Center is the site of numerous attractions, including the charming Vieux-Port de Marseille, with easy access to Ile d'If, where you can admire the legendary Château d'If. Strolling down the cobbled streets of the Center, you’ll find chic cafés and trendy boutiques, and a wealth of cultural attractions to keep you busy for weeks.

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Château Gombert

The true taste of Provence
Château Gombert
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Château Gombert is one of the major landmarks of Provence, known for keeping many folkloric traditions, cuisine and lifestyle. It’s just a part of the seventh sector of Marseille, but somehow the most significant, and authentic, hence we designated it as the name of the entire area for your convenience. Aside the bucolic Château Gombert, this sector offers other notable attractions, including a few in Le Canet, several student hangouts in Le Merlan, traditional houses in the village of Saint-Barthélemy, and the list could go on.

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Cinq Avenues

Traffic and shopping hub
Cinq Avenues: Palais Longchamp
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This area of Marseille is busy, loud and lively. A major public transportation hub, Cinq Avenues is also the top shopping destination for the locals, as five of the city’s most important boulevards pass through the neighborhood. This is where you will find some of the best hotels in the city, as well as restaurants, cafés and pubs, less expensive than the touristy venues in Vieux-Port and the Center of Marseille.

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Hôtel de Ville

Extension of the city Center
Hôtel de Ville: Cathédrale de la Major
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So close to the Center of Marseille, the neighborhood surrounding Hôtel de Ville boasts some of the city’s most spectacular landmarks. Aside the town hall, which gives its name to the area, you’ll also find here Hôtel-Dieu de Marseille, Cathédrale de la Major and other religious landmarks, museums and art galleries, and the stunning Port of Marseille. With so many things to do, Hôtel de Ville is almost as touristy as the Center, although not quite.

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La Plage

Experience the old Marseille
La Plage
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This is one of the neighborhoods the forth area of Marseille, but since all stretch along the coast, forming numerous beaches, we use La Plage as a generic name, for your convenience. The area encompassed the sixth and the eighth districts of the city. It boasts numerous historic landmarks and tourist attractions. Most notably, Les Goudes is a historic neighborhood that offers a glimpse into the life of Marseille as it once was, without all the tourist hubbub.

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Les Borels

Life in the countryside
Les Borels
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Part of the 15th district of Marseille, together with all the neighborhoods surrounding it and those of the 16th district, Les Borels forms the eight sector of the city, an area dominated by traditional farmhouses and striking elements of landscape. Notably, La Viste is a neighborhood favored by locals for its stunning panoramas of the bay of Marseille.

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Les Caillols

Quiet, bucolic villages
Les Caillols
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There are a lot of places in Marseille that will enchant you, but nothing quite like the villages in the sixth sector of Marseille, an area we call Les Caillols, after one of the most beautiful of them all. Equally interesting and typically French, Les Camoins is the site of a very good spa, albeit not very known in France and abroad. Montolivet boasts several unique vistas, while Saint-Jean du Désert brings back Marseille’s ancient history.

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Mazargues

Authentic flavors
Mazargues
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Not far from the city center, this area is favored for its easy access to the Mediterranean Sea, in the less touristy side. In fact, Mazargues is one of the neighborhoods of the IX district, which, together with the Xth district, forms the fifth sector of Marseille. The area is mainly residential. There are several good, inexpensive hotels, good shopping opportunities, and unpretentious restaurants to enjoy. Visitors here will experience life like the locals.

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