Chosen as one of the must-see European cities, Marseille - the beautiful, the incandescent, and the scandalous – is opening up to the world, playing between striking contrasts and intriguing paradoxes. Rich in heritage and traditions, Marseille is proudly visionary, never ceasing to question, to construct, nor dismantle itself. Within its borders, it is made up of a melting pot of cultures, colours, languages, stories and might.
Because it brings together all types of audiences and shines internationally, the city has hosted more and more sport and cultural events. With the Rugby World Cup in 2023 and sailing and football competitions at the 2024 Summer Olympics, Marseille’s attractivity is growing larger each year.
So much to bring together the Marseillais and make them proud to live here!
Strengthened by its 26 centuries of history, Marseille is also a metropolis in full transformation that invites you to discover its essential and special spots.
Spread between the sea and the Calanques, Marseille is a multi-faceted city :exuberant, authentic, and complex. The Office of Tourism is here to guide you and to ensure you have a unique experience while finding your own Marseille.
Whether you have two hours, a day, a weekend, or multiple days, Marseille has plenty to offer and will not leave you indifferent.
300 days of sunshine per year, 15 museums, la cité radieuse Le Corbusier listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, the Calanques National Park and its turquoise waters … Marseille is ready for you, find your own Marseille!
On the shopping side, you have an embarrassment of riches. Pop into boutiques in the city centre, discover the new shopping district in Joliette, or stroll Le Panier to meet artisans.
In terms of gastronomy, you’ll have the choice, from the pizzeria to the starred restaurant. Our cuisine is simple but generous in the image of the city.
In 2022, Marseille has been elected by Time among the 50 destinations to visit in the world !
And you, what are you wainting for ? Come to Marseille and enjoy a magical match experience during the next Rugby World Cup !