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Marseille is the gateway to the Provence in France and one of the busiest ports on the Mediterranean Sea. It lies to the west of the French Riviera, west of Cannes.

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Find your hotel, b&b or guest house in Marseille beside the cruise and ferry terminals.

Places to Stay that offer family rooms, restaurant, free shuttle transportation, internet access, in city centre, nearby the train station, etc. nearby Royal Caribbean International, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Seabourn, Costa Cruise Lines, Avalon Waterways, SNCM ferries to Corsica, La Meridionale ferries.

Air Connections : The International Airport Marseille-Provence is situated 20 minutes from the port with a direct motorway access.

Rail : The railway station Marseille St-Charles is 5 to 10 minutes away from the cruise terminals.

Cruise and Ferry Port of Marseille in France

Port of Marseille

Going on cruise ? Marseille Hotels situated near the ferry and cruise terminals.

We help you plan your pre-or post cruise stay and have selected several hotels ideally located close to Marseille port terminal, next to the cruise and ferry Port of Marseille in France.

Marseille's popular tourist attraction is the picturesque old port (Vieux Port), dotted with fishing boats and pleasure craft, and ringed with boutiques, and restaurants. Nearby Fort Saint-Jean is also worth a visit, and the nearby beach is excellent. See the ancient Basilique St-Victor and the splendid interior of the 19th century Cathedrale de la Major. Climb the hill to Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde which provides great views and photos of the city.

Major Cruise Lines departing from the Port of Marseille include Costa Cruises, MSC Cruises, and Compagnie Des Iles Du Ponant. Marseille Ferry port is Frances largest commercial port with links to Corsica, Sardinia, Algeria and Tunisia.

Location -- Most cruise ships dock at the Marseille Provence Cruise Center MPCC (MPCC-Terminal Croisières) on the Léon Gourret terminal. The cruise terminal is located in an industrial areas of Marseille, north of the Vieux Port area.

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All hotels listed are located around the cruise and ferry port of Marseille France. Search for hotels near by the port of Marseille that offers free parking, hotels with internet access, pool, spa, restaurant, located in the city centre etc..

Some recommendations

Several popular hotels are located close to Saint Charles SNCF Train Station, a 10-minute walk from the Vieux Port in Marseille’s city centre, such as 3 star rated Holiday Inn Express Marseille Saint Charles, situated opposite the railway station, Hotel Terminus Saint-Charles, also oppsosite St Charles, and Citéa Marseille Saint Charles, offering modern guest rooms and holiday apartments beside the rail station.

A popular area to stay is around Marseille's Old Port (Vieux Port) in central Marseille. A cheaper 3 star hotel located in this area is Newhotel Vieux-Port. This design accommodation offers guest rooms between the Old Port and La Canebiere district, nearby Vieux-Port Hotel de Ville Metro station.

A cheap hotel in central Marseille, a short walk from the Vieux Port, is low budget 2 star rated Saint Louis. Guests can visit Opéra de Marseille and La Canebière, situated within easy walking distance from this cheaper hotel. If you are on a budget and looking for a very cheap place to sleep, check out low budget Hotel Sylvabelle, offering low cost guest rooms in central Marseille, between le Vieux Port and the Notre Dame Cathedral.

For a more luxurious accommodation, we can recommend you 4 star luxury Radisson Blu Marseille Vieux Port, located opposite Marseille’s Old Port, and 5 star exclusive Sofitel Marseille Vieux-Port. One of the better deluxe accommodations is also Grand Hotel Beauvau - MGallery Collection opposite the Vieux Port. Check our cheapest rates !

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