Port to the Orient – where history meets cosmopolitan commerce and creativity

Due to its strategic location on the Mediterranean Sea, Marseille has always been regarded as a cosmopolitan city. Historically, this location has been a crossroads for cultures and commerce.

Known as the ‘Gateway to the Orient’, Marseille is France’s main port. 3. Marseille, a city known for its dedication to sport, will host Rugby World Cup 2023 at the Stade Vélodrome, the scene of some of the most remarkable sporting events in history.

Experience Marseille

  • Explore the spectacular Notre- Dame de La Garde
  • Float around Les Calanques
  • Explore the Old Port
  • Visit the Old Town of Marseille, Le Panier
  • Visit Marseille’s oldest museum, Palais Longchamp

Cuisine

The most famous food in Marseille is bouillabaisse. Traditional bouillabaisse includes 5 different types of local fish which is usually rockfish, red mullet, conger eel, red scorpion fish, and spider crab.

Matches in Marseille

SOUTH AFRICA v SCOTLAND
SUNDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2023
LOCAL TIME 17:45 – View More

SOUTH AFRICA v ASIA/PACIFIC 1
SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2023
LOCAL TIME 21:00 – View More

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