Port of Marseille

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Marseille Cruise Port

There are two cruise ports in Marseille France:

  1. La Joliette Cruise Port (for small ships and tender boats)
  2. Cruise Porte 4 (handles most ships)

La Joliette Cruise Port is located near Marseille's "Old Port" in the city centre.  If your cruise ship anchors offshore, this is where you'll arrive.

Cruise Porte 4 is located several kilometers northwest of downtown Marseille. There is a modern terminal complex located at the facility.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

A paid shuttle service is run by the cruise lines from Cruise Porte 4 to Marseille's Old Port.  Buses depart approximately every 20 minutes.

Bus/Metro Service

The Marseille metro connects the Old Port to the Marseille Train Station.

Train Station

The Marseille Train Station is a 20 minute walk from the Old Port.  Trains depart every 20 or 30 minutes for the picturesque towns of Aix-en-Provence and Cassis.

Marseille Cruise Port
Marseille Cruise Port

Visitor Information

Marseille France

Top tourist attractions in Marseille include the Old Port (Vieux Port) and Notre-Dame de la Garde Basilica.

Access the Marseille Visitor's Guide for comprehensive tourist information.

Cassis France

The fishing village of Cassis is a lovely Mediterranean community located east of Marseille.  It features a sandy beach and some great restaurants.

Visit the Cassis Vacation Guide for more information.

Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence is a picturesque community north of Marseille that is famous for its markets.  Learn more about "Aix" at aix-en-provence.ca.

Map of Marseille Cruise Port

View map of La Joliette Cruise Port

View map of Cruise Porte 4

France Currency

The official currency of France is the euro.

Weather in Marseille France

Marseille enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate.  Average daily temperatures in Celsius are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 3 11 50
Feb 4 12 50
Mar 6 15 40
April 8 19 50
May 12 24 50
June 16 26 20
July 19 29 10
Aug 18 29 30
Sept 16 26 30
Oct 12 21 70
Nov 7 15 40
Dec 4 12 50

Free Wifi Service

Free Wifi is available at the main cruise terminal at Cruise Porte 4.

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