Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
There are two cruise ports in Marseille France:
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.
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.
The Marseille metro connects the Old Port to the Marseille 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.
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.
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 is a picturesque community north of Marseille that is famous for its markets. Learn more about "Aix" at aix-en-provence.ca.
View map of La Joliette Cruise Port
View map of Cruise Porte 4
The official currency of France is the euro.
Marseille enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate. Average daily temperatures in Celsius are as follows:
Free Wifi is available at the main cruise terminal at Cruise Porte 4.