Venue & Host City

Marseille is the second largest city in France, located in the south-east of the country on the Mediterranean coast. It is a dynamic and cosmopolitan city with a rich history and diverse culture.

Here are some of the sights not to be missed in Marseille:

  • The Vieux-Port: a historic harbour in the heart of the city, surrounded by lively restaurants and bars.
  • Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica: a church built on a hill with stunning views over the city and the sea.
  • The Calanques: a series of steep cliffs and secluded coves to the east of Marseille, perfect for hiking and swimming.
  • The MuCEM (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations): a modern museum dedicated to Mediterranean culture.

For more information, please visit the Tourist Office website.

There are several forms of public transport in Marseille:

  • Buses: The bus network covers the whole city.
  • Metro: Marseille has a metro network with two lines covering a large part of the city.
  • Tram: Marseille also has a modern, fast tram system with three lines.
  • Boats: Finally, Marseille also offers maritime services, with crossings to the Frioul Islands and the Calanques.

Each of these means of transport is easily accessible and can be used to explore the city.
For more information, please visit the RTM website