A few facts about the Old Port:
- the Old Port (Vieux Port in French), has been the beating heart of Marseille for 2,700 years.
- is located in the end of Canebière street and it is the centre of the city. It has been the natural harbour of Marseille since antiquity. Every morning there is a fish market offering a wide range of fresh fish sold by the fishermen’s wives.
- The Ferry Boat cruises from Vieux Port. It is a tourist attraction, known as the shortest commercial boat ride in Europe. It is free of charge. (à vérifier)
How to get there:
2 minute walk from Hello Marseille. Metro stop: Vieux Port. (Line direction to “La Fourragère”)