Radisson Blu Hotel, Marseille Vieux Port

Spring in Marseille


Known for its delicious bouillabaisse, spectacular Calanques and famous old port, the second largest city in France, Marseille is a destination like no other to enjoy the beauty of spring.

Popular seaside destination among tourists, Marseille and its region have a lot of hidden treasures waiting to be explored under the sun.

Our Top 3 Must- Do’s this Spring

  1. Easter egg hunt and activities at Château de la Barben
  2. NIM Mediterranean championship
  3. MuCEM exhibitions

Try Something New This Spring

MuCEM exhibitions
Come admire the multiple exhibitions the Museum of European and Mediterranean civilisation  has to offer. From an exhibition on "Love" to an exhibition on the foundation of agriculture in the Mediterranean, this museum is diverse and ideal for a fun outing this spring.

Opening: from 11AM to 6PM – closed on Tuesday
Prices: 9.5€ for adults, 5€ for children and student. Free on the first Sunday of each month.
 
How to get there from the hotel:
7 Promenade Robert Laffont
Bus 82 – Stop at Mucem St Jean
 
SNIM Mediterranean championship
Each year Marseille welcomes one of the biggest sailing regattas in France. For 3 days, professionals and amateurs compete on the Mediterranean Sea. Admire the competition from the sea or land.

Dates: March 30th – April 2nd
Prices: Free

How to get there from the hotel:
Quai de Rive Neuve
A 3-minute walk from the hotel
 
E.M Heckel Botanic Garden
Explore the beautiful flowers in the botanical gardens, from the Chinese garden to the Mediterranean garden, it's a perfect way to spend Easter and celebrate springtime.

Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 – 18:00. Open exceptionally on Easter Monday
Price: 3€ per Adult
 
How to get there from the hotel:
Parc Borély - Marseille
Bus 83 – Stop at Parc Borély
 

Spring Holiday with kids – Les Vacances de Pâques avec des enfants

Eco Park Adventure
Explore the woods on top of the trees trough 6 fun and entertaining courses. Equipped with different levels, even the most adventurous ones will be satisfied at Eco Park Adventure.
Opening hours: Wednesday and on the weekends from 13:00 – 18:00
Prices: Adult (14+) - 19€ / Junior (9-13) - 17€ / Kids (5-8) -12€
 
How to get there from the hotel:
20 Boulevard Madeleine Rémusat
Metro 1 - stop at Malpassé then take the Bus 37 - stop Val des Pins
 
La journée des merveilles at La Criée at Théatre National de Marseille
Explore the magical world of children stories such as Snow White, "Grimm et autres merveilles " on the theatre stage.

Dates: March 31st from 10:00 – 18:00
Prices: Free – Shows and animations open to different age groups depending on the show
 
How to get there from the hotel:
31 quai de Rive Neuve
3-minute walk from the Hotel
 
Easter egg hunt and activities at the Barben Castle
Explore the Barben Castle through an Easter egg hunt in the garden and participate in the workshops planned for the occasion.

Dates: March 31st, April 1st and April 2nd
Prices:  Child 4-12 years old - 8€ | Adult -10€
Treasure hunts: 3€ for kids | 5€ for adults
 
How to get there from the hotel:
40 minutes by car
 

Indulge this Spring  - Les activités gourmandes à Pâques

Dromel Ainé - Chocolatier – Confiseur
The Dromel Ainé Chocolate factory is part of the Marseille scenery since 1760.  Discover its "savoir -faire" and history by visiting their store in the center of the city. Admire and savour one of their creations this Easter.

Opening hours: from 09:00 – 19:00 (Closed Sunday)
 
How to get there from the hotel:
Metro 1 – Castellane