Radisson Blu Hotel, Marseille Vieux Port

SPRING IN MARSEILLE


Known for its delicious bouillabaisse, spectacular Calanques and famous old port, Marseille is a destination like no other to enjoy the beauty of spring. A popular seaside destination among tourists, Marseille and its region have a lot of hidden treasures waiting to be explored during your stay at Radisson Blu Hotel Marseille Vieux Port.

Top things to do in Marseille this spring

  1. Museum of European and Mediterranean civilisation (MUCEM)

Enjoy a selection of exhibits at the Museum of European and Mediterranean civilisation. From an exhibition on "Love" to an exhibition on the foundation of agriculture in the Mediterranean, this museum offers an interesting and fun outing this spring.
  • Open Wednesday – Monday from 11:00 to 18:00 (closed on Tuesdays)
  • Ticket prices:
    • Adults: 9.50 €
    • Children and students: 5€
    • Free on the first Sunday of the month
  • How to get there from the hotel: Take bus #82 and get off at the MuCEM St Jean stop. The Museum is located at 7 Promenade Robert Laffont.
  1. E.M Heckel Botanic Garden

Explore the beautiful flowers and plants in the E.M. Heckel Botanical Gardens at Borély Park. From the Chinese garden with a Koi pond, to a Mediterranean one, or a garden of medicinal plants inspired by the middle ages, it's a perfect way to spend welcome the longer and warmer days of spring.
  • Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00
  • Ticket prices: 3 €
  • How to get there from the Hotel – Take Bus #83 and get off at the Parc Borély stop.
  1. Eco Park Adventures

Explore the woods from the treetops at Eco Park Adventures in Marseille Saint-Jérôme. There are six fun and challenging courses catering to different abilities. There’s also a mini park for children aged two and older. Equipped of different levels, even the most adventurous ones will be satisfied at Eco Park Adventure.
  • Open Wednesdays and weekends from 13:00 to 18:00
  • Ticket prices:
    • Adults (14+): 19 €
    • Junior (ages 9 – 13): 17 €
    • Children (ages 5 – 8) 12 €
  • How to get there from the Hotel – Take the Metro line 1 to Malpassé station and then take bus #37 and get off at the Val des Pins bus stop. The park is located at 20 Boulevard Madeleine Rémusat.
  1. Dromel Ainé Chocolate Factory

Calling all chocolate lovers — The Dromel Ainé Chocolate factory is Marseille’s oldest chocolatier and was founded in in 1760.  Discover their history and try to resist their old fashioned sweets when you visit their store in the city centre.
  • Open Monday to Saturday from 09:00 to 19:00
  • How to get there from the Hotel – Take the Metro line 1 to Castellane station