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“le panier”(48 reviews)
“artisan shops”(7 reviews)
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13002 Marseille, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We eTrikked along the narrow streets of the old town impressed by the character and art, and the open air cafes. We then went for lunch at Les Terraces du Port- overlooking the impressive bay. Salads freshly prepared and very filling. Staff very helpful

Thank Elvia G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is said to be Marseille’s oldest neighborhood, and it’s full of character. Some sections are better than others, but for the most part it is really cool area. Lots of interesting street art and great restaurants to try if you really want to get...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have thought Marseille a rather vulgar place judging by the excessive tourism by the old port. But my tour guide showed me the charm of the narrow old streets in this Artisanale area above the quays. Charming.

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To hot on a summer day with small children walking - parking is limited; nice historical site full of small germs worth a photo

Thank Jesper H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most interesting part of the old town with many narrow streets and small squares and patios. Here you can enjoy great food & drinks in a lovely atmosphere !

Thank Gerhard K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked around the Old Town by following one of the walks on the Town map. Found really quaint old streets and lovely squares with bars and restaurants. Do not miss this

Thank walkingsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A former neighborhood notorious for gangs but rapidly being gentrified, the district has a funky vibe. Cool bars and places to eat; historic architecture and contemporary graffiti art. Check it out.

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from the old port of Marseille is a charming old area of the city where you can find street art and cafes and bars.

Thank Brenda L
Reviewed 6 July 2018

walked from our hotel to the old quarters or La Panier. Streets are charming and stopped at quaint stores that had provence soaps and scents. many restaurants to eat the quarters. a definite visit

Thank Scuder85
Reviewed 5 July 2018

All the charm France can offer is shown in this neighborhood. It is packed with lovely little streets and colorful shops. I didn't feel very comfortable during the night but it is a must during the day.

Thank Nikol M
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Nanoya B
21 March 2018|
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Response from Trekker2020 | Reviewed this property |
Best time to go to Marseille! There are a couple of metro stations nearby so don’t drive!
28 July 2016|
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Response from Deborah P | Reviewed this property |
I think visiting alone during the day would be fine. There were some groups of street artists on some of the corners hanging out and playing music. Otherwise you just wander in and out of artistic little stores and galleries. More
Barry W
15 June 2015|
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Yes I'd say Le Vieux Port is worthier than Le Panier, walk around it!
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