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Airport Code: MRS
The Marseille Province Airport, MRS, also known as Marseille-Marignane Airport, is located 27 km north west of Marseille on the territory of Marignane. The second largest for cargo in France but only the fifth busiest by passenger traffic, Marseille Province Airport handled about seven million passengers in 2009.
Marseille boasts the third largest metropolitan area in France after Paris and Lyon. Sitting on the Mediterranean Sea Marseille is France's largest commercial port. Make sure you can get around to everything this busy port town has to offer by booking a car hire Marseille Province Airport.
For cheap car hire in Marseille, France, there are options convently located in Marseille Airport. In Hall 1 you will find desks for the following car rental companies:
We recommend to book your Marseille Airport car rental in advance with us to get amazing car rental discounts.
Airport Name: Marseille, France
Airport Code: MRS
Telephone: +33(0)442 141 414
Distance: Marseille city || 16 Miles / 25 km / 20 minutes by rental car from Downtown Marseille
Address: Aéroport Marseille Provence CCI Marseille-Provence BP 7 - Aéroport 13727 Marignane Cédex France
Guarded by two massive forts (St Nicolas and Saint Jean), The Old Port or Vieux-Port is the main harbour and marina of the city. Here you will find the daily fish market and many eateries serving the freshest French seafood.
Arrive on an early flight? Make it to the Old Port for lunch the easy by Marseille Province Airport car hire.
Built as an alms house, this architecturally significant building was designed by the Puget brothers. The central Baroque chapel sits in the middle of a lovely courtyard lined with arcaded galleries. La Vieille Charité is home to an archeological museum, African and Asian art, as well as bookshops and a cafe.
Standing as one of the oldest places of Christian worship in Europe this Abbey is rich with history and tradition. Its crypt and catacombs date back to the fifth century and occupy the site of a Hellenic burial ground, which was later used for Christian martyrs.
If you happen to visit during Candlemas don't miss their procession along the rue Sainte where a Black Madonna is carried from the crypt.
This nineteenth century italianate colonaded building houses both the Musée des Beaux-Arts and the Natural History Museum. Built on a grand scale, it rises up behind a breathtaking fountain with cascading waterfalls, marking the entry point of the Canal de Provence into Marsielle. A stunning trip just out side the city, enjoy the sights as you pas leisurely by in a car rental Marseille, France.
Due to become France's eighth national park, Parc National des Calanques, in 2011, this is the perfect place to spend a day in nature. This is a wild mountainous costal area providing beautiful views and excellent photo opportunities. Travel is easy through Callenlongue, Luminy, Somiou, Morgiou, or Cassis and it can be cheap too with a cheap car rental Marseille, France.
Leave your car hire Marseille, France at the Old Port and take the ferry to the Bay of Marseille. Visit the prison of Chåteau d'lf, the setting for famous French novel The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. On the neighboring islands of Ratonneau and Pomégues, joined by a man-made breakwater, see the former garrison and quarantine hospital and perhaps some active marine wildlife.
Find the best hotels for a comfortable stay in Marseille, France.
Marseille Vieux Port
6, rue Beauvau
Tél. +33 (0)4 91 3
5 La Canebière
Tél : +33 (0)4 91 90 61 61
Fax : +33 (0)4 91 90 95 61