Marseille Car Hire

Make the most of your holiday with car hire in Marseille

Marseille car rental site photoLocated in the popular South of France Marseille is known for its stunning Mediterranean coastline and major harbour. There are plenty of things to see and the best way to do it is by car rental in Marseille. The oldest city in France, Marseille is also the second biggest in the country, only behind Paris with a population of over 1.5 million people (urban area). 


Marseille Airport 


Marseille Airport is located 27 KMs (15.5 miles) in the Margnane area, to the north west of the city and host to over 8 million passengers per year, making it the 5th busiest airport in France.


The time zone is one hour ahead of Britain and its an easy hour and a half flight from most London airports. You can fly with Air France from Heathrow Airport (via Paris), Ryanair (from Stansted) or easyJet (from Gatwick or Luton).


Transport in the city is good however a taxi from the airport to city can be expensive an averages up to €70 one way. Marseille Airport car hire options through Enjoy include Europcar, Alamo, Keddy and Enterprise. 


Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde photoOn of the most well-known features is the old Vieux port, but the most dominant is arguably Basilique de Notre Dame de la GardeLocated at the top of the hill, it is overlooking the port of Marseille. Needless to say, views are spectacular.


If you are into art, Palais et Parc Longchamp is another place to visit in Marseille. It is somewhat spiritual for all the masterpieces from some of the greatest European painters in the last 200 years.


Chateau d'If photoThere are plenty of historic sites in Marseille but if you like to escape from daily life, Parc Borely is a great place to visit, as are Calanque de Morgiou and Calanque du Sugiton. Both quite breathtaking.


Off course you can not leave Marseille without visiting famous Chateau D'If (Castle if). Not, if you have red Count Monte Christo by Alexandre Dumas or watched the movie. 


To make the most of your holiday choose cheap car hire in Marseille to explore the truly memorable views on offer from this historic city. With a car rental you can enjoy this large city and explore the south of France, so you can get the best out of this popular region. Many people opt for airport car hire in Marseille too.


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