Car Hire Marseille Saint Charles Train Station
Address & Contact Details31 Bd Voltaire, Marseille, 13001. Tel: 0820611636
Find your perfect car hire at Marseille Saint Charles Train StationMarseille is an important port in the Mediterranean and the second largest city in France. With its strong maritime heritage evident at every turn, this vibrant city is bursting with history.
Arranging car hire from Marseille Saint Charles Train Station couldn’t be easier with Avis. The moment you collect the keys you’re free to start your road trip around this fascinating French city and its surrounding regions.
Plan your journey from Marseille Saint Charles Train StationMarseille Saint Charles Train Station is perched on a small hill in the centre of the city. From here, it’s possible to reach all of the city’s main sights within minutes. All you need to do is drive.
A great place to start exploring Marseille is the old town neighbourhood of Panier. It was here that the Greeks founded the city in 600 BC, making it one of the oldest settlements in Europe. Look out for Vielle Charité (a former almshouse) planted in the centre of this neighbourhood. Today it’s a cultural hub, home to the Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology.
Le Cours Julien is the young and trendy part of Marseille, brimming with independent cafes, bookshops and great vintage shops. It’s here you’ll also fine the Plaine Market, every Thursday and Sunday. Stop by to find a mingled mix of clothing and delicious takeaway dishes like paella.
No trip to France is complete without feasting on sweet pastries. Fortunately Marseille is home to many great patisseries. Located on a small backstreet, Patisserie Sylvain Depuichaffray is regarded as the best patisserie in the city by locals, so it must be worth a visit. Be sure to sample classic items such as macaroons, meringues and éclairs.
Beyond Marseille Saint Charles Train StationWhen you arrive at Marseille Saint Charles Train Station, you’re perfectly positioned to explore the best of southern France. Everything is just a comfortable drive away thanks to your car rental.
The charming town of Aix-en-Provence is just 35 minutes up the road from Marseille. Best known as the hometown of painter Paul Cézanne, make time to follow the trail named after him to discover where he lived, painted, ate and socialised. A meander around the farmers’ market here is a must. With its enticing selection of olives, local cheeses, fresh strawberries and cured meats, it’s the place to sit back and immerse yourself in local life.
If there’s one place that epitomises the glamour of southern of France it’s Cannes. Just a two-hour drive from Marseille, this lively city is all about glitz and excess. Walk along the port and admire grand yachts before heading to the Rue Meynadier shopping area for a gastronomic treat. At the end of this street, you’ll also find Marché Forville – a covered food market. The homemade cheese is a must-try.
The very finest of south France is yours to discover with an Avis car hired from Marseille Saint Charles Train Station. Explore as much as you desire, your way.