ferryboat transfer is included in the city pass, so we went to the if castle and passed by the island of Frioul. They sail very often (about twice every hour) and it all went very easily and smooth, even on the ocean.
Or so Marseille Tourism likes to claim. Regardless, it is a very convenient way to cross the harbour without walking around. Plus the price is right, it's free.
It's pracical and useful: it gets you from one side of the Vieux port to the other in 2 and a half minutes, saving you a 15 min walk. It's ecological: it doesn't use gasoline, it's electric. It's a good viewpoint: you can see the...More
Well worth every penny to take the boat ride around the bay you see some lovely sights and beaches if you are going to Marseille it is a must.
Can't miss a boat trip in Marseille, the coast is a spectacular sight!
The ferry boat was a quick way to get around, it takes you across the port in minutes. There is also a ferry boat which takes you to Castle D'If, well worth a visit.
I have been often in Marseille but never tried the Ferry Boat. Nice surprise is free of charge. you will get a nice view on the Vieux Port and on the marina. Trip lasts 5 minutes but you can repeat it, again and agin till...More
too bad it stops at 17:00, Nevertheless it's still a great and fast way to move from side to side.
Free travel across the port of Marseille. Often closed because of weather, lunch, etc.
We took a ferry ride to Chateau D'if. It was reasonably crowded, but we got seats ok. The harbour takes on a different aspect from a ferry, which is interesting. The ride was smooth & once outside the harbour, very fast. My wife & I...More