5 days in Marseille & Barcelona Itinerary

5 days in Marseille & Barcelona Itinerary

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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day

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nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get a sense of the local culture at La Croisette and Palais des Papes. Museum-lovers will get to explore Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and explore the world behind art at MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marseille trip itinerary planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Marseille is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marseille, with highs around °C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Carrieres des Lumieres, Palais des Papes, Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, thenexplore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Marseille to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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