Aix en Provence, Cruise stop

Are you sailing or returning from a cruise from Marseille on board a ferry with a major company such as Costa Croisière or MSC Croisières? Why not treat yourself to a stop in Aix-en-Provence?

This is a unique opportunity for a Provencal break to get up close and personal with Cézanne and his best pieces and explore the incredible collections in Aix’s museums.

Accommodation with a garage or private parking

For a relaxed and serene stopover, Aix-en-Provence has facilities with a garage or car park.


A variety of restaurants for any budget

From a traditional little bistro to a fine dining restaurant, you’ll find something to suit everyone. If you don’t fancy going out so you can get an early start then why not get a delivery to your hotel?

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A casino, 3 cinemas and several entertainment venues

Whether you’re with that special someone or the family, you’ll find something to liven up your evening in Aix-en-Provence with a host of entertainment all year round: concerts, dance, theatre and more.

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Vibrant and diverse culture

If you have a little more time then visit Aix-en-Provence to experience festivals, exhibitions, entertainment, fairs, markets and more every season throughout the year.

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Driving to the ports from Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence is under 35km from Marseille.

Your cruise is departing from...

... the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille

How to get there:

  • Via the Northern motorway: take the “Marseille Estaque/ Joliette / Les ports” exit
  • Via the Coastal motorway: exit junction n°5 on the A55 (Porte 4 - La Calade - L'Estaque).

After the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille’s security terminal you’ll see signs to help you find your ferry’s dock.

... the Port de la Joliette (J4)

It’s at the foot of Marseille Cathedral on the Quais de la Joliette

How to get there:

  • Exit the A55 at junction n°4 (La Joliette / Les Arnavaux / Arenc / Les Ports).

Aix en Provence - Port de Marseille Terminal Itinerary

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