La cité phocéenne.
Campsite near MarseilleDiscover Marseille, a dynamic city full of charm located in the south of France, close to the Camp du Domaine campsite. With its varied neighbourhoods, historic sites, sunny beaches, calanques and many tourist attractions, Marseille offers visitors an unforgettable experience. If you’re looking for a campsite near Marseille to stay at during your holiday, choose Camp du Domaine to make the most of this unique destination.
Your stay at a campsite near Marseille.
Do you dream of visiting the city of Marseille, the Prado beaches, the Cassis creeks or the old village of La Ciotat, but don’t know which accommodation near Marseille to choose? At Camp du Domaine, a 5-star campsite near Marseille and the surrounding area, we offer mobile homes, bungalows and tent pitches for rent, so you can enjoy a visit to this multifaceted city while benefiting from the unrivalled comfort of a seaside campsite. The many activities on offer on site and in the surrounding area will delight the whole family during your stay. You can leave your belongings safely on your pitch or in your accommodation and set off on an excursion to visit the area around Marseille, Aubagne, Cassis and its creeks or La Ciotat. At nightfall, you can return to your cosy little nest under the starry Provence sky, for a restorative night’s sleep before setting off on another day of excursions.
Discovering Marseille's Old Port.
Set off early in the day from our campsite near Marseille and discover the legendary Vieux Port in the heart of the city, a place steeped in history and charm. Its shimmering waters bring back memories of the sailors of yesteryear, while its bustling quays vibrate to the rhythm of modern life. Once the departure point for great sea voyages, the Vieux Port de Marseille is now a must-see meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Between the traditional fishing boats, elegant yachts and pleasure craft, an authentic and welcoming atmosphere reigns. The terraces of the cafés and restaurants lining the port of Marseille offer a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean horizon. The ballet of boats, colourful markets and street performers create a lively and captivating atmosphere. To experience the bustle of Marseille’s Vieux Port is to plunge into the very essence of the city, where maritime traditions mingle with contemporary dynamism, offering a vibrant picture of life in Marseille. From our campsite near Marseille, you can reach the Vieux Port in just 1 hour 20 minutes.
Exploring the Panier district.
From our campsite near Marseille, head to the heart of the city where a treasure trove of authenticity and charm nestles: the Panier district. Emblematic of the historic heritage of the city of Marseille, this picturesque district transports you into an enchanting atmosphere, combining the past and the present. The cobbled streets intertwine, revealing colourful facades that bear witness to a rich Mediterranean heritage right next to the beach. Artisan workshops and small boutiques run by local artists add a touch of creativity to the atmosphere of Le Panier. Here, the history of Marseille comes to life through the many historic monuments, such as the Vieille Charité, a majestic 17th-century baroque building that now houses a museum and cultural centre. The shady terraces of the cafés and restaurants invite you to relax, while the lively squares offer moments of conviviality and sharing with the friendly locals. Le Panier is also a place of artistic expression and a thriving cultural life, with art galleries, street performances and arts festivals throughout the year. A stroll through the Panier district is a true immersion in the heart of Marseille’s soul. This authentic district will win you over with its bohemian atmosphere and undeniable charm, just a stone’s throw from the beach. An unforgettable experience to discover when you visit our campsite near Marseille.
Visit to the Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde.
On holiday at our campsite near Marseille and keen to discover some of the country? Proudly dominating the city of Marseille from its hilltop, the majestic Notre-Dame de la Garde Basilica offers a breathtaking view of Marseille and the Mediterranean Sea. A true symbol of the city, it has been keeping a benevolent watch over its inhabitants for over a century. Perched atop the highest hill in Marseille, the Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde is an architectural masterpiece in the Roman-Byzantine style. Its imposing façade is adorned with sparkling mosaics telling biblical and maritime stories. Inside, the sanctuary reveals an atmosphere imbued with spirituality and contemplation. The colourful stained-glass windows flood the space with shimmering light, and the hanging votive offerings bear witness to the moving thanks of the sailors and the people of Marseilles. But more than just a place of worship, the Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde is a must-see for visitors to Marseille. Climbing to the top of the Basilica offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the city, its creeks and islands in the distance. Over the years, the Basilica has become a place of gathering and celebration for the people of Marseille, who come here to lay down candles and prayers, or simply to contemplate the beauty of their beloved city. The Basilica of Notre-Dame de la Garde, patron saint of Marseilles, epitomises the soul of this Mediterranean city: vibrant, full of faith and open to the world. An unforgettable visit that will transport you beyond the heavens and leave you with unforgettable memories of Marseille during your stay at our campsite near Marseille.
The Cours Julien district.
In the heart of Marseille, the Cours Julien emerges as a creative and cultural hub. A true bohemian district, it attracts free spirits and artistic souls, offering a unique experience to visitors in search of authenticity. The colourful facades of the historic buildings on the Cours Julien reflect the diversity and vibrancy that characterise this district. Here, urban art blends harmoniously with architecture, creating an open-air artistic canvas where graffiti meets mural frescoes. The lively alleyways of the Cours Julien are packed with independent artisan and designer boutiques, offering unique and original pieces that appeal to art and fashion lovers. The beating heart of the district lies in its central square, where sunny café terraces invite you to relax and socialise. Here, street artists express themselves freely, from musicians to jugglers and painters, creating a warm and cheerful atmosphere. The Cours Julien is also renowned for its alternative music scene and intimate concert halls. Live concerts, ranging from jazz to electronic music, resonate every evening, creating an electric atmosphere that music fans will love. In the evenings, the district comes alive with bars and restaurants offering lively, convivial evenings. Mediterranean flavours mingle with influences from around the world, offering an eclectic and delicious culinary experience. In short, the Cours Julien is a journey to the heart of Marseille’s creativity, where art, music and conviviality combine to create a spellbinding and unique atmosphere. If you’re visiting the city from our campsite near Marseille, don’t miss this vibrant immersion in the city’s bohemian spirit.
Excursion to the Frioul Islands.
If our campsite near Marseille is located close to the Iles d’Or, discover the Frioul islands, real unspoilt treasures of the Mediterranean, just a stone’s throw from the urban hustle and bustle of the city of Marseille. This natural getaway offers visitors an enchanting interlude, where calm and serenity reign supreme. Sailing to the Frioul Islands is an adventure in itself. As you cross, the azure blue of the sea reveals itself, heralding an escapade of marine beauty and a change of scenery. On arrival, a natural paradise is revealed. Coves with crystal-clear waters invite you to swim, while the white sandy beaches offer an idyllic place to relax and soak up the sun. Friuli is also a playground for hiking enthusiasts. Marked trails wind between the wild hills, offering spectacular panoramic views of the sea and the steep coastline. But there’s more to the Friuli Islands than their natural beauty. They are also steeped in history. The Ratonneau fort, the Pomègues tower, the remains of the penal colony… So much evidence of a rich and eventful past, adding a cultural dimension to this island getaway. Frioul is also a sanctuary for seabirds and Mediterranean flora. Birdwatchers will be able to observe rare species, while nature lovers will be seduced by the wealth of local biodiversity. Stay at our campsite near Marseille and treat yourself to an unforgettable getaway on the outskirts of the city, where you can reconnect with what’s essential and savour the magic of the Mediterranean.
History at the MUCEM.
In the heart of Marseille, the MUCEM (Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée (Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean )) invites visitors on a captivating journey to the heart of Mediterranean civilisations. Its bold architectural structure blends concrete and lace, symbolising the meeting of the ancient and the contemporary, and its openness to the world. Inside, the immersive experience begins. Collections of art objects, photographs and audiovisual installations tell the fascinating stories of the Mediterranean peoples, bearing witness to their intimate links and cultural exchanges. The MUCEM’s temporary exhibitions explore a wide range of themes, from archaeology to contemporary art and popular traditions. The MUCEM is not limited to its walls. Outdoor spaces, such as the Saint-Laurent footbridge linking the museum to Fort Saint-Jean, offer spectacular panoramic views of the sea and the city, creating a harmonious dialogue between heritage and landscape. Our campsite, Camp du Domaine, close to Marseille, is the ideal base for visiting this fascinating museum, where the meeting of civilisations resonates with the beauty of the sea and the liveliness of Marseille.
Nestling in an unspoilt cove on the Marseilles coast, the Vallon des Auffres is a real natural gem, inviting visitors to enjoy a bucolic getaway far from the hustle and bustle of the city. Like the Camp du Domaine campsite, this little corner of paradise offers an enchanting setting where nature reigns supreme. The calm waters of the creek are lined with colourful boats, testimony to the fishing past of the Vallon des Auffres. Here, time seems to slow down, offering a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. In the heart of the Vallon, the fresh fish and seafood restaurants invite you to enjoy a tasty meal, almost with your feet in the water. The shaded terraces provide an idyllic setting for enjoying a delicious meal while gazing out over the panoramic sea views. The hiking trails that border the Vallon des Auffres also offer visitors the chance to explore the rugged beauty of the surrounding hills, revealing breathtaking panoramas of the Mediterranean. The Vallon des Auffres is also a popular meeting place for anglers, who come here to indulge their passion in a peaceful setting not far from the beach. In the evening, the Vallon des Auffres comes to life, without losing its quiet charm. The terraces fill up and laughter resounds, creating a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Discover the city of Marseille at our campsite near Marseille
During the summer and outside the school holidays, Camp du Domaine offers free excursions on board our mini-bus. Every week, a number of the Cote d’Azur’s must-see destinations are offered, and a guide will take you there free of charge. With our campsite close to Marseille, it’s easy for us to get you there, so you can discover all that this multifaceted city has to offer.