Quality Hotel Marseille Vieux Port
16, cours Belsunce
Phone: (33) 4 91 19 04 85
Fax: (33) 4 91 19 39 80
16, cours Belsunce, Marseille, FR, 13001
- Phone: (33) 4 91 19 04 85
- Fax: (33) 4 91 19 39 80
The grocery section which is named Nouvelles Galeries (New Collection) offers a selection of regional specialities from all over France. From the sausages of Vire to Far Breton, passing through Saint-Marcelin, they sell an excellent range of quality products. Good ideas and full of flavour.
At the heart of the city center, Centre Bourse spans a multitude of shops that promise absolute retail therapy. It attracts all sorts of people as it has everything from designer stores to small-scale boutiques to hobby and art stores and a lot more. There are of course places to sit, eat or to rest between shops. The regular sales and discount offers running across the mall add to the overall shopping experience. Centre Bourse also has a parking lot that is open 7 days a week and all day long.
The facade grabs your attention right away - giant books give you the impression you're walking directly into a library bookshelf. Most people enter out of sheer curiosity. Inside, it's a classically laid-out bookstore, offering all kinds of literature (and some lovely books on Provence). As an added bonus, you'll find that there are a large number of secondhand books available. Just browse around a bit and you're sure to find a good secondhand book for a bargain price.
The mass of blue and white on the Canebière is where genuine football mania and profiteering business collide. No less than 5 television screens show loops of advertisements along with anything related to the city's pride and joy - its football team. There is a wide assortment of clothes and gadgets touching on the obsessional for sale, including cuddly toys, board games, Zippo lighters and even a comic strip biography of Papin, with a preface by Bernard Tapie. Practically a second home to supporters of Olympique Marseille.
This store, which boasts a prime location on the Canebière, just steps away from Rue de Rome, is continuously packed with satisfied customers from morning until night. It sells a wide variety of goods extending over several floors, including cosmetics, clothes, toys and a food section, throughout the day. It offers unbeatable value for money and the efficient staff are always helpful.
Tati is a discount store that offers the best rates for household gadgets , accessories and a wide array of clothing for men, women and kids. With a range of plain or eccentric designs and gadgets, there are plenty of items to choose from.
This bustling pedestrian street marks the heart of Marseille's shopping district. The wide variety of boutiques, galleries, superstores, bars, cafés, and restaurants practically guarantees that you will find anything that you are looking for. Shopping spots include the Galeries Lafayette, H&M, Sephora, Mango, Zara, the Virgin Megastore, and much more.
This large general bookstore in the heart of the city centre attracts our immediate attention with its sidewalk display of racks and bins full of used books ( on cooking, art, foreign civilizations etc. Inside, you'll find three floors which contain a wide range of school and office supplies, along with all kinds of books - even the most specialist - all at bargain prices. It's worth noting that secondhand books, including textbooks, are available here (and these may be sold back to the store for cash, rather than exchanged for credit).
Perched above the Noailles district, this seafood specialist sells an assorted catch of fresh seafood in a 500m2 store. The refrigerated stalls harbour the best selection of fish from the Mediterannean coast, caught by local fishermen. Also on display is an incredible array of strikingly colourful African species at prices that would take some beating.
This travel bookshop can help you plan your next trip. You will find guide books and maps covering all corners of the globe. If you are more of a homebody, you can embark on an interior voyage instead. There is also a large selection of esoteric books available.
The Armand Thiery boutique for men, located in the center of the city, offers a simple yet stylish collection of clothes in both the classic and sports ranges. The straight-cut trousers are great for comfort, and the Fair Isle pullovers in either black or grey certainly do the job. In the all-weather range, choose from Italian pinstripe coats, black 4 button suits, ties and an impressive selection of shirts.
Amid the busy shopping streets of the city center, soccer (or "football") fans can buy anything and everything related to the game, including shirts, boots and shin pads at l'Univers du Foot. Inside, it is a shrine of blue and white: the colors that adorn the legendary Marseillaise players. Come here for the best in sporting equipment and gear.