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A little off the main tourist area

A large square with a variety of restaurants around the perimeter. Very quiet this timecof year... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
New Westminster, Canada
Lots of restaurants

This area seemed a little quieter and calmer then being right by the port. There were quite a... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Diane K
Chicago, Illinois
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25 Feb 2018
“A little off the main tourist area”
29 Jan 2018
“Lots of restaurants ”
Visitez gratuitement nos anciennes caves a huile et a vins datant du 17eme siecle. Un lieu historique proche du vieux port de Marseilleet de la place aux huiles... vente dans le magasin des produits du terroir de Provence et une cave a vins...more
Cours d'Estienne d'Orves, 13001 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

A large square with a variety of restaurants around the perimeter. Very quiet this timecof year but I imagine, in better weather, when outside seating is available, it gets quite liVely. We enjoyed several of the restaurants for lunch or dinner but also nice for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This area seemed a little quieter and calmer then being right by the port. There were quite a number of restaurants to choose from too.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It must have had better days, or maybe because summer is over Full of restaurants. Preferred vieux port

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great large square with restaurants and a variety of stores in marseille you would enjoy exploring for an afternoon

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

the square itself is not really something special, but there are some nice restaurants around for dinner or just for a drink. no big highlight in Marseille, but still a pleasant area.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Directly off vieux port. Lined with affordable restaurants - so a street to check when looking for your evening dinner.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Qwido
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The place is big and its position a bit surprising (for me) - you get on a huge square with no traffic in the middle of a traffic jammed marseille. It is rather soothing! THere are lots of restaurants and cafés here, but definitely not...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Bo S
Reviewed 14 April 2016

As in the title, a place to buy something that you really don't need , but would like to buy ..., some cafes nearby and a nice atmosphere.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Mario G
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Just in from the eastern side of the Vieux Port, this square gives you a real feel for Marseille. It is full of bars and restaurants and has a great atmosphere, especially in the evening. It's very touristy - but so is the Vieux Port;...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I visit this square a lot as it "on top of" the most used underground parking in the "Vieux Port" (Old Port) in Marseille....the reason for this review is that I have eaten at a couple of the many restaurants in the square and they're...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank asdf55
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