La Joliette is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. A stay at one of La Joliette's hotels makes it easy to venture out into the greater Marseille area.
Sightseeing around La Joliette
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Stroll the halls at Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne, Centre de la Vieille Charite, or Musee Regards de Provence. You can check out the local talent at Silo Concert Hall, La Criee National Theater of Marseille, and Marseille Opera House. La Vieille Charite, Cathedral la Major, and Fort Saint Jean are monuments worth a look. Pharo Palace, Abbaye de Saint Victor, and Fort Saint Nicholas are some local landmarks. Create some family memories at Chateau de la Buzine, Eurocopter, and Karting de L'Etang.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Jardin des Vestiges, Palais Longchamps, or 26th Centenary Park. With a shopping trip to Centre Bourse, Escale Borely, or Les Allees Provencales, you might find that perfect souvenir. A visit to Marseille Ferry Terminal, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille, or Docks of Joliette won't disappoint either.
A few of the area's most popular attractions are Museum of Civilizations in Europe and the Mediterranean, Vieux Port, and Notre-Dame de la Garde. Marseille Provence Cruise Terminal, Musee des Docks Romains, and University of Aix-Marseille I are other top spots to see.
Getting around La Joliette
Ready to get out and explore the city? Joliette Station is the closest metro station. You can inquire about options for water travel at the port.
The Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence) airport is 11.8 miles (18.9 km) from La Joliette.