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24 Oct 2017
“Fifty cents to cross the port.”
23 Dec 2015
“good service when it works”
Vieux Port, Marseille, France

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

There was only 1 ferry boat and I think it ran every 20 mins although the journey itself was only 5 mins. So if you just missed a ferry there was quite a wait for the next as we found out. I almost could of...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 24 December 2015

crossing the vieux port is quick cheap and easy, just 5 minutes and you already there and you went on a boat, super quick trip and fun for the kids

1  Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 11 August 2015

event the concierge at the intercontinental hotel is helpless. It seems that Marseille paid a lot of money, but the service does indeed simply not work. we stayed one week and NEVER saw one single ferry go back and forth a joke - don't expect...More

2  Thank Geneva2009
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Is this ferry boat still running? We visited the Vieux Port every day but never saw it. It would have been useful on very hot days.

3  Thank LouLou_and_Scottie
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Do yourself a favour and take the boat trip out to the nearby Isles. Visit the Chateau des Ifs and continue on for a swim in a lagoon at Ile du Frioul. Good for an afternoon get-away and some relaxation away from the crowds. Don't...More

2  Thank jeanrelle
Reviewed 11 October 2014

On a flying visit to Marseille, we were showing friends the harbour. While on board,we were informed by a fisherman that a ferry ride to L'estaque only takes half hour. They leave every hour from Marseille's Old Port, a deep harbour that has been hosting...More

4  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 2 October 2014

It's a short fast ride from one side of the port to the other side. Great opportunity to get some great pics.

Thank 5000traveller
Reviewed 11 October 2013

As other reviewers mentioned, it only takes 5 mins but it takes you from one side of the vieux port to the other and its free so why not?

Thank LOLANetherlands
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Free, that's about all you can say about the ferry across the harbor. It take about 2 min and offers a brief, some what different view. It's more convenient than it is anything, saves a few footsteps which you will need as the day progresses....More

2  Thank Daddio_M3
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Just take 15 minutes to relax and enjoy the Old Port with different views. Moreover it is an easy way to talk to people on the boat. Very friendly!

Thank likemonkeys
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22 May 2016|
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Response from Lynda S | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a little ferry crossing the port from the town hall,( la mairie,) and the opposite part near the theatre and restaurants, for a small fee, 1 euros enjoy