Marseille, France’s biggest port. After a record 2013 season during which the symbolic one million passenger threshold was crossed, Marseille Provence is now the 6th Mediterranean Cruise Port and has achieved the best performance in the top 10 with an incredible 33% growth.
Over 1.35 million passengers are expected in Marseille in 2014 with 515 ports of call thus setting in stone the double figure growth projections for the sector (+18%). Boarding services from Marseille Provence have increased with 377 departures in 2014 compared to 311 in 2013, a sign of major market figures’ renewed interest for the Marseille port.
Because of the quality of its services and port infrastructures, the Provencal capital is now the top port for cruising the Mediterranean. The biggest European cruise companies provide a wide variety of trips for all tastes and budgets all year round: party, sophisticated, fun, curious, 3 day or 10 day etc.