Activités Nautiques à Marseille, plusieurs personnes sur le plan d'eau en kayak des mers qui partent en balade

Nautical activities in Marseille

Even if visiting Marseille and its heritage on land is exciting, Marseille can also be visited by sea! By paddle, kayak or boat, take advantage of the numerous activities to visit the Marseille coastline and its unforgettable Calanques! Activities to do with friends or family to discover Marseille differently.

Water sports in Marseille

Paddle boarding in Marseille

For a few years now, paddling has been one of the must-do sports of the summer! In Marseille, it is a sport that is more and more practiced, and the city is full of spots to enjoy it fully!

Much calmer than surfing or windsurfing, paddling is a relaxing activity that you should try at all costs, and if you don’t have boards, you can rent them in Marseille!

Paddle boarding can be done alone, but it is also possible to go for group rides. In the morning for a 100% relaxing moment or in the evening facing the sunset, paddling is the ideal sport for young and old!

From the calanques to the beaches of the Catalans, Borély or the Prophète in Marseille, via the urban coastline such as the Anse de Maldormé or the Fausse Monnaie, the Phocaean City is ideal for enjoying a unique moment on a paddle.

Kayak trips in Marseille

Completely different from paddling, kayaking is a perfect activity to discover the Marseille coastline. For beginners or experienced paddlers, rent a kayak to discover the Marseille seaside or its Calanques.

For half a day or a full day, enjoy a kayak trip in Marseille and go at your own pace! An outing that offers you a total change of scenery to discover the Marseille coastline.

A good way to explore the nooks and crannies of the Marseille seaside or the Calanques, with family or friends!

Boat trips in Marseille

The RTM maritime shuttles

Rent a boat in Marseille! To visit the city’s harbour and listen to its history or to visit the Calanques National Park, many service providers offer you the opportunity to visit Marseille by boat!

Cross Marseille with the RTM maritime shuttles. From the city centre to the various unmissable seasides such as les Goudes or l’Estaque, take advantage of a crossing accessible to all! For young and old and for all budgets, the maritime shuttles are the ideal activity for a boat trip in Marseille.

Marseille, between sea and history

To visit Marseille with a lover of the city and the sea, and to learn about the history of the Phocaean City, enjoy a trip with Localanque and its passionate captain! In summer, a swimming stop is planned!

Visit Marseille on board a 100% electric catamaran! Listen to 2,600 years of Marseille history on board the HistoBoat by Levantin Catamaran. Discover the Phocaean City and its key monuments by sea, from the Mucem, via the Fort St Jean, the Vallon des Auffes and Notre-Dame de la Garde.

The Calanques National Park by boat

In Marseille, you have the choice of visiting the Calanques by boat! Half-day, day, morning, evening, in a sailboat, semi-rigid boat, catamaran or electric boat, there is something for all ages and all budgets!

Official website of the Tourist Office of Marseille