This sightseeing bus tour of Marseille is a convenient way to explore the oldest city in France. You can climb on and off at any of the stops, allowing you to visit all the essential sights at your own pace.
Route and Stops
This tourist bus service follows two different routes with 14 stops around the main attractions of France’s second largest city. Throughout the journey on board the open-top double-decker bus, you can enjoy English language commentary about the monuments, museums, gardens and other important locations around the coastal city.
Some of the essential stops on the route are the Notre Dame de la Garde Cathedral, Les Catalans, the bay of Vallon des Auffes, Fort Saint Nicolas and the seafront Corniche.
You can consult the routes and all the stops on the map by clicking on this link:
How does it work
The ticket is valid for 1 single day. So, if you activate a ticket at 3 pm, the ticket will only be valid until the end of that same day. During this time, you can hop on and off the bus as many times as you want. We recommend activating the card as early as possible to enjoy its full potential.
Timetable and frequency
The tourist bus in Marseille operates every day and leaves every half an hour between 10 am and 5 pm from the Old Port of the city.
|Adults||Children between 4 and 15 years old||Children under 4 years old|
Children between 4 and 15 years oldUS$ 8.9
Children under 4 years oldFree
The tour includes audio commentary in English.
Unlimited use of the ColorBus service for 1 day.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Marseille).
You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - Are all the buses wheelchair accessible?
A - The local provider has 5 buses with space for wheelchairs. To be sure of a place on one of these buses, head to Quai du Port, 76.
Q - What is the address of the first stop. How can I identify the buses?
A - You can get on the buses at any one of the stops. The first stop is at Quai du Port, number 86. You can identify the buses by their blue, red and orange colours.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Yes (only for folding wheelchairs).