Marseille is home to Mediterranean climate characterized by dry and hot summers, as well as mild and humid winters. The weather remains pleasant all throughout the year making Marseille a year-round destination. The city is most crowded during the summer season, making summers the peak season to visit the city. The city has no particular off season as it is a year-round destination and is visited by tourists in every season.
The best time to visit Marseille is during the summer season (June to August) as the climate remains pleasant and the precipitation levels are extremely low. However, if you wish to avoid the summer crowds and the peak season inflated prices, consider going during the spring season (March to May).