This historic location close to the Old Port in nearly unrecognisable from the time of its orginal contruction and purpose. It used to part of an ancient water channel called the Channel of Customs that allowed galley ship to access the military arsenal. Later still, barrels of oils were unloaded here to be used by the city’s soap makers, hence the name. The channel was filled up in the 1920s. Today, you could spend every day of an entire month dining here and still not run out of bars and pubs and restaurants to check out. The place is overflowing with terrific eateries. And since this is the Old Port area, it is as charming a place for stroll as can be.
- M1 stop Vieux Port
- Buses 55, 57, 60, 61, 80, 81 stop Fort Notre Dame
- Buses 82, 82S, 83, 583 stop Place aux Huiles
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9.71% of people who visit Marseille include Place Aux Huiles in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
66.1% of people start their Place Aux Huiles visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Place Aux Huiles
89.13% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Place Aux Huiles