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Parc Borely

Experience the rich floral aromas, formal arrangements and many secret corners of one of France’s most cherished gardens, an icon of Marseille.

Spend a day getting lost in the sprawling Parc Borély (Borély Park), a picturesque city garden that’s perfect for a relaxing walk, an afternoon of cultural activities or to watch the sun go down over the Mediterranean Sea. Explore the 42 acres (17 hectares) of park to find Château Borély and the historic E.M Heckel Botanic Garden.

Wander between the twin lawns that flank the western border of the park to find Château Borély and its tree lined façade. When built in the 18th century, the house was a country mansion for a wealthy local merchant. It was donated to the city during the century that followed and today, after extensive renovations and restorations, houses a fine arts museum. Discover the wide collection of fashion, textiles and pottery housed within the château before stopping by the café for refreshments. Browse a collection of artist books in the bookshop located within the château’s east wing.

Outside you’ll find the manicured, English-style gardens that wrap themselves around the lake. Follow the circuit walkway to visit the lake, or rent a bike to explore the longer trails. Bring some bread to feed the ducks and swans that live in the lake. Stop to smell the roses at the rose garden as you relax in the peaceful atmosphere of the park.

Children will love playing on the merry-go-round or racing miniature boats on the lake. Rent a go-cart for a thrilling experience.

Borély Park can be reached by bus from the city centre. Metered parking is available in the streets surround the park. There is no admission fee to the park however the botanic gardens and Château Borély each charge a small fee for entry.

Parc Borely Hotels

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nhow Marseille

nhow Marseille

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    Located in 7th Arrondissement, this beach hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of La Corniche, Velodrome Stadium, and Parc Chanot Convention and Exhibition Center. Old ...

    nhow MarseilleNZ$171

    nhow MarseilleNZ$171
    Residhotel Grand Prado

    Residhotel Grand Prado

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      Located in 8th Arrondissement, this residence is steps away from Prado Market and Velodrome Stadium. Old Port of Marseille and Parc Chanot Convention and Exhibition ...

      Residhotel Grand PradoNZ$84

      Residhotel Grand PradoNZ$84
      AC Hotel by Marriott Marseille Prado Velodrome

      AC Hotel by Marriott Marseille Prado Velodrome

      4 allee Marcel Leclerc, Marseille
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        Located in 8th Arrondissement, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Orange Vélodrome and Parc Chanot Convention and Exhibition Center. Palais des Sports ...

        AC Hotel by Marriott Marseille Prado VelodromeNZ$142

        AC Hotel by Marriott Marseille Prado VelodromeNZ$142
        Golden Tulip Villa Massalia

        Golden Tulip Villa Massalia

        17 Place Louis Bonnefon, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone
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          Located in 8th Arrondissement, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Parc Borely and Escale Borely. Musee d'Art Contemporain is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) away. ...

          Golden Tulip Villa MassaliaNZ$176

          Golden Tulip Villa MassaliaNZ$176
          Aparthotel Adagio Marseille Prado Plage

          Aparthotel Adagio Marseille Prado Plage

             
             

            Located in 8th Arrondissement, this beach residence is within a 15-minute walk of La Corniche and Velodrome Stadium. Calanques National Park and Old Port of ...

            Aparthotel Adagio Marseille Prado PlageNZ$88

            Aparthotel Adagio Marseille Prado PlageNZ$88
            B&B Hôtel Marseille Prado Vélodrome

            B&B Hôtel Marseille Prado Vélodrome

            6 allée Marcel Leclerc, Vélodrome Stadium, Marseille
               
               

              Located in 8th Arrondissement, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Velodrome Stadium and Parc Chanot Convention and Exhibition Center. Old Port of Marseille ...

              B&B Hôtel Marseille Prado VélodromeNZ$83

              B&B Hôtel Marseille Prado VélodromeNZ$83
              Grand Hotel Beauvau Marseille Vieux-Port – MGallery

              Grand Hotel Beauvau Marseille Vieux-Port – MGallery

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                Located in 1st Arrondissement, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Old Port of Marseille, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations and Notre-Dame ...

                Grand Hotel Beauvau Marseille Vieux-Port – MGalleryNZ$184

                Grand Hotel Beauvau Marseille Vieux-Port – MGalleryNZ$184
                Holiday Inn Express Marseille - Saint Charles

                Holiday Inn Express Marseille - Saint Charles

                15 Boulevard Maurice Bourdet, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone
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                  Located in 1st Arrondissement, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Old Port of Marseille and La Vieille Charite. Grand Port Maritime de Marseille and Marseille ...

                  Holiday Inn Express Marseille - Saint CharlesNZ$101

                  Holiday Inn Express Marseille - Saint CharlesNZ$101
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