Located on the Mediterranean Coast and being the capital of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Marseilles is a French paradise that promises sun, culture and great dining. Marseille has the best weather out of the large cities in France with hot summers and mild winters. The Vieux-Port, the old port and main harbour / marina of the city, is a the perfect place to sit and sample the local food whilst watching the world go by and taking in the view. On either side of the harbour are two forts, Fort St Nicolas and Fort Saint Jean, creating a spectacular vista. Relax at one of the many waterfront cafes or head down to the Quai des Belges fish market at the end of the harbour for an authentic experience of the senses. As a centre of arts and culture, there is a rich selection of museums, galleries and events spaces for historical to modern interests. The Musée des beaux-arts de Marseille (Fine Arts), Musée d%u2019Art Contemporain de Marseille (Contemporary Art) and Musée Cantini (Modern Art) house impressive collections, as does the Grobet-Labadié Museum which displays European objets d'art and old musical instruments. Marseille has a well established music scene from classical, at home in the unusual art deco The Opéra de Marseille, to hip hop, with the city spawning the popularity of hip hop in France. Marseille is a great city to do day trips or a longer holiday into Provence and its scenic countryside, heritage and history. There are many picturesque villages and vineyards, including the renowned Châteauneuf-du-Pape, which can be discovered by car. Car hire in Marseille and round Provence is easy with Sixt, with our convenient branches and range of cars that suit all requirements. Our one way hire options are great for longer adventures, such as a meander to the popular towns of Nice or Lyon.