Use our Marseille Porto Vecchio ferry guide to find out all you need to know in order to book your ferry trip to Corsica including who sails on the Marseille Porto Vecchio route and if there are any other crossings on offer.Compare numerous crossings and sailing schedules for Marseille Porto Vecchio ferries online now by selecting the place of departure from the Marseille Porto Vecchio fare search and hit the search button.
Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Marseille Porto Vecchio route is a car and 2 passengers.
|Marseille - Ajaccio with SNCM - 3 Sailings Daily / 10 hour crossing|
|Marseille - Bastia with SNCM - 14 Sailings Weekly / 10 hour crossing|
|Marseille - Ile Rousse with SNCM - 5 Sailings Weekly / 10 hour 30 minute crossing|
|Marseille - Propriano with SNCM - 1 Sailing Weekly / 12 hour 30 minute crossing|
|Marseille - Ajaccio with La Meridionale - 9 Sailings Weekly / 10 hour crossing|
|Marseille - Bastia with La Meridionale - 8 Sailings Weekly / 10 hour crossing|
|Marseille - Propriano with La Meridionale - 1 Sailing Weekly / 13 hour crossing|
|Nice - Ajaccio with Corsica Sardinia Ferries - 3 Sailings Weekly / 6 hour 15 minute crossing|
|Nice - Calvi with Corsica Sardinia Ferries - 1 Sailing Weekly / 4 hour crossing|
|Nice - Ile Rousse with Corsica Sardinia Ferries - 8 Sailings Weekly / 4 hour 5 minute crossing|
|Nice - Bastia with Corsica Sardinia Ferries - 8 Sailings Weekly / 5 hour crossing|
|Nice - Ajaccio with SNCM - 2 Sailings Weekly / 7 hour crossing|
|Nice - Calvi with SNCM - 1 Sailing Weekly / 5 hour 55 minute crossing|
|Nice - Ile Rousse with SNCM - 9 Sailings Weekly / 5 hour crossing|
|Nice - Bastia with SNCM - 3 Sailings Weekly / 6 hour 30 minute crossing|
|Toulon - Ajaccio with Corsica Sardinia Ferries - 3 Sailings Daily / 6 hour 30 minute crossing|
|Toulon - Bastia with Corsica Sardinia Ferries - 7 Sailings Weekly / 8 hour crossing|
|Toulon - Ile Rousse with Corsica Sardinia Ferries - 6 Sailings Weekly / 6 hour 15 minute crossing|
|Toulon - Bastia with SNCM - 3 Sailings Weekly / 11 hour crossing|
|Toulon - Porto Vecchio with SNCM - 1 Sailing Weekly / 13 hour 30 minute crossing|
The French city and port of Marseille lies on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the south of France. It is France's second largest city and France's largest commercial port. Stretching to the east from the Old Port to the Reformes Quarter is the city's main thoroughfare. At the entrance to the Old Port are two large forts, Fort Saint Nicolas on the south and Fort Saint Jean on the north. The Frioul Archipelago is located in the Bay of Marseille and is made up of four islands. Located on one of the islands is the Chateau d'If which was made famous by the novel by Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo. The city's centre has a number of pedestrianised streets, most notably the Rue St Ferreol, Cours Julien near the Music Conservatory, the Cours Honore-d'Estienne-d'Orves which is off the Old Port, and the area around the Hotel de Ville.
Four ferry companies run routes out of Marseille and offer scheduled services to Corsica, Sardinia, Algeria and Tunisia. There are four separate terminals and are all in the "gares maritimes sud" (southern terminals) district. National Terminals One and Two serve passengers to and from Corsica and Sardinia, while International Terminals Three and Four serve passengers to and from Algeria and Tunisia.
The town of Porto Veccio is located on the island of Corsica and lies around 65 km to the east of Sartene and 25 km from Bonifacio. The town was built on the site of former salt marshes and is the reason why the region was not developed sooner because the marshes were infested with mosquitoes and malaria until to 20th century. However, during the 20th century the marshes were drained which enabled the town to develop into the resort that is visible today. Despite this relatively recent development, there was a citadel located on a hill that dates back to the 16th century, when the Genoese ruled Corsica, and today forms one part of the current town, with the other part being the town's marina. The picturesque marina has many cafes and restaurants to enjoy and is a great place to stroll through and spend a summer's evening relaxing with friends and family. Located within the citadel are the original defences and ramparts, around the Place de la Republique, and a number of charming old buildings that line narrow streets and squares.