Marseille, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Marseille, France? If you're planning to go to Marseille, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Marseille, France

Based on the climate and weather in Marseille, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Marseille, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Marseille, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Marseille, France by month

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January

If you go to Marseille in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

February

If you visit Marseille during February, you might find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

March

Traveling to Marseille in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

April

April in Marseille is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

May

If you are traveling to Marseille in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

June

If you vacation in Marseille during June, you might see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

July

July is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

August

August here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

September

September in Marseille is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

October

October for Marseille is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

November

Traveling to Marseille in November, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

December

December in Marseille is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to visit the charming Abbey of Saint Victor, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

Activities for Marseille, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Marseille.

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