La Méridionale: Ferries, Tickets & Info

General info

La Méridionale is a French shipping company founded in 1928, based in Marseille. With decades of experience, La Méridionale specializes in freight and passenger transport in the Mediterranean. The company stands out for its high-quality and innovative services, environmental commitment, and customer satisfaction.

La Méridionale ferry routes

La Méridionale operates ferry routes from the port of Marseille in France to Corsica (Ajaccio, Porto Vecchio) and Morocco (Tangier), with many weekly crossings.

The ferry routes served by La Méridionale are:

  • Marseille - Ajaccio
  • Marseille - Porto Vecchio
  • Marseille - Tanger Med

All routes are active year-round, with increased frequency usually in the summer.

La Méridionale fleet & ships

The fleet of La Méridionale consists of 4 vessels: Piana, Kalliste, Girolata, and Pelagos.

All company ferries have modern facilities, including car decks for the transportation of cars, motorcycles, bicycles, and motorhomes.

La Méridionale discounts & offers

The ferry company La Méridionale offers special discounts for specific passenger categories, including:

  • Corsica residents
  • Families
  • Senior passengers
  • Large groups of travelers

In addition, passengers can take advantage of special offers on ferries to both Corsica and Morocco that the company provides several times a year.

By planning your trip on Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers and discounts, and book ferry tickets with La Méridionale at the best prices.

La Méridionale special amenities & facilities

With La Méridionale, your holidays begin upon boarding the ferry! The company’s vessels have modern facilities and offer a wide variety of services, so you can enjoy a comfortable journey.

All ferries have cabins that can accommodate up to 4 people. They are all equipped with TVs and have en-suite bathrooms with showers and toilets. There are also cabins suitable for people with reduced mobility on ferries to both Morocco and Corsica.

Traveling with La Méridionale is also ideal for families with children, as the Piana and the Girolata vessels have play areas for kids 6-12 years old, and the company organizes special activities for children in the summer. There is also a nursery with changing tables and bottle warmers available on Girolata and Kalliste.

All La Méridionale ferries have restaurants and/or self-service restaurants where you can enjoy Mediterranean and Corsican specialities. Apart from the dining areas, there is also an armchair lounge with a luggage area, a spacious deck and a lounge bar where you can relax. Piana is also equipped with a cinema where you can watch a film for free every evening after dinner!

As for pets, they are welcome on most La Méridionale ferries and have their own facilities on board. On ferries to Corsica, pets can travel in an air-conditioned, supervised kennel. Keep in mind that pets cannot travel on Pelagos ferries, since there are no kennels on board.

Wi-Fi on board is available on the Girolata and Pelagos ships.

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Vessel 6 vessels
Destinations 4 destinations
Traveler 1k ferryhoppers

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Discounts

Adult (full fare)
Full fare with no discount
Senior (60+)
Discount for people aged 60 years and over
Child (4-11)
Discount for children aged 4-11 years
Child (2-3)
Discount for children aged 2-3 years
Infant (0-1)
Discount for infants aged 0-12 months

Ferries - La Meridionale

Piana
Vessel type: Open deck Length: 180m
Passenger capacity: 750 Vehicle capacity: 200
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is not available on board The ferry has a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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Pelagos
Vessel type: Catamaran Length: 186m
Passenger capacity: 0 Vehicle capacity: 100
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is available on board (charges may apply) The ferry has a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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Girolata
Vessel type: Open deck Length: 177m
Passenger capacity: 816 Vehicle capacity: 200
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is available on board (charges may apply) The ferry has a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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Vizzavona
Vessel type: Catamaran Length: 188m
Passenger capacity: 875 Vehicle capacity: 0
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is not available on board The ferry has a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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A Galeotta
Vessel type: Open deck Length: 207m
Passenger capacity: 0 Vehicle capacity: 0
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is not available on board The ferry has a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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Kalliste
Vessel type: Open deck Length: 165m
Passenger capacity: 500 Vehicle capacity: 160
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is not available on board The ferry has a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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