An exceptional heritage in Marseille

Thee sites, three different athmospheres offering rewarding and amazing proposals to be discovered on 40 000 m2: the Mucem is a true 21 century...
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Media library
Historic site and monument
In the 13th century, the Hospitallers of Saint John of Jerusalem set up a fortress and a commandery at the entrance to the port.
Historic site and monument
This district dates back to the beginning of the 19th century, a period marked in Marseille by strong economic growth and major urban development.
Water sports Leisure marina
Second last port of Marseille in direction of the creeks. Entrance: 4 m. Fore-port: 2 m. Basin: 1 meter. Maximum length boats: 10 meters. Nb of ...
Water sports Leisure marina
Access by all weather, due east by the big pass. Draft : fore-port (5 to 7m m) - basin (5 to 7m).
Historic site and monument
The Triumphal Arch of the door of Aix " L'Arc de Triomphe de la Porte d'Aix" was realized by the architect Penchaud. Started in 1823, it was not ...
  • themes :
    • Triumphal arch
Water sports Leisure marina
Depth: outer pier (2m) - outer harbor (3m) - basin (2,20m). Maximum length of the boats : 20m. Access to the port through the lighthouse pass. ...
Discover with a guide the building, the roof terrace, the shopping street and, exclusively, the ...
Historic site and monument
On the quai du Port, in the old city, the Panier district tells the story of Marseille.
Historic site and monument
The Place Général de Gaulle is an easy and important landmark in downtown Marseille, near the Old Port: it overlooks the famous Canebière and faces...
It is located in the room of the Paumme game where the corps of Marseille federates who made the ' chant de l'armée" du Rhin' famous before it ...
Historic site and monument
The Chamber of Commerce of Marseille, the oldest in France, was created in 1599 with the appointment of four deputies in charge of defending the ...
The fort is composed of the fort d'Entrecasteaux, above, and the fort Ganteaume below. Located on a strategic site at the entrance of the Old Port, ...
Mucem has a conservation and resource centre located in La Belle de Mai' district not far from the train station Saint-Charles.
Historic site and monument
Begun in 1848, the work on the Corniche led in 1863 to the construction of two viaducts to cross the Auffes and Fausse-Monnaie creeks.
Historic site and monument
On the site of the Arsenal des Galères installed by Louis XIV, there is now a large Italian-style pedestrian square designed and lit by the architect...
Historic site and monument
The construction of the Sacred Heart church dates from 1920 by T. Dupoux. Because it was not completed, the lack of finishing touches gave it a more ...
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Church
Historic site and monument
The new cathedral "La Major" was built by Léon Vaudoyer between 1852 and 1893 in a romano-byzantine style.
Park and garden
The Borély park, which covers 18 hectares (including 1.2 hectares for the botanical garden), is the most popular green space in Marseille.
  • themes :
    • Park
Historic site and monument
In 1516, François I, King of France, stopped in Marseille after the victory of Marignan. From the island of If, he studied the city's defenses and ...
Historic site and monument
The site of the Ancient Port (named Jardin des vestiges when it was opened to the public in 1983) presents the results of the first major urban ...
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Archeological site
Historic site and monument
For 26 centuries, the Old Port has been the prestigious theater where the history of Marseille is played out.
The museum retraces life in the Marseille regions from th e 18 th to the 19 th century: furniture, costumes and objects recreating the traditional ...
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Book shop
The Marseille soap museum offers a unique tour inside the Savonnerie du midi factory