An exceptional heritage in Marseille

Discover a non-exhaustive list of must-see sites and monuments in Marseille. From the Château d'If to the Basilica of the Sacré Cœur via the Vieux Port and Borély Park, you will be charmed by the history of these emblematic places of the Phocaean City.

Also discover the destination's museums such as the Marseille Savon Museum or the Maison de la Boule de la Pétanque et du Jeu Provençal. You will love walking the streets of Marseille to discover hidden remains.
Museum offers a wide range of the Art of Mediterranean countries. A full departement is devoted to Egypt.
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    • Book shop
Historic site and monument
Marseille can claim to have existed for 2,600 years and therefore qualifies as France's oldest city. In 600 B.C., Greeks from Phocaea (in present-day ...
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    • Historical patrimony
Park and garden
Palais Longchamp : under the sign of culture and nature .
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    • Garden
    • Park
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
Notre-Dame de la Garde " La Bonne Mère ", emblematic figure of the city, watches over the sailors, the fishermen and all the inhabitants of ...
The Maison de la Boule awaits you, in a friendly atmosphere, to share a moment around the mini track or to enrich your boulomanes knowledge.
Historic site and monument
The bishop of "Aix", Lazarus, (whom tradition has long confused with Saint Lazarus, a disciple of Jesus) holds in the region a monk who came from ...
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 ...
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    • Triumphal arch
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 ...
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 ...
The neo-gothic church at the end of the 19th century was designed by" Abbé Pougnier", builder of numerous religious buildings in Algeria, Tunisia and...
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    • Church
The first French stadium built in concrete, the Stade Vélodrome was built for the 1938 Football World Cup.
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.
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 ...
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    • Book shop
Mucem has a conservation and resource centre located in La Belle de Mai' district not far from the train station Saint-Charles.
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 ...
Thee sites, three different athmospheres offering rewarding and amazing proposals to be discovered on 40 000 m2: the Mucem is a true 21 century...
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    • Media library
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...
Historic site and monument
The former Arcenaulx of Marseille occupied a space between the rue Breteuil, the quai des Belges, the quai de Rive-Neuve and the rue Fort Notre-Dame.
Historic site and monument
Located in the district of " Le Panier", this old hospice of the 17th century is composed of several wings closed on the outside and opened on a ...
The Marseille soap museum offers a unique tour inside the Savonnerie du midi factory
Historic site and monument
New landmark on the Old Port designed by the British Norman Foster, the 22m by 48m Ombrière has a triple function.
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. ...
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 ...