An exceptional heritage in Marseille

"Oldest town of France with 2 600 years of history, Marseille will open the doors of its new history museum in September, Thursday, September 12, ...
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Book shop
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 ...
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
This district dates back to the beginning of the 19th century, a period marked in Marseille by strong economic growth and major urban development.
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 neo-gothic church at the end of the 19th century was designed by" Abbé Pougnier", builder of numerous religious buildings in Algeria, Tunisia and...
  • 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.
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.
The year 2013 saw the inauguration of a new facility dedicated to a contemporary creation.The view, more precisely the rehabilitation of La ...
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
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).
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
Historic site and monument
On the quai du Port, in the old city, the Panier district tells the story of Marseille.
Museum offers a wide range of the Art of Mediterranean countries. A full departement is devoted to Egypt.
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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.
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 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 ...
Park and garden
Palais Longchamp : under the sign of culture and nature .
  • themes :
    • Garden
    • Park
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.
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. ...
Historic site and monument
The esplanade J4 located between the fort Saint-Jean and the cathedral La Major, in edge of sea, it profits from a superb framework.
Historic site and monument
For 26 centuries, the Old Port has been the prestigious theater where the history of Marseille is played out.
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
The Canebière was built in 1666 when Louis XIV gave instructions for the city to be increased in size. The name comes from the Provençal "Canebe" ...