An exceptional heritage in Marseille

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...
Museum offers a wide range of the Art of Mediterranean countries. A full departement is devoted to Egypt.
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Book shop
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
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 Maison de la Boule awaits you, in a friendly atmosphere, to share a moment around the mini track or to enrich your boulomanes knowledge.
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
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
For 26 centuries, the Old Port has been the prestigious theater where the history of Marseille is played out.
The year 2013 saw the inauguration of a new facility dedicated to a contemporary creation.The view, more precisely the rehabilitation of La ...
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
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 ...
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historical patrimony
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 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
Notre-Dame de la Garde " La Bonne Mère ", emblematic figure of the city, watches over the sailors, the fishermen and all the inhabitants of ...
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 ...
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" ...
Historic site and monument
The new cathedral "La Major" was built by Léon Vaudoyer between 1852 and 1893 in a romano-byzantine style.
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
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
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
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, ...
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 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
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 ...