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.
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.
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Dated of the second half of the 18th century chateau Borely is emblematic of pleasure homes built around the city by the rich families from ...
The Marseille soap museum offers a unique tour inside the Savonnerie du midi factory
The year 2013 saw the inauguration of a new facility dedicated to a contemporary creation.The view, more precisely the rehabilitation of La ...
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 ...
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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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. ...
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 bell tower which dates from the 18th century replaces the "Sauveterre Tower" ( la Tour Sauveterre) which rang the tocsin and convened the ...
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    • Church
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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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
On the quai du Port, in the old city, the Panier district tells the story of 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, ...
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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
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
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 ...
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 first French stadium built in concrete, the Stade Vélodrome was built for the 1938 Football World Cup.
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...
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
The fort consists of Fort d'Entrecasteaux above and Fort Ganteaume below. Strategically located at the entrance to the Vieux Port, this fort was built...
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
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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