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Things to Do in Marseille

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Abbaye St-Victor
Founded in the fourth century by St-Cassien, who...
Religious Sites Marseille
 
Bar de la Marine
Even if you've never read or seen Marcel Pagnol's...
Restaurants Marseille
 
Cathédrale de la Nouvelle Major
This gargantuan, neo-Byzantine 19th-century...
Religious Sites Marseille
 
Centre de la Vieille Charité
At the top of the Panier district you'll find...
Religious Sites Marseille
 
Château d'If
In the 16th century, François I recognized the...
Castles / Palaces, Military Sites, Islands Marseille
 
Cours Julien
A center of bohemian flânerie (hanging out),...
Squares Marseille
 
Jardin du Pharo
The Pharo, another larger-than-life edifice...
Gardens / Arboretums Marseille
 
L'Estaque
At this famous village north of Marseille,...
Towns Marseille
 
La Canebière
This wide avenue leading from the port, known...
Neighborhoods / Streets Marseille
 
Le Centre d'Art MaMo
Eighteen stories up, atop Le Corbusier's colossal...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Le Panier
This is the heart of old Marseille, a maze of...
Neighborhoods / Streets Marseille
 
Le Port Antique
This garden in front of the Musée d'Histoire de...
Archaeological Sites Marseille
 
Les Arcenaulx
In this broad, elegant stone armory, first built...
Stores / Malls Marseille
 
Marché aux Poissons
Up and going by 8 am every day, this...
Markets / Bazaars Marseille
 
Musée Borély
After a top-to-bottom renovation for European...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Musée Cantini
Set in a beautifully restored 17th-century house,...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Musée d'Art Contemporain
The contemporary arts museum (MAC) houses a...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Musée d'Histoire de Marseille
With the Port Antique in front, this modern,...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Musée des Civilisations de L'Europe et de la Mediterranée
After a lengthy renovation, the Museum of the...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Musée des Docks Romains
In 1943 Germans destroyed the neighborhood along...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Musée Grobet-Labadié
This lovely and intimate museum houses the...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Musée Regards de Provence
This beautifully renovated 1948 architectural...
Museums / Galleries Marseille
 
Navette
In keeping with the Vieux Port's substantially...
Transportation Sites, Nautical Sites Marseille
 
Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde
Towering above the city and visible for miles...
Religious Sites Marseille
 
Palais de Longchamp
This recently renovated extravagant and grandiose...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Marseille
 
Place Thiars
An ensemble of Italianate 18th-century buildings...
Squares Marseille
 
Rue Longue-des-Capucins/Rue d'Aubagne
Stepping into this atmospheric neighborhood, you...
Neighborhoods / Streets Marseille
 
Théâtre National de Marseille La Criée
Behind the floridly decorated facade of this...
Arts / Performance Venues Marseille
 
Villa Méditerranée
Forming a striking black-white contrast with its...
Arts / Performance Venues Marseille

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