Sights & Attractions in Provence


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
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
In keeping with the Vieux Port's substantially...
Transportation Sites, Nautical Sites Marseille
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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