Guarding Marseille’s harbour, across the water from Fort St-Nicolas, is Fort St-Jean, founded in the 13th century by the Knights...
Jardin du Pharo
Perched at the edge of the peninsula along the southern side of the Vieux Port, the Jardin du Pharo is a perfect picnic spot and ideal...
Heading west of the Vieux Port brings you to Abbaye St-Victor, birthplace of Christianity in Marseille and built on a 3rd century BC...
Théâtre National de Marseille
Dance and drama, sometimes in English.
Le Chalet du Pharo
Only Marseillais and those in the know are privy to this little chalet with a very big view, secreted in the Jardin du Pharo. Its...
Fort St-Nicolas information
Guarding Marseille’s harbour on the southern side is Fort St-Nicolas, originally built in the 17th century for King Louis XIV.