Château d'If Ticket in Marseille

Sightseeing Tickets & Passes in Marseille

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• Enter this impressive centuries-old fortress known as Château d'If! • Explore the halls of a castle that served as the setting for Alexander Dumas’ “The Count of Monte Cristo” • Wander around the prison and the cells where those who opposed the French royal powers were jailed • Open your information pamphlet and learn about the history and significance of the chateau as you move along • Breathe in the soothing smell of sea salt and marvel at the gorgeous expanse of the Mediterranean Sea
If you’re visiting the magnificent city of Marseille during your trip to France and you’re wondering what you can do over there, then you might want to know that there’s a preserved centuries-old castle there that you can visit. It’s part of the Frioul archipelago on the Mediterranean Sea and it can only be accessed by hopping on a boat. Marvel at its towering walls and stroll along its ramparts. If you’re a fan of Alexander Dumas’ novels, then you’ll be delighted to be in one of the settings for his acclaimed novel, “The Count of Monte Cristo”. Open your information pamphlet as you saunter down the halls and learn about how the castle turned into a prison for those who rebelled agains the French royal powers in the past. Enter the many jail cells and learn about the people who inhabited them. The fortress also has wonderful vantage points that’ll give you amazing views of the Mediterranean Sea’s gorgeous expanse, so make sure to bring a camera so you can take breathtaking snapshots of the seascape while you revel in the joys of feeling a cool sea breeze wafting on your face. This is definitely a must for any adventurer visiting Marseille.How To Use • You may enter directly with either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity Château d'If Information: Opening Hours • 10:00am-6:05pm, daily from 1 Apr-30 Sep (last admission is at 5:30pm) • 10:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday-Sunday from 1 Oct-31 Mar (last admission is at 4:30pm) • Closed on 25 Dec and 1 Jan

What’s included

  • 1 information pamphlet (French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Czech, and Portuguese)
  • Please choose your information pamphlet's language before entering Château d'If

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Skipping security check lines
  • A tour guide
  • Food and beverages
  • Other personal expenses
  • Ferry Ticket