Abbaye St-Victor

Church in Marseille

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To the west of the Vieux Port lies Abbaye St-Victor, the birthplace of Christianity in Marseille, built on a 3rd century BC necropolis. It's €2 to visit the crypts, with guided tours available from 4pm to 6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays (or download a 'tour' from