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13 things to doin Marseille
How to visit the prison cell of The Count of Monte Cristo in Marseille
How to taste the pastis in Marseille
How to climb the roof of the Basilica Notre-Dame de la Garde in Marseille
How to walk through the Old Port in Marseille
How to buy fresh oysters in the Old Port in Marseille
How to take a walk true the Pannier quarter in Marseille
How to take an excursion to the calanques in Marseille
Notre-Dame de la Garde#3 of 13 places to visit in Marseille
The basilica was built in the highest point in Marseille and replaced the church also named Notre-Dame de la Garde. You can see it from any part of the city.
Local citizenes call this basilica "Good Mother" ( La Bonne Mère) and regard it as a city-keeper.
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Notre-Dame de la Garde on the mapLocation: Rue Fort du Sanctuaire
More places to visit in Marseille
The majestic medieval building Fort Saint-Jean is located on the demi-island in the north part of Marseille harbor.2
Four des Navettes bakery
The oldest bakery in Marseilles that is famous for traditional Provence busсits called navett which are baking in the shape of boats.2
An impregnable citadel, a fort on the If island, which was built to protect Marseille from any conquerors attacking from the sea.5
The Old Port
The first french port, the Old Port, called Vieux-Port, was built in 600 B.C. And plenty of yachts and fishmen boats are moored here nowadays.6
In the museum gathered the most incredible inhabitants of the seas and oceans from tiny plankton to gigantic stuffed animals and skeletons of a whales or octopus.0