The harbor and the old port of Marseille are incredibly beautiful.
The Saint-Jean fort has outstanding view of the harbor.
How to do?
1. Walk along the seafront to get the fort: it's located right on the demi-island.
2. Climb to the fort's top.
3. Take photos with the beautiful harbor.
Where to do?
The majestic medieval building Fort Saint-Jean is located on the demi-island in the north part of Marseille harbor.2
Location: Promenade Louis Brauquier, you can get it by metro on the M1 line, Vieux-Port Hôtel de Ville station.
When to do?
Any time you like, but better right before the sunset.
More things to do in Marseille
Climb to the St. Mary's Lighthouse
A white 21-meter high limestone served as a landmark for seafarers and fishermen looking for a road to their native harbor since 1855.FREE2
An ancient French legend says that this fish soup goddess Aphrodite prepared to her lover in order to give him strength and energy for the whole day.2
Taste the pastis
The most popular alcohol drink in France, which the locals and travelers like to drink as an aperitif in any time of the day. 24
Buy Marseille soap
Traditional French handmade soap was first manufactured in Marseille. It was made only of natural products without the addition of animal fats. 32
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