Discover Corbières Garden in l’Estaque

Corbières garden is located in the 16th arrondissement of Marseille, at the limits of the Rove district. It was created at the same time as the famous Estaque beaches (from their real name, Plages...

Discover Lenche Place : the oldest place of Marseille

Located near the Vieux-Port and Le Panier historic quarter, the place de Lenche is said to be the oldest place of Marseille. This place was named after a Corsican family who built on it a...

Discover Valmer Park : one of the most beautiful views of the sea

Perched on a small hill in the 7th arrondissement, the Parc Valmer overlooks the Corniche Kennedy. If you wander on the south coast, stop there for a break, discover a gorgeous villa from the...

Visit the If Castle (Monte Cristo legend) in the Frioul island

An old fortress that became a prison, the Château d’If held the Comte de Monte-Cristo, a famous character from Alexandre Dumas novel. Today it is one of the city’s most visited spots. From le Vieux-Port, take...

Discover Cours Honoré d’Estienne d’Orves : an italian place in city center

This is a giant and lively place: the Cours Honoré d’Estienne d’Orves is fully pedestrian and an ideal spot to have break in the city’s centre. Located a stone’s throw from the Vieux-Port, the place...

Visit the Old Charity : Archeology and African arts museum

“La Vieille Charité” or “Old charity” used to be an hospice for Marseille beggars and poor people. It now houses one of the most important cultural centre of the city, in Le Panier quarter. Built...

Visit Saint Victor abbey : one of the oldest monument of the city

Saint Victor abbey is a gorgeous edifice, an emblem of Marseille religious buildings. You cannot miss its high towers visible from the Vieux-Port. If you visit it, you will learn more about Marseille history...

Discover the Borely Castle

The Château Borély was named after the family who built it. Louis Borély was a rich merchant whose desire was to build a bastide (vast and majestic houses typical of Provence) on the rural...

Visit Marseille City Town Hall

If you wander on the Vieux-Port quays, you cannot miss the Hôtel de Ville. Located on the right bank near Le Panier quarter and facing Notre-Dame de la Garde, our town hall has a...

Discover the Old Port of Marseille : the heart of the city

Located at the bottom of La Canebière, the old Port (Vieux-Port) symbolises Marseille’s heart. Before being this charming marina, it was Marseille economic heart until the 19th Century. Today, it is the city most popular...

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