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Château d'If

36 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

March 29, 2014
superbe île à visiter - beautiful island to visit - hermosa isla para visitar
February 23, 2018
belle vue de marseille
November 17, 2017
Discover the prison and the island of Monte Christo and Iron Mask.
Robert & Marie
Robert & Marie
August 9, 2012
Island of Monte Cristo's jail. Dumas used this castle to write his celebrate book
The Welcomer
The Welcomer
July 9, 2013
Ancienne prison sur l'ile s'If d'où Edmond Dantes s'échappa dans Le compte de Monte Cristo. If Castle, a former prison, from where Edmond Dantes escaped in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Harbour / Marina
“There are many beaches in Marseille, but the best beaches to swim are definitely the ones on Frioul Island, at 45 minutes by the ferry from Vieux Port (the roundtrip ticket costs 11,10 euros). On this beautiful island, you will find many little creeks with a wonderful view over Marseille.”
  • 131 locals recommend
“If you come in Marseille you have to get there ! Notre dame de la Garde is a church dedicated to Marie which is on the top of a higher mount in Marseille. From a Christian site, it has become for all Marseille inhabitants, a kind of symbol of the city whatever religion they follow, if ever they follow one. Most important, from its foot you can see a panorama of all the city, it is really wonderful. You can get there by car, bus, touristic train, taxi , but remember that the last hundred meters have to be walked on foot and to make a wish once up there ! ”
  • 447 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Museum of the Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean (Mucem) is a national museum located in Marseille. It opened on 7 June 2013, when Marseille was the European Capital of Culture. It has a total surface area of 45,000 square metres, including 4,900 square metres of exhibition space and 7,000 square metres of storerooms containing the museum's 350,000 or so references. A museum of society, the Mucem is devoted to the civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean. The exhibitions are based on various scientific advances: anthropology, archaeology, history, art history and contemporary art. The museum offers information on the ancient foundations of this basin of civilization, as well as the tensions that run through it up to the present day. Translated with (free version)”
  • 539 locals recommend
“From the Réformé church (up the Canebière) you can follow the Boulevard Longchamp where you can see nice example of old upper-class buildings to arrive to Palais Longchamp. The palais is worth visiting though it won't take you long. You can visit the "musee des beaux arts" as well as the natural history museum.”
  • 227 locals recommend
“The location (Panier neighbourhood) and the structure themselves are nice for a casual stroll. La Vieille Charité has consistently exceptional exhibits. ”
  • 167 locals recommend
1 Quai de la Fraternité
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 13001
Phone+33 6 03 06 25 26
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:30 AM