Took the 60 bus from the old town as we had a 72 hour transport pass. Views are amazing and was free to enter as summer holidays. Well worth the visit.
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Stunning architecture, well worth a visit. Also, a lovely cool place when the heat outside is intense. Free entrance too.
We arrived here via the tourist train from the Old Port area - you can stop here as long as you like (keep your tickets!) and then ride back down again. We went in the church and the crypt and walked all way round &...More
The hike towards the baislique was round 45 minutes from the vieux port. There is another way back, so you do not need to walk the same way down as up. The basilique was really nice to visit!
You can get there by a shuttle (near port) and amazing views overlooking the city. Stunning historical church- worth the trip!
Fantastic view over the city and the sea, walked up from the Vieux Port and enjoyed the sun and the view. The church was nice but nothing special. For me a must when visiting Marseille.
We climbed the steep path to Notre Dame de la Garde and found it worth doing for the panoramic views alone. The church itself offers a welcome respite from the summer heat (wear sunblock) and the wardens are welcoming and friendly with tourists, who were...More
The basilica and crypt are a must. The ornate work is incredible and the fact you don't have to pay is amazing. We sat and absorbed the work. Incredible. The the views from the top breathtaking. Yes it's busy, yes there are lots of tourists...More
This opulent 19th-century Romano-Byzantine basilica occupies Marseille’s highest point, La Garde (162m). Built between 1853 and 1864, it is ornamented with coloured marble, murals depicting the safe passage of sailing vessels and superb mosaics. The hilltop gives 360-degree panoramas of the city. The church’s bell...More