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This is the highest point in the city and provides amazing views. The Basilique is an amazing piece of architecture and beautifully decorated inside.
We took the tourist train to the top and then walked down to the port.
Cathedrals are designed to inspire and this succeeds. The grand size, amount of gold leaf, and placement on the highest point overlooking Marseilles are each breathtaking. Ship models hanging in the church, and the ship mosaic behind the alter are all testaments to the maritime...More
We used the small train to get around Marseille. The Basilica was definately the highlight of the day but the old port area was beautiful as well. Between the fresh seafood and street performers it was quite a day.
The big attraction in Marseille. Worth the uphill journey to see the entire city and port from above. The cathedral inside is beautiful, has small model ships suspended from the ceiling and paintings hanging on the walls in thanks for good turn of events. There...More
Unbeatable views from the highest point in the city. The inside of the church is fascinating and beautiful. This should be on any Marseille tourist's must-do list.
You can walk up the hill if you're looking for a hot, sweaty workout! I'd suggest a taxi...More
Free entry to main chapel and free decent toilets. Admission payable for some areas. Great views. Easily reached by the 'Little Train' 8 Euros from town centre, however due to the steepness of the hillside the Little Train is unreliable if there is rainfall. You...More
We took a bus up and then climbed the final 75 or so stairs. The view of the city and the sea are dramatic from the top of the hill. Inside is a truly beautiful cathedral, but what sets it apart from most is that...More
The basilica seems smaller inside than the imposing exterior would suggest when you see it from a distance. If you are looking for some exercise, walk up via Montée de l’Oratoire or Montée de la Bonne Mere. You will be rewarded with some amazing views...More
The basilica is about a 15-minute drive from the port by taxi, and very close to the MuCem, the modern museum focused on Mediterranean culture. Entrance is free, so a visit to both makes for a pleasant afternoon.