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Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde

Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 13 40 80
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Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 13 40 80
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the Highest point ouf view of Marseille very beautiful and typical you can see people from all over the world it s often windy

Thank carolinemadeleineg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not religious but absolutely adore church architecture. This is a fantastic example atop a hill in Marseilles with views to die for. An absolute must when you are in Marseilles.

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very impressive and beautiful basilique situated on a hill above Marseille. A unbelievable view to lovely Marseille!

Thank Suren A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see and best done with a tour guide to understand and appreciate the finer points of the history.

Thank Tammy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Climb climb climb up top as your activity and visit to see the best first as well as to get oriented to the rest of the central area.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing moorish influenced architecture. Be warned, there are a tons of steps. Worth going all the way to top. They do have lifts or elevators, but they filled up quickly.

Thank TBSoCal71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Little Train from the Vieux Port up to the Basilica. The Basilica is situated at the top of the hill and it is quite a strenuous walk uphill but for the very fit this is an option. The Basilica is worth seeing...More

Thank SandraLotra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 60 bus or the delightful "train" can take you to the top. The views of the city, the coast and the islands are most attractive and worth the trouble of reaching that spot. The Basilique and the crypt I found rather less than inspiring,...More

Thank gwilym_w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to walk up to the Basilica which is possible if you’re relatively active. The views over Marseilles are amazing as is the Basilica itself

Thank Bindu A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A guided tour or reading some history is recommended, because the basilique is quite special. However it is quite small and quite average inside, apart from the paintings of ships from different missionaries. The views from the basilique however are quite scenic, but the parking...More

Thank Yelena V
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December 30, 2017|
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Response from Kemeny | Reviewed this property |
So every 20 minutes, the departure point is close to the petrol station of the yacht harbour (Vieux-Port de Marseille). You can find all of the information on the web, just search: The Marseilles fun train - Le petit train... More
Lynden K
November 26, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can drive all the way to the building. On the way up you will see a few levels of parking, just continue to the bldg unless you are in yhe mood for a steep hike.
Lynden K
November 26, 2017|
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Response from AnnieRafters | Reviewed this property |
We saw a lot of coaches for organised tours. Not sure how close parking is for cars as we visited using e-bikes which was great fun and so much easier than walking! Enjoy.