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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a slight walk to get to the palace but it was worth it. I don't think the palace is open to the public so we just took pictures of the building. It was a breezy day so we just enjoyed the panoramic views-...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank katrinasheril
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Just a short stroll from the city centre this park gives great views of the city. The spirals give the park an arty feel.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank trelawney5
Reviewed April 17, 2019

The palace itself is a nice building, but the main property of this place is its location: I believe the best views of Marseille is available from here, even taking Notre Dame de la Garde basilica into account.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank turkeryilmaz
Reviewed February 10, 2019

The palais itself is off-limits so this is all about the surrounding park and the views it provides. It's a decent hike uphill to get there but absolutely worth it. You can look back over the city or admire the view of the sea. There's...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank krystallee6363
Reviewed December 27, 2018

It;'s a reasonable walk to get here, but absolutely worthwhile. The views back over the town and into the mountains and coasts in the distance are absolutely stunning. Allow enough time not only for some stunning photography but to simply take in the gorgeous views...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Craig_Tapper
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Built by French Emperor Napoleon III for his estranged empress Eugenie in 1858. It's big, and heavy, and lacks any interest whatsoever. The statue to lost mariners above the shore is strong and arresting. The series of iron sculptures on the near or land side...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob_and_friends-2014
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Veer off Boulevard Charles Livon and leave the traffic behind for a moment of peace. Follow your nose uphill. You won't regret it. Best view of 14 July fireworks, too - but normally closed at sunset.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank EAMouse
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We went here on a very windy day and its headland posiiton made it quite difficult not to get blown away. Great views and worth a short visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ann P
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a gorgeous spot to walk around and enjoy views of the city. There’s no admission fee to enjoy the grounds and if you are traveling with kids, there is a small playground. The palace and the port are both beautiful from the various...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MeghanM943
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Just across from our hotel - the New Hotel of Marseille. The palace is just a backdrop to extraordinary views across the river to the new port area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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