Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #7 in Marseille, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.8 km
Ascend 35 m
Descend 145 m

Experience Marseille in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in MarseilleIndividual Sights in Marseille

Sight 1: Notre-Dame de la Garde

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Notre-Dame de la Garde, known to local citizens as la Bonne Mère, is a Catholic basilica in Marseille, Southern France, the city's best-known symbol. The site of a popular Assumption Day pilgrimage, it is the most visited site in Marseille. It was built on the foundations of an ancient fort at the highest natural point in Marseille, a 149 m (489 ft) limestone outcropping on the south side of the Old Port of Marseille.

Wikipedia: Notre-Dame de la Garde (EN), Website

1518 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: Église Saint-Joseph

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The Église Saint-Joseph is a Roman Catholic church in Marseille.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Joseph (Marseille) (EN), Website

175 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Église Saint-Nicolas-de-Myre

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The church of Saint-Nicolas de Myre is the oldest oriental church in Marseille and France, it is, since its inauguration in 1822, the witness of the oriental immigration to Marseille and has two originalities, its architecture with its layout and its oriental décor. It is the first church of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church. The Divine Liturgy, of the Byzantine rite, is celebrated in Arabic and French.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Nicolas-de-Myre de Marseille (FR)

320 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Église Saint-Lazare

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The Convent of St. Lazarus is a convent located in Marseille, France.

Wikipedia: Couvent Saint-Lazare (FR)

770 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur

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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Marseille is one of the minor basilicas of the Roman Catholic Church, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ. It is located in Marseille on Avenue du Prado, in the Rouet district, in the 8th arrondissement. Built in the first half of the twentieth century in a Romano-Byzantine style, it was consecrated on May 5, 1947 by Cardinal Roques, Archbishop of Rennes, then erected as a minor basilica on September 17, 1997 by Pope John Paul II. The building was built to commemorate the plague of 1720 and serve as a memorial to the First World War.

Wikipedia: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Marseille (FR)


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