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Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see in Marseille. You can easily get here on A local bus that will drop you off right in front. The views of Marseille and the sea are incredible. The inside of the church is amazing. Be sure to allow adequate...More

Thank SueInClearwater
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took a Sunday hike up (reasonably easy with 20-degree slope) from downtown Marseille. The view at the top is magnificent. Highly recommended ... you can also take a bus or a taxi to get there.

Thank Dangoh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth the trip to the top for the incredible views, but the cathedral has its own unique beauty as well. Love the Romanesque style of the cathedral. The interior is a beautiful sight. Love the colors and my kids loved the hanging ships. Best way...More

Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Notre Dame de la Garde on a tuk tuk tour...I didn't know it was on our tour so this was a nice surprise! Such a beautiful basilique! The views inside and out were amazing.

Thank prayl0419
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am not the first one to say or write this but it is a MUST when in Marseille. It is a spectacular place with a special charm where we spent almost 2 hours partly because of the breathtaking views. You can see the entire...More

Thank BorisB3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Church is beautiful and has several terraces where you can get amazing views of the whole city. Definitely worth going up especially just before sunset so you can see the city below in daylight and nighttime.

Thank nuyu2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture itself of Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde in beautiful and quite a marvel. Although it is encroached on by commercial installations in the lower level, the church still stands majestically. Plus the terrace at the entry level of the church offers a...More

Thank natasbones
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth the climb to the top of this structure. 360 degree views of the city and a nice place to sit in the sun. Perfect activity if you are looking to expend some energy on the climb. Car transport available too.

Thank Cocobear948
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

....and save yoirself the epic up hill walk to Notre Dame which is an absolutely stunning building that is well worth the effort to see. Then there is the panoramic views across the city once you've got therw which are spectacular. There is a small...More

Thank GC1515
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is top of the hill with 360 vistas of the city. There were a number of stairs but there is also an elevator at least from the lower level gift shop 2 deck and likely from 1 deck up to 6 deck gift shop....More

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1 August 2018|
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Response from deval33 | Reviewed this property |
you can try the tgv or you have the flexbus that should go from nice to marseille
11 April 2018|
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Response from deval33 | Reviewed this property |
i do have three friends that do private tours of the monuments and other areas in marseille if you are interested i can pass you thier numbers
1 March 2018|
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Response from KALIST0 | Reviewed this property |
There is the bus Number 60 , takes like 15 min from old port center to basilique notre dame de la garde