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Notre-Dame de la Garde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Notre-Dame de la Garde (literally Our Lady of the Guard), is a Catholic basilica in Marseille, France. This Neo-Byzantine church was built by the architect Henri-Jacques Espérandieu on the foundations of an ancient fort located at the highest natural point in Marseille, a 149 m (490 ft) limestone outcrop on the south side of the Old Port.

Calanque de Sugiton

The Calanque de Sugiton is one of the numerous calanques located between Marseille and Cassis. While quite small, Sugiton is perhaps the most known of all Marseille Calanques, simply because it can be easily accessed by hikers, starting from Luminy University Campus, and because it is open to tourists even during hot season, unlike most Calanques.

Musée d'histoire de Marseille

Le musée d'histoire de Marseille est un musée consacrée à l' histoire de la ville de Marseille. Fondé en 1983, il a été entièrement rénové et a rouvert en 2013 à l'occasion de Marseille-Provence 2013.

Fort Saint-Jean (Marseille)

Fort Saint-Jean is a fortification in Marseille, built in 1660 by Louis XIV at the entrance to the Old Port. Since 2013 it is linked by two thin bridges to the historical district Le Panier and to the first French national museum to be located outside Paris; called Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée.

Abbey of Saint Victor, Marseille

The Abbey of Saint Victor is a late Roman former monastic foundation in Marseille in the south of France, named after the local soldier saint and martyr, Victor of Marseilles. Tradition holds that in about 415, John Cassian founded two monasteries of St. Victor at Marseille, one for men (the later Abbey of St.

Calanque de Morgiou

The Calanque de Morgiou is one of the biggest calanques located between Marseille and Cassis. Formerly a fishing port, it is famous for the gigantic tuna fishing organized there in 1622, when the king Louis XIII paid a visit to Marseille. It still houses small fishing cabins, but they're now used for tourism rather than fishing.

Vallon des Auffes

Le vallon des Auffes est un petit port de pêche du 7e arrondissement de Marseille. Il est situé à 2,5 km au sud du Vieux-Port par la corniche Kennedy, entre la plage des Catalans et l'anse de Malmousque.

Calanques National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Calanques National Park is a national park located in southern France, established in 2012. It extends over 520 km 2 (201 sq mi), of which 85 km 2 (33 sq mi) is land, while the remaining is marine area. It includes parts of the Massif des Calanques stretching between Marseille and Cassis.

Old Port of Marseille

The Old Port of Marseille (French : Vieux-Port) is located at the end of the Canebière. It has been the natural harbour of Marseille since antiquity and is now the main popular place in Marseille, mainly pedestrian since 2013.

Palais du Pharo - Wikipédia

Le palais du Pharo est un monument marseillais dont la construction fut ordonnée par Napoléon III pour l' impératrice Eugénie dans la deuxième moitié du . Il appartient aujourd'hui à la ville de Marseille et constitue un lieu d'accueil pour des congrès et diverses manifestations.

Cité radieuse de Marseille

L' unité d'habitation de Marseille, connue sous le nom de " Cité radieuse " mais que certains Marseillais nomment familièrement " La Maison du fada ", est une résidence édifiée entre 1947 et 1952 par Le Corbusier dans le quartier de Sainte-Anne, dans le 8e arrondissement.