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Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I believe a must see, inside the well decorated Basilika and outside with a fantastic overview over marseilles

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Reviewed yesterday

The basilique is very beautiful, gold and elegant. The view is very emotional, from the up you can see all Marseille and enjoy the landscape of the city. To go up you need from the city center around 30 minutes and it is a little...More

Thank Silvia C
Reviewed yesterday

Nice views from the Basilque, not suitable for disable travelers. The overall place was nice. If you have health problems get the bus up.

Thank sarahtaylor72
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had hoped to take the Petite Train up to church however because it had been threatening rain it was not running. We took the #60 bus that was so packed that every bump and bend the passengers would scream and laugh. A beautiful view...More

Thank GrandPenguins
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 BorisBru
Reviewed 2 weeks 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.

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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
2 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